Dell Inspiron 620 Upgrade Advice

  Toneenthrall 04:27 27 Jan 2014

Hey there.

I've really been given a Dell Inspiron 620 and I am interested to know what I would be best upgrading, etc. This is the desktop tower version, not the slim thing.

I primarily surf the web, play a lot of games and do some photoshop work. Ideally I think I need to double the memory, add a new graphics card and perhaps get a new processor?

I'd like a GFX card which could handle some of the biggest games of last year decently. I don't expect to be able to play on Ultra Settings with +++AA, etc. Something that could maybe handle Simcity and Tomb Raider (2013) pretty well. Perhaps I'm best off with a nVidia card?

I'm no expert, so I'll leave it down to the trusted advice of you guys.

My budget for this is about £500-£600. I'd like to get the best I can for my budget, and at least grab a new graphics card and more RAM.

Will I need a BIOS update too?

Anything else you can reccomend I upgrade?

I'm not sure what the motherboard is System Manufacturer: Dell Inc. System Model: Inspiron 620 BIOS: BIOS Date: 09/29/11 19:14:07 Ver: 04.06.04 Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2320 CPU @ 3.00GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.0GHz Memory: 4096MB RAM Available OS Memory: 4078MB RAM Card name: AMD RADEON HD 6450 Manufacturer: ATI Technologies Inc.

Thanks in advance!

  hastelloy 08:04 27 Jan 2014

Others may not agree but IMHO uou'd be better spending your money on something like this from Novatech with W7 64 bit.

  mart7 22:52 27 Jan 2014

I would agree,you can buy a good pc for £600,rather than upgrading what you have

  mart7 23:01 27 Jan 2014

Something like this

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