:twisted: Hello Players
SOyo KT 600 Ultra Plat.
amd 2500 barton
1 gb pc 2700
80 gb WD 8mb Cache
Nvidia 5200 video card w/256 mb
Aside from the fact that I'm running 1.5GB of RAM and have a GeForce FX5950, you have described my problem with SP2 entirely.
I performed a complete CLEAN install - and the problem occurred as SOON as I put SP2 on - no other apps installed, just necessary drivers and Windows updates.
Then I stole my wife's Asus MB and stuck that in there (its an A7V600). Put the mb in my case with all of my perifs, cpu, mem, etc.. and once again performed a clean install.
No Slow down.
There is something on that Soyo board that SP2 just DOES NOT LIKE...
NOTE: Had the same problem with my Shuttle board.. But that doesn't surprise me as I believe the Model number for that board was P.O.S....
Are you Folding for a cure? Why not? Its easy, free, and doesn't hurt anyone - in fact it can only help!
I found it to be the Board. (I switched out to an ASUS board -