I think this is going to cost you more money in the long run...you are pretty much going to have to build a new computer depending on what you want to do with it. If you want to run newer games you will probably end up having to replace everything.
Have any of you read the walmart link? The computer is not a walmart computer, it is sold through walmart's site from a different vendor. And for $230 it's a pretty decent computer I would say and quite frankly this is a long run project because all I have is like $250 ATM that just went to buying this computer
So if you have any other ideas as to what I can do with $250 go ahead and shoot me some
Also it comes with a fresh copy of windows 7 premium and according to Microsoft licensing tersm I can re-install windows 7 on another computer as long as I remove it from their first.
And shouldn't the 1 TB hard drive be transferable as well as the AMD X2 Processor? (I know the processor is crap to today's standards but like I said this is a long-run build)
I think you have the right idea and got a great deal, but you are using the wrong OEM and form factor.
Dell has some models that provide *standard* components, but in many instances their components can be proprietary to their own stuff.
Your OEM OS license is keyed to the motherboard - meaning that it cannot be re-installed on another motherboard (except in the instance of a maintenance replacement).
If you are lucky, the motherboard will indeed move to a new case. If you are unlucky, that ^%$@! motherboard will not even line up with 'standard' ATX mounting holes, and you will have no way to mount a CPU cooler.
I would also suspect the original PSU is non-standard and will not mount in a typical case.
The real value in your system is the Win7 Pro OS -- but, once again, it is keyed to your original system motherboard