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Windows 7: Possible upgrades for my old system ?

25 Nov 2013   #1
AlanTech

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP1
 
 
Possible upgrades for my old system ?

Hi all SF users

Basically im wondering if theres any upgrades i can do that are worth doing on my old system as it generally does everything i want it to but wondered what else i could add to it to extend the life a little :)




Note 1 : This is an ACER OEM PC

Note 2 : PSU blew - replaced September 2013 with a CiT 400w Black Edition PSU (16.99 at the time)

Note 3 : October 2013 - Purchased EVO Labs 120MM Blue LED Fan from EbayUK - connected to PSU via Molex

Note 4 : November 2013 - Purchased Samsung 120GB EVO SSD from MobyMemory - works great just not-in-use at the mo

Note 5: It is DUAL-CHANNEL RAM i just need to put the ram sticks back in properly - 8GB MAX Supported

Note 6: Speccy Analysis above was taken with AC4 Black Flag running in the background


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25 Nov 2013   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I think you should put the SSD in and move the OS to it - then you are all set.
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25 Nov 2013   #3
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
I think you should put the SSD in and move the OS to it - then you are all set.


While I have a love/hate relationship with Acer (I love to hate Acer), I agree that the one thing that will pep that machine up the most is to move the OS to the EVO and install it in the machine. Reinstalling the RAM properly will also help. Beyond that, any other upgrades would be a waste of money.
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