|The 220GT benchmarks right around the speed of a 9500GT, or 8600GTS. Your BF should have bought either a 8800GT/GTS/GTX, 9600GSO, 9600GT or 250GTS or higher. |
as stated above.
Also as this is an HP machine, you probably have about 20 HP apps sitting in the background eating up your CPU time. Such as HP Protect Tools.
PowerMac 9600(1 ghz G4)
ATi 9200 PCI