I need help for upgrading my computer

hi, i suck at computer hardware and stuff, this is my brother's computer, he give it to me, i have question :

which better between AMD PhenomII x4 955 black edition to AMD A8-5600K for my computer? and should i upgrade anything else?

here is list for my computer spec:
-Windows XP Service Pack 3
-DA ATI 6670 1GB crossfireX
-Seagate Barracuda 500gb
-Gygabute 970A-D3

thank you
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  1. Your comparing chips from two different leagues, the Phenom is better and compatible with your rig.

    If you want to upgrade, I would look into a stronger graphics card and a new OS.
  2. manofchalk said:
    Your comparing chips from two different leagues, the Phenom is better and compatible with your rig.

    If you want to upgrade, I would look into a stronger graphics card and a new OS.


    alright, thanks for your information. Like i said earlier, i really-rellay suck at computer hardware

    in your opinion, what graphics card i should choose?
  3. Depends on your budget and whether the PSU is any good.
  4. my current budget is about $250 (could be more or less)
    PSU : enlight ENP 500b-80 with max power 500w
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