Re: Installation is extremely laggy
It seems to be a tranfer speed problem.....I would check all of the settings
in the BIOS to make sure that the DVR-111 is not set to PIO
"Yannis" <Yannis@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> So I have an E6850 stock (no overclocking) with a Gigabyte GA-P35-DS4, 2Gb
> DDR 800 memory, a SATA 500Gb Western Digital HDD, an XFX 8800GTX with
> and a Pioneer DVR-111.
> The Problem:
> My problem came when I started running the installation DVD of Windows
> Vista. I popped it in and it started booting from it. Then it took a good
> minutes with the default background with just the mouse. Then it asked me
> the language and I had to wait for a good more 5 minutes. Then the product
> key and another 5 mintues etc. Now I've seen Windows Vista being installed
> other machines that had much weaker processors than this and it was
> instantaneous repsonse. Now this may be related but after the installation
> went through, whenever I tried to install any game demo's (Unreal
> Crysis, and Need For Speed) the harddrive would NOT stop. When running the
> Resource Monitor, I noticed that the pagefile.sys was doing 64Mb/min for
> reason and the RAM that was used was right under 800Mb.
> What I've tried so far:
> I've swapped the RAM with another DDR2 800 pair of sticks but not
> difference, same problem occurs with the games installation. When the
> DID install, some were rather choppy. I updated every single driver
> with no change. I decided to use another harddrive I had (an IDE isntead
> the SATA) and reinstalled windows. No change in the installation time. I
> changed my graphics card to an XFX 7950GT with 512Mb and still no change.
> changed the dvd drive to a lite-on dvd burner, no change. I swapped back
> RAM and no change, I changed the placement of the ram with no change.
> I just don't know what to do anymore, I triple checked that all my things
> were Vista Compatible. I have a 5.6 rating in the windows index, I have a
> 620W power supply..
> I read in a forum that it may be the BIOS settings having a sort of
> anti-virus on it called XD Technology... But I had no such luck finding
> anything on the computer with that name or that purpose.
> Any gelp would be greatly appreciated,