Closed Looking for best upgrades Tags: Prebuilt Systems Product Last response: February 5, 2013 11:53 PM in Systems Share Rosco2382 February 1, 2013 2:38:52 AM Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: Withing Next two weeks Budget Range: (e.g.: 300-400) 300 - 350 on parts System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Office Work, Databases, Excel, Movies, Surfing the Net Are you buying a monitor: No Parts to Upgrade: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 Might Keep, as its performs for what I need, Using a cheap Dynex 550w PSU. The original died and I had to get one in a speedy from Best Buy. 2.20 gigahertz Intel Pentium Dual 64 kilobyte primary memory cache 1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache 64-bit ready Multi-core (2 total) Not hyper-threaded G31M3-F Intel G31 Do you need to buy OS: Depends Please note that if you're using an OEM license of Windows, you will need a new one when buying a new motherboard. Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon, Newegg, Tigerdirect Location: Suburbs of Chicago Parts Preferences: No real preference Overclocking: No SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Your Monitor Resolution: 1600 x 900 Additional Comments: And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Computer Feels sluggish when running some programs, or when I compile stuff for work. More about : upgrades Best solution djangoringo February 1, 2013 2:46:51 AM Do you have a decent case and hdd ? i'm including case and a new psu : PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($129.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: MSI B75MA-E33 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($52.99 @ Newegg) Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 750GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC) Case: Gigabyte GZ-F5HEB ATX Mid Tower Case ($28.12 @ Amazon) Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 620W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg) Total: $343.06 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) Scrap the parts that you don't need. Share Rosco2382 February 1, 2013 12:26:18 PM Yeah I would keep my Case and I would get another HDD. Its 500GB but 5200 RPM or something like that. Thanks for your help. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Rosco2382 February 5, 2013 8:28:28 PM Best answer selected by Rosco2382. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLooking for Best Value Per Dollar Upgrades - AMD Phenom 945 Forum Best upgrades for my system, looking for under 500USD, but I can go higher. Forum SolvedI am looking to make a small upgrade or two to my current computer with video editing in mind. What would be the best aspect t Forum SolvedFirst Time Builder Looking for Best Build Around $1500 that is Upgradable Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade: best motherboard/processor to run with GTX 680 (2gb) Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade Memory? what's the best choice? Forum SolvedLooking for the best gaming motherboard upgrade for under $100 Forum SolvedP5W DH Deluxe, Intel E6600 Dual Core, 2GB DDR2 Memory... worth upgrading or scrapping? Looking for best bang for $$$ Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade to best possible GPU (based on my PSU/CPU/Specs) Forum SolvedLooking for the best/decent upgrade to my graphics card Forum SolvedI'm looking for suggestions for a new case/other upgrades Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade for BF3... Best value video card? Forum Looking for the best drivers, application etc for my newly upgraded laptop Forum Looking for best upgrade choice. Forum SolvedLooking For Upgrades for Around $400-$500 Forum SolvedJust looking for upgrades Forum SolvedThe Best Upgrades? Forum Solvedlooking to build a mid level gaming pc and ready for future upgrades Forum SolvedBest gaming upgrades for Dell Optiplex 740 MiniTower for $300-$400 Changing GPU, PSU, RAM CPU and Mobo Forum SolvedLooking for realistic upgrades. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !