Originally Posted by ubuntu.fan
Without the newer video card, which I'm not even going to try to install that, for that's what messed the other version up!
nVidia vs old intel onboard video (a guess, because you wont tell us what you actually have), nVidia is a long way in front.
What has messed up 'the other version' will be something that you have done. You dont have to install the closed nVidia drivers, your card should work fine with the nouveau (free open source) drivers.