slugish laptop

i have recently got an hp pavilion zv6000 (amd 64 3200, 1 gig, 128 mb, ati video card) … however under blender is slugishhhh … takes eons to select objects, takes eons to open the windows to import stuff (such as .lwo files) … etc, etc … on my other similar laptop - a compaq (amd 64 3400, 512 mb, 64 nvidia) everything is just super … other programs work well … running windoze xp sp2 … anybody has a similar experience? any suggestions greatly appreciated. thanks, a

Search the forum for “slow ati” to find lots of links on how to solve this problem.

search for openGL drawing elements on top of the blender window or AA settings.