I think the Satellite L100 is slow - it's all about Dual-Core

I have dualcore centrino L100, but he acted strange.

Everything takes so long to load. So I check with the Task Manager, what was going on and he said a carrot was operating at 100% and the other at about 3 to 4%.
Then I clicked on the processes tab to see what has been using all the CPU performance and the only thing coming so was firefox which showed a 1%.

Can someone tell me what could cause this problem and how to sort it?

The only software that I installed are zonealarm (the one with all the bells and whistles) and some games.

Another symptom is I can't listen to any music without him jumping it's cd and music ripped to the hard drive, but it is fine if I put music on my mp3 player

Post edited by: animalete


To be honest I don't see any problems with you laptop.
The dual core CPU supports Intel SpeedStep technology.
This feature helps to dynamically adjust the frequency of voltage and CPU core that helps reduce the heat dissipation. Simply said; not, the CPU always runs full implementation. Only if it s needed.

Don t wonder if one of the cores will run with superior performance as the other core.

Second, I see that you have installed Zonealarm. I know this free firewall and to be honest it significantly slows down the performance of laptops! I had it installed several months ago, and each start-up took much longer than without the zonealarm.

So skinny back buddy. your laptop is ok

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