You've got a decent CPU already. You could easily get another year or more out of what you've got by upgrading what you have. You'd also save a bundle in the process.
Chances are you just need a new video card and maybe a CPU upgrade, a new hard drive and more memory. All of these things can be had for a fraction of what a new system would cost, and you would see a dramatic increase in performance.
Let's start by figuring out exactly what you have and we'll go from there.
Download and install PC Wizard
. This handy utility will tell you everything that you need to know about your current PC's configuration. Thanks to Astrotoy7 for suggesting it.
The main thing that we want to find out is if your current CPU is Socket 939 or Socket AM2. This will determine whether you can upgrade to the latest A64 X2s or not.
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