My experience is that HP Pavillions are not very good for upgrading. You would benefit more by buying more RAM for your old computer, XP runs much better with 512M RAM, and even better with 1G, above that there is little improvement. You could also buy an 80G hard drive for about £25 which would dramatically improve your storage space.
It depends on how much you are going to pay for it (you haven't said). As a replacement for your pressent PC, it's not really much of an improvement, as has been said already, but with a memory upgrade for both PCs you have the possibility for a nice little network. Maybe one PC upstairs and one downstairs sharing a wireless broadband connection. Make sure, if you are going to buy it, that you get all the disks, including the restore disks.
you'll be OK, but it'll not be any different from your present one.
You'd be better off with your present PC, adding 512MB RAM and a simple Graphics Card with 128+MB of RAM. If you go to U-Tube and put "Add RAM" into the Search Box, you will find plenty of Videos to show you how to do the job. Buy the RAM from Crucial.
Spend the money on memory for your existing PC, even another 256 mb will make a significant difference. I have to agree with the others in that the PC you were looking at would be approximatly the same as what you already have - you wouldn't notice the difference as its too slight.
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