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As a gaming PC its practically ancient but for more moderate work loads like web surfing/office stuff it should still be fast enough. If you don't plan on using it to play modern games I would just stick with it for a few more years.

Hell my parents are still rocking a socket-A Athlon XP +3200 form 2003 biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by TheN00bBuilder View Post

Its mostly used for... well, everything. Its the family pc, so it has some games on it, photos, and all windows tools like Word and Office and Powerpoint. It is also a browser PC.

For these uses, its probably fine.
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budget? that board supports an E8400, and the case is small. you psu is good enough so you could just liven it up a bit smile.gif

E8400 $34

CM Hyper TX3 $10 AR. you have 5.75'' of clearance in that case, and this is 5.5

EVGA 650 $90 AR

Total AR = $134


this will let you play ALOT of current games at decent settings, and be MORE than enough for family stuff
    
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If the PC is running fine, why not replace the OS drive with an SSD? Can speed up a sluggish system donkeys years with a SSD.
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If the PC is running fine, why not replace the OS drive with an SSD? Can speed up a sluggish system donkeys years with a SSD.

Good point, thanks! I think I'll just buy a Crucial 128GB SSD or a Samsung 120.
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