Video Problems - Saucy

Nio Wiklund nio.wiklund at
Sat Aug 3 20:19:21 UTC 2013

On 2013-08-03 22:09, Federico Leoni wrote:
> Little OT:
> Lucky day today! I gained an old pc from a customer, was equipped with
> a Pentium D 945 (one of the first Intel dual core on the market,
> 3.4ghz with 2x2MB cache) with 2gb ram and 160gb hdd. Motherboard dead.
> I put ram and processor on my old-but-good Dell Gx620 and worked fine.
> Now I have 4GB installed but I can see just 3,2gb due to limitation of
> the chipset, know issue even on x64 systems. Before was a P4 3Ghz with
> "just" 2Gb ram.
> Tested a 1080p video and was smooth even without my Nvidia card: CPUs
> never passed 70%.
> Lubuntu is generally more responsive now and the difference when I use
> Windows XP on a VirtualBox is HUGE (need for my work), thanks to more
> ram available too. Anyway not bad for a 2006 cpu gained for free! :)
> An happy weekend for sure! :D
> F.
Congratulations :-)

I'm glad that old hardware is made useful with Lubuntu.


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