help upgrading cheapest option mb processer ram

  danbaxter 15:57 08 Apr 2015

im efn sick o0f my computer beeing a dyson hoover im only prob wanting spend max 50/70 2nd hand goods should i be able to find anything you guys suggest ebay gumtree max 50/70 quid upgrading board possible processor and the ram will have to be upgraded as its ddr2#

current processor is Processor a

Main Circuit Board b 3.15 gigahertz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core brisbane

256 kilobyte primary memory cache 1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache 64-bit ready Multi-core (2 total) Not hyper-threaded Board: XFX MI-A78S-8209 Ver1.1 Bus Clock: 200 megahertz BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. 080015 05/04/2008 AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core brisbane (overclocked to 3.14 can go to around 3.2ghz) AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core brisbane (maybe its unlockable to tri or quad) with a better board

3072 Megabytes Usable Installed Memory

Slot 'DIMM0' is Empty Slot 'DIMM1' has 2048 MB (serial number 39B80BE6) Slot 'DIMM2' is Empty Slot 'DIMM3' has 1024 MB (serial number 26DF0992)

i guess the question is can i do all this for 70 max to make it quiet as it gets hot with the current clock speeds and needs all fans maxed out to run all the applications i play with

i think 3.4 ghz quad would be sufficient as to not be pushing the computer to its limits

  wee eddie 17:01 08 Apr 2015

What OS?

  danbaxter 17:02 08 Apr 2015

click here

#wouldthis help anyone?

  danbaxter 17:03 08 Apr 2015

win 7 64 bit pro

  danbaxter 17:15 08 Apr 2015

click here this would prob be better would it not if the price stays low


  bumpkin 17:21 08 Apr 2015

Find out why the fans are maxing out would be the first step, it may just need a good internal clean up before you spend money.

  bumpkin 17:37 08 Apr 2015

If you have over clocked it then you are inviting heat problems whick would cause the fans to work flat out.

  danbaxter 17:40 08 Apr 2015

it has to be overclocked becasue of the applications/programmes im using so prob need upgrade but i think one extra core would be just enough then the max overclock i have would not be needed sowould obv run cooler with less fan speed

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