Can you guys Help/advise me on an upgrade?

  HiiiPower 12:58 15 Jun 2014
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I have a toshiba satellite a500-1co

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and i am thinkin about "Upgrading" the laptop just as a hobby nothing serious , and because i love this laptop happy , so i am thinking about upgrading Ram to 8 GB and maybe a SSD , now my main question is can you tell me if i can upgrade my GPU too? if so which one i can/should get , and about the SSD is it doable? if so which SSD should i get? oh one more thing how about a CPU upgrade throw at me your best ideas :)

Thanks . HiiiPower .

  HiiiPower 13:38 15 Jun 2014

well i have a TB external drive so size of the ssd is not an issue i just want to make the system a bit more faster and smooth so i am thinking about half of my current HDD which is 500GB so the SSD i am thinking about is a 256GB , about the CPU i am just thinkin of overclockin it from 2.1 ghz to 2.5 , but my main concern is the GPU even if i can step it a noch swapping it with a newer one that would be great , leaving the GPU issue if i do these "Modifications" to the RAM SSD and CPU will i feel any difference in speed?

  HiiiPower 14:14 15 Jun 2014

yess i am asking for everyone's opinion :D thanks anyway i think will go with SSD and RAM

  Ian in Northampton 16:16 15 Jun 2014

I don't think you mentioned what operating system you're using - but if it's not a 64-bit OS, you won't see any benefit from upgrading the RAM.

As others have said: upgrading your GPU is likely to be out of the question - and overclocking will give you little in terms of improved performance, and could lead to system instability.

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