Originally Posted by txf
seventh , flash is terrible under linux (it maxes out one of my cores) and they have the same freq as yours 2.4Ghz. You shouldn't be getting 100% cpu usage tho.
As for general slowness of gtk, you could consider using kde instead of gnome (unless of course you don't like it).
try ubuntu 64 bit it works fine for me. My system works alright but 2d still sucks but it is usable.
what is your graphic card and nvidia version ? Do you have same problems ?
Originally Posted by Linuxhippy
well, probably your best bet is to buy a mainboard with intel-chipset.
Intel's drivery are currently the best thing you can get for fast 2D.
it will be my last choice