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Old 10-28-2008, 03:03 PM   #1
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I'm looking to upgrade my old computer to something a bit more modern. My current PC has the following specs:

OS: Windows 3.1
RAM: 8 MB
CPU: Intel Pentium overclocked @ 123 MHz
Graphics Card: Blazing 4MB VESA Compatible
5.25 & 2.5'' Floppy Drives
Modem: Motorola 28.8K

Bought this computer only 17 years ago so I don't want to buy a whole new system. Any upgrade ideas? New Pro-cessor? Windows 98 is said to be faster and more reliable...can anyone vouch for this?
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Old 10-28-2008, 04:48 PM   #2
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hmm i would say get windows xp and get 1gb of ram and a intel 2 duo and ur computer will be on fire fAST!
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Old 10-28-2008, 05:26 PM   #3
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hmm i would say get windows xp and get 1gb of ram and a intel 2 duo and ur computer will be on fire fAST!
in order to upgrade those he would be pretty much be starting a new build.
Its best to start a new build, theres really no point in upgrading, it might end up costing more for the time and effort to find the parts that old.
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That's old-school. It would be a smarter move to start a new build. A computer that old is very limited in upgrading potential.
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Guys, just in case you haven't noticed. I think he's joking.
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This is a joke lol.
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Old 10-28-2008, 07:55 PM   #7
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This is a sad attempt at humour.
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Old 10-28-2008, 08:11 PM   #8
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you've completely fooled me o.o anyways an ipod touch is better than that XD
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Old 10-28-2008, 08:36 PM   #9
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Vista is actually decent, especially with SP1, assuming that your hardware is good enough to run it.
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Old 10-29-2008, 10:24 AM   #10
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I'm being totally cereal....I need to upgrade this badboy and I don't want to spend a baker's dozen to do so.
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