|If you have a weak system with a crappy video card, lowering the ping isn't going to help. |
"Duel Core / 2Gb"
"Duel" (fighting against each other?) core & 2Gb (gigabits?) doesn't tell us much, but it does make me wonder why you'd call yourself a "techgeek", lol. FYI, it's dual core & 2GB.
Please post your complete system specs in detail.