Upgrade advise

  zeppman 20:05 21 Jun 09
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I have a desktop PC which was built with alot of help by a friend who has moved away but I would like to upgrade it.
Here is the info from belarc.

Operating System System Model
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (build 2600) Enclosure Type: Desktop
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
2.05 gigahertz AMD Athlon 64
256 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: click here AX8 Series(VIA K8T890-8237) 1.x
Bus Clock: 204 megahertz
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG 01/09/2006
Drives Memory Modules c,d
1230.26 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
432.02 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

LITEON DVD-ROM LTD163 [CD-ROM drive]
PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-111D [CD-ROM drive]
3.5" format removeable media [Floppy drive]

disgo USB Device [Hard drive] (1.02 GB) -- drive 3
ST3750640A [Hard drive] (750.16 GB) -- drive 1, s/n 3QD0VKTP, rev 3.AAC, SMART Status: Healthy
WDC WD1600JB-00REA0 [Hard drive] (160.04 GB) -- drive 0, s/n WD-WMANM7981319, rev 20.00K20, SMART Status: Healthy
WDC WD3200AAKS-00SBA [Hard drive] (320.07 GB) -- drive 2 2048 Megabytes Installed Memory

Slot 'A0' has 1024 MB
Slot 'A1' has 1024 MB
Slot 'A2' is Empty
Slot 'A3' is Empty
Local Drive Volumes

c: (NTFS on drive 0) 160.03 GB 109.75 GB free
d: (NTFS on drive 2) 320.07 GB 57.18 GB free
e: (NTFS on drive 1) 750.15 GB 265.09 GB free

This Is a 939 socket and would love to update It.

  chub_tor 20:50 21 Jun 09

That's a pretty good spec although I see no mention of the graphics capability. Why do you need to upgrade it, what are you hoping to do? Play games perhaps? If you want to run Vista you might want to add another 1Gb of RAM.

  zeppman 21:10 21 Jun 09

here's the graphics

ASUS Extreme AX300 [Display adapter]
ASUS Extreme AX300 Secondary [Display adapter]
LGE L226W [Monitor] (23.0"vis, February 2007)

  zeppman 21:11 21 Jun 09

I just wanted to speed it up abit and improve things.It was built in 2006.

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