Re: Confusing Upgrades.
Sorry, I didn't know he wasn't a gamer. Maybe if he doesn't run demanding applications at all, he probably won't notice a difference. I remember a few years ago when I was runnings XP with a Celeron 1.5GHz and 128MB RAM fine.
AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE @ 4.0GHz + TU120E lapped - MSI 770-CD45 AM3 - 2x2GB OCZ DDR3 1333MHz - Sapphire HD 4870 - Samsung Spinpoint 500GB 7200RPM 16MB cache HDD - Tagan TG600-BZ Piperock - (Currently open test bed) - Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit.