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It's your graphics processor. I know that sounds like a bold claim, but to me it's completely obvious, having dealt with similar problems on similarly ancient systems before. Allow me to elaborate. Some fundamental problems come to mind: Your processor is a Core 2 Duo. This means the following statements are true: Your CPU does not support Extended Page ...


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Memory Hard Faults have nothing to do with the 'brand' or 'quality' of the memory. It means that the software has requested an address and the page where it resides isn't still in main memory. Usually it has been swapped to virtual memory, (hard drive or SSD) and the OS will swap it back from virtual memory to physical memory. If you are getting massive ...


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The SSD is providing most of the performance benefit, hands down. As Ramhound mentioned, database performance is generally bound to memory and I/O performance. An SSD provides a quantum leap in performance benefit compared to a HDD in regards to random accesses (which is most likely your usage pattern). i5 vs. i7 wouldn't provide a performance benefit of ...


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Download and run the Crucial Memory Scanner. It should tell you everything you need to know.


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Your laptop has 4Gb integrated memory (called 'on board' on notebookcheck and 'internal memory' on the other site), that means it's soldered on to the motherboard and can't be replaced. On top of that you have one free slot which supports 1333MHz or 1600MHz SoDIMM up to 8GB. Something like a Kingston KVR16LS11/8 should work fine and will bring you up to ...


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As shown here in the Microsoft documentation. By default, Personal Folders (.pst) and offline Outlook Data File (.ost) files are in Unicode format in Microsoft Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013. The overall size of .pst and .ost files has a preconfigured limit of 50 GB. That is in 2010 and 2013. The default .pst and .ost file size limit in Outlook ...


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When you copy data, the ideal case is having one sequential file. Instead, having a myriad of small files kills performance. A mechanical disk has to keep seeking for the right sector, and this is very time-consuming; an SSD is much faster, but still it suffers. If you check an SSD benchmark (I recommend Anandtech) you'll see that sequential read is often ...


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Fragmentation can occur when an SSD has less than 25% of free space left. The reason for this is in how an SSD stores its data. Your entire SSD is made out of clusters. Each cluster has sectors in it which can be filled with data. When a file is written to your SSD, it will be written to a new cluster. It is done in such way that speed is guaranteed. When ...


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Note: This is too long for a 'Comment' so I posted it as an 'Answer' even though it's really just some suggestions. After giving this some more thought, doing a little research, and with the additional information you provided, here are a few things you might try. P.S.-I agree that this is probably not a hardware/AC adapter problem especially given the ...


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Since the S.M.A.R.T. data on the drive doesn't indicate any problem, you're likely dealing with either an application that's using the drive excessively, or an I/O subsystem bottleneck. Narrow it down to any offending process(es) Open Windows Task Manager Select the Processes tab Select View->Select Columns Enable the I/O Read Bytes and I/O Write Bytes ...


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Beware that IPerf defaults to an "upload" test: The IPerf client (-c) sends TCP data to the IPerf server (-s). It looks like you were running the client on your LAN and connecting to an IPerf server hosted on the public Internet, so you were testing your new broadband connection's upload, not download, speed. To test its download speed, either reverse ...


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Good conventional speed tests are multi-threaded and create multiple connections to the speed test server. Thus maxing out your connection to its full potential. http://www.thinkbroadband.com/faq/sections/flash-speed-test.html#324 iPerf3 appears to only create two connections (using the default options), which may not be enough to max out your 152Mb ...


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Uninstall the windows update KB-3035583 which is related to GWXUX


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Since it's the System process using your CPU, that means its a buggy driver. To find out which one is causing the hangup, download Process Explorer, double-click the System process and go to the Threads tab. You'll see it right there at the top. Once you know which one it is, run Lenovo System Update or check their website manually for any updates. Failing ...


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I'd like to emphasize the fact that VNC is simply a horrible comparison point. Between Linux systems, a properly configured xpra provides much, much better performance - mostly thanks to supporting H.264 based lossy compression. The only lossy compression supported by TeamViewer seems to be reducing the colour depth and some kind of interlaced updates ...



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