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i have a PCChips M848A mobo with a amd athlon xp 2600+ 2.08 gigahertz processor and i just reformatted it hy is it so slow?
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well either post more about your hardware in the next post, or detail your system better
    
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Originally Posted by marcusnerison View Post
i have a PCChips M848A mobo with a amd athlon xp 2600+ 2.08 gigahertz processor and i just reformatted it hy is it so slow?
Marcusnerison, what kind of hard drive are you running in the Athlon XP 2600+ system? A hard drive is typically one of the slowest parts in a computer so perhaps an aging drive can be the culprit of your issue. What kind of slow issues are you running into?

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define slow. like some applications? or the computer in general. after format, you did download all the necessary drivers right?
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