Well, I've messed around with the RAM timings, flashed the BIOS, downloaded drivers galore, and I'm still having the same problem. Darn. I was hoping to get some more milage out of this setup.
Unfortunately, if I want to upgrade the motherboard (I think it's the problem here. I've been having problems with the USB ports on it) I'll also need to upgrade the CPU, memory, video card, and most likely the power supply too. At least I can still use the case and hard drive.
So if I replace all that, why not just buy a new computer from Dell or something? It may be about the same price. Well, the hardware wouldn't be as good, but at least I wouldn't have to mess with it. It would just work.
I definately like programming, but I definately don't like troubleshooting hardware.