[ubuntu-uk] Poor performance with Ubuntu on my laptop
clanlaw at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 4 16:07:21 UTC 2012
On 4 October 2012 17:04, Tony Pursell <ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk> wrote:
> On 4 October 2012 16:12, Tyler J. Wagner <tyler at tolaris.com> wrote:
>> On 2012-10-04 16:05, Liam Proven wrote:
>> > On 4 October 2012 15:54, Gareth France <gareth.france at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> Both have the Pentium P6200 processor.
>> > Unfortunately, Intel is rather addicted to selling cheap, crippled
>> > CPUs which have been hobbled to fit a low price point by disabling
>> > most of their onboard cache memory. This dramatically reduces
>> > performance.
>> Wow. Checking on that CPU, I can't believe it is still being sold:
>> It doesn't even have VT-x!
>> I'm sorry, Gareth, but I have no suggestions for you. Consider using Gnome
>> 2 or XFCE.
> In my 2006 vintage desktop I only have one of these
> with 2GB memory and integrated ATI Radeon Express 200 graphics and it does
> run Unity 3D Ok, but AV performance has always been a bit poor.
Surely browsing whilst playing music is ok though. Almost anything
should be able to cope with that.
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