Yeah. I need to get a new beast. This current one is really showing it’s age. Here’s what a Belarc Analysis shows:
Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 3 (build 2600)
Install Language: English (United States)
System Locale: English (United States)
Installed: 7/25/2009 10:44:11 PM
Well .. that pretty much tells me how old this system is .. geeze .. 2009?? At the time .. whatever the ‘favorite OS of the month was” .. Windows 7 or Vista .. I opted for XP
2.70 gigahertz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core
256 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache
Multi-core (2 total)
There is my biggest problem .. beyond the OS. I do a lot of work in 3D CAD .. Sketchup and the system just bogs down when there are lots of polygons. Not hating on the processor, memory etc .. but it can only do so much.
250.05 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
90.22 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space
TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-S223B SCSI CdRom Device [Optical drive]
The drive is obsolete – so much more capacity available now.
NVIDIA nForce Serial ATA Controller (2x)
Primary IDE Channel [Controller] Secondary IDE Channel [Controller] Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller
NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS [Display adapter] DELL IN1910N [Monitor] (18.5″vis, s/n XX-0J349N-XXXXX-95L-5VKM, May 2009)
DELL IN1910N [Monitor] (18.5″vis, s/n XX-0J349N-XXXXX-971-5WVS, July 2009)
The Graphics card was chosen so I could use dual monitors. Love dual monitors.