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February 19, 2013 8:12:06 AM


I want to upgrade my motherboard but keep costs low if possible...
it currently has;
• Processor: Celeron 1GHz single core 32 bit.
• RAM: 1X 1GB DDR-400MHz
• HD drive: IDE 20GB 7200rpm
• Graphics and sound: on board
• OS: Windows XP professional service pack 1 32 bit.

What components would you recommend?
I particularly what extra storage. My knowledge on computers is a little limited.

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February 19, 2013 8:47:09 AM

ancient computer

what budget you have?

best thing if you want low cost. go on ebay/local craiglist/kijiji and buy a used computer.
a c 136 B Homebuilt system
February 19, 2013 8:58:30 AM

With components that old you cant buy a compatible motherboard or processor new .

Upgrades are going to be used hardware and even that will be quite scarce and still never bring you up to a decent performance level.

I'd say start saving for a new computer
February 19, 2013 9:38:53 AM

i have a 2.6ghz athlon sitting in my closet :D  doing nothing with an Asus motherboard >:)  evil face
a b B Homebuilt system
February 19, 2013 10:14:00 AM

that PC is a decade-plus old.

What budget do you have? Do you want to play games?
a b B Homebuilt system
February 19, 2013 10:14:10 AM

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