Posted 10 July 2010 - 10:31 PM
I would actually turn Steam off when playing a non steam game, that can be a system resource. Ive never had an issue with AVG on my system, but its a faster machine then what you got, but it seems to be pretty low profile. The one thing I like to do though is keep the auto update off personally, because if its off they dont run-but if its on auto any time your online its online looking for updates and downloading them. The downside to that however, is if you dont remember to manually update your anti virus, it can leave you vulnerable. You can try avast to, if you really like firewalls, I use Comodo it doesnt use many resources and is still very powerful, though comodos anti virus is lousy, I would just use their firewall in combination with AVG or Avast.
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