Are you using a VGA to DVI adapter?
That will slow things down (If that's what you friend was talking about.) but if the performance is really lagging on the new desktop (specs please) then you may have another set of problems.
Asus M4A77D, 64 X2 6000+, 4 GB Corsair DDR2 800 ram, Radeon 5770.
Last edited by pam123; 03-26-2010 at 06:27 PM.