Upgrade for my kids? Tags: CPUs Last response: January 1, 2012 1:41 AM in CPUs Share anuffstuff December 31, 2011 10:39:42 PM This is what I'm running. I was wondering if I could update proccessor and bios to make somewhat faster for my kids to stay of my PC? If so, what bios and what processor? Thanks Much! Chris email@example.com System Information ------------------ Time of this report: 12/31/2011, 19:25:00 Machine name: PERFORMANCE Operating System: 7 Performance Edition SP1 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506) Language: English (Regional Setting: English) System Manufacturer: Compaq Presario 061 System Model: RE474AA-ABA SR2023WM NA680 BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3500+, ~2.2GHz Memory: 1024MB RAM Available OS Memory: 1022MB RAM Page File: 1453MB used, 1593MB available Windows Dir: C:\Windows DirectX Version: DirectX 11 DX Setup Parameters: Not found User DPI Setting: Using System DPI System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent) DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode Display Devices --------------- Card name: ATI Radeon HD 4550 Manufacturer: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Chip type: ATI display adapter (0x954F) DAC type: Internal DAC(400MHz) Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_954F&SUBSYS_29201682&REV_00 Display Memory: 1275 MB Dedicated Memory: 1019 MB Shared Memory: 255 MB Current Mode: 1920 x 1080 (32 bit) (72Hz) Monitor Name: AOC 2243W Monitor Model: 2243W Monitor Id: AOC2243 Native Mode: 1920 x 1080(p) (60.000Hz) More about : upgrade kids | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove xaira CPUs Authority January 1, 2012 1:28:38 AM throw it away and get a new pc, you can keep the monitor dont throw it away, drop it off at a pc place/the neighborhood pc repair guy | Report abuse mcnumpty23 CPUs Authority January 1, 2012 1:41:32 AM depends what your kids want to do on it if they are only doing internet and light stuff then its fine it needs more ram--1gb for windows 7 just doesnt cut it thats the main problem right there | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Upgrade for my kids?> Related ressources: ForumUpgrade my kids comp to last a few more years ForumKids Gaming PC (Budget £250/$400) ForumKids PC - too cheap? ForumA budget built for my kids - AM3 vs FM1 ForumSafe 3D TV for kids eyes ForumOld Dell Dimension XPS T600r -- worth upgrading for kids ? Forum$400-ish computer for the kids ForumKids pc ForumNew comps for my kids first builds ForumHelp on building small pc for kids ? ForumBuilding kids computer...trying to keep under around 500$ ForumBuilding a 500$ Kids computer (thinking of AMD) ForumMotherboard for Kids PC ForumBuilding PC for my kids ...Cheap!! Need some advice please ForumCheap replacement PC for my kids - Help Please! Forum500w PSU ForumDo I need to upgrade my 965 BE CPU? ForumSimple upgrade question ForumTime to upgrade? ForumDELL XPS T450 upgrade More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !