Need upgrade advice Tags: Computers Components Product Last response: November 28, 2012 8:51 PM in Components Share nikyp26 November 28, 2012 2:02:10 PM I am having a computer bought in 2006. Its configuration are pretty old: Intel Pentium E2140 Dual Core Processor 1.60 GHz RAM - 512 MB Motherboard - ASUS P5GZ-MX 80 GB Hard disk windows xp sp 2 . Pls provide me the best way to upgrade my computer by changing some components(Will increasing RAM to 2 or 1GB help)? Its damn slow right now to use the computer. Pls help.... More about : upgrade advice o1die November 28, 2012 7:35:54 PM You'll need a new windows coa if it's made by dell, hp, etc. Listing a vender would help, but mine is newegg, so here goes: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E... (sandy bridge cpus only, no bios update available for ivy) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (no hdmi port; ivy bridge support without a bios flash) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... If you can't afford new stuff, please list a firm budget and link a vender for better advice. aqe040466 November 28, 2012 8:51:50 PM The only components you can re-use in your old PC are the Case and PSU and the Monitor. Well it depent on how much is your budget, if you go Intel platform, you may spend al least $600.00 and for AMD, you may spend at least $400.00 minimum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWanting to upgrade ; need advice ForumNeed advice on upgrade (s) ForumNeed Upgrade Advice (Gamer) ForumUpgrade ! Need advice ForumNeed advice AMD FX upgrade build please ForumNeed expert upgrade advice pls! ForumPC Upgrade options, Need some advice please. ForumPC Upgrade options, Need some advice please. ForumTime for an upgrade , need expert advice ForumPlease advice , need upgrade . ForumQuick and Easy - Need PSU Upgrade Advice ForumNeed help advice and guidance with build/ upgrade ForumNeed advice , i want to upgrade my PC, vga HD 4650 ForumIm about to Upgrade Graphics.. need advice ForumNeed GPU Upgrade advice : GT 430 user ForumNeed some other eyes and advice on upgrade /newbuild gaming sy(budget) ForumNeed advice on GPU upgrade for Core 2 Quad System ForumGT 520 dying, need replace/ upgrade advice please. ForumIs this compatible? ForumPlanning to upgrade my pc with these 2 options. need advice please. More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !