CPU - Performance/Resources Tags: CPUs Performance Font Last response: February 23, 2005 3:48 AM in CPUs Share DCB_AU February 22, 2005 2:36:44 AM If you had the highest Ghz CPU currently available, but had low system resources eg. 72, would it substantially affect gaming performance. <font color=red>DCB</font color=red><font color=white>_</font color=white><font color=blue>AU</font color=blue> More about : cpu performance resources tweebel February 22, 2005 6:44:02 AM 72??? Anonymous a b à CPUs February 22, 2005 7:04:35 AM ...yeah, was thinking the same thing myself. <font color=green> Woohoo!! I am officially a <b> Journeyman </b>!! </font color=green> Related resources Need help w/ Vista Performance Monitor - Forum Build #1 - Power + Gaming - Forum Opinions and price of this PSU........... - Forum Cleaning a CPU - Forum CPU upgrade for OC and Folding - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer slvr_phoenix February 22, 2005 1:48:08 PM I vaguely remember that being a Win9x thing, no? Wasn't there some funky resource meter that you could run? <pre>Antec Sonata 2x120mm P4C 2.6 Asus P4P800Dlx 2x512MB CorsairXMS3200C2 Leadtek A6600GT TDH RAID1 2xHitachi 60GB BENQ 16X DVD+/-RW Altec Lansing 251 NEC FE990 19"CRT</pre><p> ChipDeath February 22, 2005 2:11:54 PM Quote:Wasn't there some funky resource meter that you could run? There was indeed!... But, to answer the original question, It doesn't matter how fast your CPU is, if you don't have enough RAM to run stuff it's going to suffer. That said though, I seem to recall that it was damn near impossible to get win98 to report more than ~78% free anyway, so I guess that's probably fine. [EDIT] Or should I have said, to answer what I <i>thought</i> the original, vaguely-phrased question was... [/EDIT] --- "Sex without love is an empty experience... But as empty experiences go, it's one of the best" - Woody Allen<P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by ChipDeath on 02/22/05 04:13 PM.</EM></FONT></P> DCB_AU February 23, 2005 3:48:58 AM I'll have to explain the the question more clearly in future, Ha Ha. I'll just test it while Fraps is running. Havn't heard that word funky for years <font color=red>DCB</font color=red><font color=white>_</font color=white><font color=blue>AU</font color=blue> Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumAMD lowers CPU price Forum800 FSB CPU in a 533 FSB Mobo ? ForumHighest speed factor: hard drive, CPU, or Vid card ForumChoosing the right CPU ForumWill This CPU Improve My Gaming Performance????? ForumCPU upgrade ForumWhich CPU fan and heatsink is good? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !