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Big Box is extremely slow on Intel E8400 (3.0 GHz, dual core) PC?

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I've setup a MAME cabinet using an older Intel E8400 CPU (3.0 GHz, dual core)  and 4 GB of RAM.  It's running Windows 10 x64 with CRT Emudriver and GroovyMAME installed.

However, when I run Big Box (with the default theme) it's incredibly sluggish to display each movie and move between menu items.  I have all of the artwork installed (Emu Movies) and about 600 games.

Does Big Box need a newer/faster CPU?

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More ram would go a long way in improving performance, 4 gigs on Windows 10 is definitely on the low side, you should have at least 8 gigs.

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Yes, I agree with what Lordmonkus said. Windows 10 alone will be suffering with only 4 gigs of ram let alone any programs on top of it. Prices are coming down.  If you can swing 16GB, go for it.

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Thanks guys.  I'm going to upgrade to an Intel i3-8100 (or maybe AMD) and at least 8 GB of  RAM.  Thanks again!

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