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Hi! I want to be able to make music, edit videos and maybe play some games. but my cpu is holding me back from all that since its old and almost always 70-100%(when im doing those stuffs). my pc is a Scaleo T (they are made in 2006 i think) and my processor is a AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3500+ 2.20GHz and ive heard that its no meaning in overclocking those. here is a image of it so here is my question. should i buy a new computer or just a new processor? and what processor or pc do you recommend? and i just wanted to say that i dont have that much money so nothing to expensive please smile.gif
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Hello.
1) I don't know about making music, but you can't hope to play modern games on socket 939 and video editing is quite stressful operation too. So you need new computer.

2) The forum have several members that are experts in proposing configurations, but you need to at least give a ceiling of the money that you can spend for a new computer. This way they will be able to propose you the best solutions for the money, given the use you intend to do.
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oh ok thanks smile.gif i think i have to save for a new pc then! biggrin.gif
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oh ok thanks smile.gif i think i have to save for a new pc then! biggrin.gif

Yes. And be prepared for a shock. Even the weakest and cheapest PCs today, will be much more powerful than the one you have now. You will be amazed by the difference.
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oh thats awesome to hear XD
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i still have that chip and was good in its days! 1.407 vt - plenty of room for OC then biggrin.gif
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Holy... tongue.gif

Basically anything from any side (AMD, Intel) is gonna rock your world after you upgrade.

It all depends who you want to go with.
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you are in for a big surprise, but nice! Look for a secondhand system if dosh is tight thumb.gif
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