Dell Optiplex Pentium 4 Running Slow

Dell optiplex pentium 4 /1gb running extremely slow. I formated the drive, too about 8 hrs to install os. 3 mins to load on a bootup. Tried different hd and memory. What could it be? Must be hardware right? Or anything in bios i need to check.

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I have a dell optiplex gs 110 733mhz p3. Questions:

1. Can i overclock to 800mhz?
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And here's a picture: Nz/products_pictures/pcdegx280-d.jpg

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Answer:- oh you have the mini gx520 i take it. Well as long as the standard pci slot is unused there are a few cards available on new egg and tiger direct:

http://bit. Ly/70d5jr
http://bit. Ly/apfemu

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