after installing geforce 5700 fx cpu running 100%

  davro 20:27 29 Oct 2004

after i installed ge force 5700 fx on my dell dimension 8100 1.7mkz 256 memory running windows xp everything has slowed down cpu usage high any ideas thanks davr

  polish 22:10 29 Oct 2004

not 100% sure but a good place to start would be the power pack these days 350w is a minimum graphics cards especially with fans consume alot of power and this can slow the computer a note changed my power pack to 400w and noticed a difference just opening folders original was 250w hope this helps

  hugh-265156 23:41 29 Oct 2004

right click your task bar and select 'task manager' click 'processes' and look for the process thats using all the cpu time here. what is its/thier names please? for example 'explorer.exe'

  hugh-265156 23:44 29 Oct 2004

sorry just to be clear. only note the process/s that have a high value number in the 'cpu' column.

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