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> I've just upgraded my PC to an Athlon 64 3200+. I'm running Windows XP
> Pro SP2 but some applications seem very slow.
> A specific example is uncompressing a file with WinRAR. Uncompressing
> a 700K file now takes 12 minutes. I'm certain it did this under a
> minute when I was running an Athlon 2800+.
> Any have any ideas why the machine may be this slow?
Are you sure you have the fsb set correctly in your BIOS?