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. m 0 l 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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed advice on storage upgrade Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade a 670 GTX, need some advice concerning older components and how they might work with a new GPU. Forum SolvedNeed upgrade advice. Forum SolvedNeed advice on what to upgrade. Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade due to limited gaming experience, need some advice! Forum SolvedNeed Advice for Server Upgrade Forum SolvedNeed GPU upgrade advice. Want triple monitor setup Forum SolvedFree Gaming rig to upgrade, need advice. Forum SolvedNeed some advice for GPU upgrade (to adjust with my current spec) Forum SolvedWant to upgrade Headset to actual headphones, also need advice on Condenser mics. Forum SolvedNeed Advice on PC System Upgrade Forum SolvedNeed advice on video card upgrade (again) Forum SolvedNeed Win 7 upgrade advice Forum SolvedNeed advice on whether I should upgrade or not. Forum SolvedNeed help/advice/opinions with Complete Upgrade Medium budget Forum SolvedNeed advice on what to upgrade Forum SolvedNeed upgrade advice Forum SolvedUpgrade or Replace? Need advice... Forum SolvedNeed advice for computer upgrade Forum SolvedWant to upgrade hardware.. Need advice Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !