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I have an old dell 4600, that is the family's computer. It has 1.0 g of DDR 333, a 2.4 ghz p4 533 fsb, with an Radeon 850XT.

I formatted the HD (IDE 160 GB) and installed vista business on it.....
I just have to say damn I am impressed. This old guy is running it great! I was looking in to upgrading it though too.

3.0 GHZ P4 800fsb and 2 G of DDR 400. Would this $130 upgrade be wroth it? Will I notice much of a speed increase with a new processor?
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Go for it man. It couldn't hurt. I'd watch the "For Sale" section and maybe pick up the hardware you need used.
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it will be better but if you can i'd go more memory but if not that will definately be worth it
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Alrighty then ill go for it. Thanks for the input.
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RAMRAMHard DriveCooling
PNY MD16384KD3-1866-K-X10 PNY MD16384KD3-1866-K-X10 Samsung NVME SSD 960 EVO M.2 CoolerMaster GeminII S524 V2.0 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Pro Retail USB Drive Set AOC I2757Fh Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2014 Corsair AX860i Digital ATX Power Supply 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
SilverStone Grandia Series SST-GD09B Razer DeathAdder 2013 Razer Goliathus Extended Control Edition JBL LSR 2300 Series 2325P 
AudioOtherOther
Herculus DJ Console RMX NZXT Sentry Mix 2 Fan Controller NetGear A6210 USB 3.0 WiFI AC Adapter 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
amd a10 7850k Asus A88XM-A XFX R9 390 PNY 16GB 1866mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
250GB Samsung Evo 850 500GB Generical 2.5" HDD 5400rpm LG DVD Burner CoolMaster 120V 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 64bit AOC 27" IPS Razor ProType  Corsair 750watt M 
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