Upgrading very old system

I need your advice regardless upgrade of my sister's old computer.

System:

Mobo: gigabyte GA-K8N51GMF-9 (rev. 1.0)
Cpu: AMD athlon 64 3200+ Mhz single core
Gpu: ATI HD 4850
Ram: 1 Gb (2x512Mb)
Power supply: LC power 450 w
Medium size case
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I am thinking of upgrading that system to get solid computer for everyday use but with minumin money spended.
Any ideas?
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  1. Here are the specifications for your motherboard:
    http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=1939#sp

    If you can find a very inexpensive s939 dual core processor and upgrade the system ram to 4x1GB DDR-400 memory, it should be a good system for everyday usage.

    -Wolf sends
  2. RAM is your biggest bang for buck, you didn't mention HDD. If it's 5400 rpm going to a 7200 RPM Drive may be worth it as well.
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