I just built a new PC last week, and somehow it seems to be SLOWER than the one I built two years ago!
Here's the specs for the new:
Phenom 9500 2.2Ghz
500+500gb hdd raid 0
Here is the old:
64 X2 5600+ 2.8Ghz
Both systems run vista ultimate 64-bit. Both systems are defragged completely. Running the same game runs it much faster in the X2 system.
For example, one game I play called Cabal Online runs at 60+fps on my X2 system, while it runs in the low 30's fps in my Phenom system. Video settings for both are set at the same level, with the same resolution.
I'm guessing the fault could be the Phenom? I know dual cores are better for games, but such a big fps difference is very strange, especially considering the 9600gt is much faster than the 7900gs (and raid 0 kinda helps as well).