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Ok.. so as the title implies this is a question about my desktop computer. Yeah yeah I know this isn't a tech support forum, but there are a lot of smart people here and I trust your opinions over most other sites.

So I have a ~5 year old Win XP computer that seems to struggle playing back streaming video. However, local video playback is fine even up to 1080p. I can't recall the processor speed or amount of RAM, but I suspect one of them might be the culprit. Graphics card was upgraded a few years back to 512MB. Browser is Firefox with Flash 10.1 installed. What you do think - Do I need more RAM?

Found the specs online:

I haven't changed anything except the graphics card. Internet connection is not an issue - I have a hardwired 50mbps connection.
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Last edited by cfh11; 2010-09-23 at 22:44.