|laptopdude, 12 hours seems like an inordinately long time to me. Slow is one thing, but... I assume you've done the usual things like making sure you don't have a bunch of extras running in the background, firewall taking too long, etc.|
Possible it's the mail handler itself? Open a new account at one of the free mail sites (Google) and send yourself a test mailing to see if that site is any faster? Maybe you just need to change?
Ed in Texas