Advice on upgrading old Dell XPS gen 5 Tags: Dell Studio Xps RAM Graphics Cards Motherboards Components Last response: January 5, 2014 10:56 AM in Components Share themadhatterm983 January 4, 2014 9:43:34 AM hey there I'm looking to upgrade my ancient Dell XPS gen 5 Current Specs Intel pentium 4 640 3.2ghz with HT 4 GB (2x2GB) DDR2 ram Nvidia 6800 460w dell psu and all on the dell motherboard I want to upgrade to AMD FX 6300 Gigabyte 970A UD3P motherboard Some cheap DDR3 ram (probably CCL choice and 4GB of it) And a AMD R9 270 my questions are 1. Would this be a good build being able to play latest games at 1920x1080 2. What should i upgrade first CPU,RAM and motherboard or GPU 3. Any suggestions to make this a better build? Also i am in the UK More about : advice upgrading dell xps gen Kisianik a b U Graphics card a b V Motherboard January 5, 2014 10:06:45 AM You have an old PC case with proprietary PSU, so you simply need to build new PC - with new case and PSU. Use GEN5 as secondary PC. themadhatterm983 January 5, 2014 10:56:23 AM Kisianik said:You have an old PC case with proprietary PSU, so you simply need to build new PC - with new case and PSU. Use GEN5 as secondary PC. problem with that is I don't have the funds to build a whole new system i got given this one and was hoping to use as much of it as possible any other suggestions?? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Upgrading old Dell XPS Gen 5 with a Radeon 5750? Forum I have a 5-years-old Dell XPS Gen 5 with ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum Forum UpGrade my old Dell XPS Gen2 17" SSD SATA vs Ultra ATA? Forum AGP upgrade from Radeon 9800PRO on my old Dell XPS Gen2 Forum Upgrading Dell XPS 15Z (L511z) CPU i7 2nd Gen To i7 3rd Gen Possible ? HELP Forum SolvedWhat should i upgrade on the Dell XPS Desktop (X8700-631BLK) for it to run next gen? Forum SolvedDell XPS Gen 4 Video and RAM upgrade options Forum SolvedNeed advice on upgrading the GPU on Dell Studio XPS 9000/435 Forum Solvedany advice with upgrading this pc,dell xps 630 Forum Dell xps 17 laptop core i5 update it to a 3rd gen processor Forum Help with upgrading an Dell XPS Gen 4 Forum SolvedNeeding Advice on Upgrading Dell XPS 9000 Desktop Forum Dell xps gen 5 power suppley for hd 4830 Forum Dell XPS Gen 5 hardware failure: cpu0 temp "out of range" error Forum Dell Dimension XPS GEN 5 Forum Found Dell XPS GEN 5 at rec. center...worthwhile to mess with??? Forum Do i have any overclocking options - Dell XPS Gen 5 Forum SolvedHey I have a Dell XPS 8700 and my PSU is 460w and I was wondering if I would be able to upgrade my GTX 645 1gb GDDR5 to a Asus Forum Improving Cooling on a Dell XPS Gen 5 Forum Dell XPS 600 Gen 5 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !