Recommended Processor Upgrade?

  SirMetal 16:18 02 Sep 2008
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Hey all, i have windows vista home basic (i want to upgrade to home premium)

my computer specs are:

Intel Celeron D 360 - 3.46Ghz

2x DDR2 512Mb (1Gb) - 533Mhz (Going to upgrade to 2x 1Gb)

ATI Radeon Sapphire HD 3450 Graphics - 512Mb

160Gb HDD

19" Samsung SyncMaster - 1280x1024

ATAPI DVD-RW 52X

I know my main problem is going to be the processor if i'm going to upgrade, so i'm just wondering does anyone out there know what upgrade can fit my motherboard?

My motherboard model is:

Foxconn N15235

Can anybody please help me?

Thanks in advance.

  SirMetal 16:34 02 Sep 2008

I don't know if this helps but here is my Windows Experience Index Score:

Processor: 4.1
Memory(RAM): 4.5
Graphics: >4.0<
Gaming Graphics: 4.1
Primary Hard Disk: 5.4
[4.0]

4.0 Out Of 5.9

  citadel 17:37 02 Sep 2008

just upgrade the ram and it should be ok.

  SirMetal 18:07 02 Sep 2008

It wouldn't be good at all for multitasking tho lol

  Need Advice 03:36 07 Jun 2009

i use core 2 duo E7300, 2.66ghz and just got 4.7 in WEI. whereas my laptop using dual core T3400 scored 5.1.can anyone describe what happen here, is the problem came from processor or mobo?

  DieSse 10:39 07 Jun 2009

I agree with Citadel - More RAM is essential - a better processor may not make that much difference.

To say a 3.4GHz processor and 2GB RAM can't do multi-tasking is ludicrous.

  norman47 10:49 07 Jun 2009

the others. Upgrade your ram first.

If you want to upgrade the cpu in future, these cpu's will fit. click here

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