i have a Lucent Winmodem 56k v.90. i know the winmodem operates off the CPU. also my system resources drop greatly when on on-line, down to 65%.
my other PC is non- winmodem and always has system resources of 90% or better. will replacing the Winmodem stabiize my system resources. would a 3COM pCI 56k modem work better as far as system resources.i have 2 different modems , the winmodem is the worse. any opinions?