Originally Posted by DELL-Machina
no artifacting but due note that on my max power setting i did get background artifacting after 6+ hours of use so i use my default+++ settings
are you talking about...
Just benchmarked my 9100 with:
1 gig RAM
60GB 7,200 RPM hdd
Clean install of XP Pro but no tweks and no services disabled... yet
New Dell Drivers for 9800
3dmark03 SCORE: 6525
looks like everything is running well and...
I just popped in the Windows XP cd to do a clean install and noticed the three partitions that other people have mentioned before... my only question is whether or not changing them to NTFS will cause any problems since about 3 GB of...
hmm... i burned the image using Nero and told it to boot from the CD after restarting. It went to a screen that had a few lines about the system specs (a screen that usually doesn't appear) but then it just continued to boot as usual,...
how do you run these tests from the bootable CD? I just installed the RAM about half an hour ago and haven't had any problems, but I'd just like to make sure i'm not going to run into any in the future...
Originally Posted by rogueone
sure you can do it, all the CPU's in the XPS/9100 are regular desktop parts, but you're not going to get $800 worth of performance improvement.
The chip only costs ~$400 so...
er... it will also depend a lot on your warranty/screen/CD-drive. I paid 2,200 for mine at the beginning of this month with the following specs:
3.2GHz with HT, 1mb cache
Win XP Pro
ATI 9800 mobility 256mb