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dekusvamp

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Yepp i got a new CPU (HP PADV61100EO), and its running kinda slow in comparison to these stats:

Processor
Type AMD Turion 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile
Number RM75
Speed (GHz) 2,20
CPU Cache 1 MB L3
Chipset AMD M770

Memory
RAM Type DDR2
RAM (MB) 4 096
RAM Speed (MHz) 800
RAM Slot (Total) 2
RAM Slot (Empty) 0
Max. Ram at upgrade (MB) 8 192

Hard Disk
Type SATA
Rotation speed (RPM) 5 400
Capability (GB) 320

Sounds/Graphics
Soundcard type 3D Sound Blaster Pro compatible, 16 bit
Integrated speakers Yes
Integrated subwoofer No
Graphicscard type ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530
Dedicated video memory (MB) 512
Shared video memory (MB) 1 790

Display
Size " 15,60
Max. resolution 1366 x 768
Integrated webcam Yes

Interface/Connections
ExpressCard slot Yes
Analog modem No
Networkingcard type 10/100/1000
Wireless interface Yes
TV out HDMI
TV tuner No
DVB-T No
USB 2.0 4
FireWire (IEEE 1394) 1
Bluetooth No
Card(Chip?)reader Yes
HSDPA No
Esata Yes

CD/DVD drive
Optical drive CD/DVD +/- RW DL

Other
Battery type Lithium-ion
Cell 6
Pointing Tool Touch Pad
Remote Control No
OS Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
Software HP Utilities, Cyberlink DVD Suite
Height (cm) 4,10
Width (cm) 37,85
Depth (cm) 25,80
Weight (kg) 3,17

I know that its poorly translated, but i couldn't find the specs in english, so i translated myself.
It's running kind of slow, maybe because of norton (?).
Fallout 3 runs perfectly on it, as well as other computer games, but other programs like firefox/IE/explorer is running kinda slow.
Any help appreciated.
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usasma

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Try doing this to find the things that are slowing it down:

  • Open up Task Manager by right clicking on the Task Bar
  • Select the Processes tab
  • Select the View menu item
  • Select the Select colums menu item
  • Place a checkmark next to I/O Read and one next to I/O Other
  • Click OK to save the changes.
  • Expand the Task Manager window so you can see all the columns
  • Double click on the column header that says I/O Reads (this'll sort everything by that column) This is the most common reason (reads of the hard drive) for slowness - but isn't the only reason.
  • Then see what Image name is using the most I/O Reads
  • If you don't know what the image name is, let us know and we'll see if we can figure it out

If Norton is performing a scan (or sometimes on startup) it's numbers will be high - so it's best to let it settle down before trying this.

Also, if the I/O Reads column doesn't reveal the culprit(s), then check the other columns for numbers that greatly exceed the norm in that column.
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