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Okay, so the main computer at my home for family use is needing an upgrade. I have my own computer so I do not want to use much on the parts. All I want to upgrade is the CPU or the Video Card.
Here are the current specs
Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ 3.2GHz
3GB of DDR2 800MHz
ATI Radeon 3450 1GB with Hybrid Crossfire with the motherboard
250GB Seagate 7200rpm Harddrive
450W Power Supply
Now the two main things I want upgraded are the CPU and Video Card. I have decided I will use my birthday money to buy one part and they must be under $100. Kinda cheap but yea, I'm saving for a good laptop later on this year.
The CPU I intend to upgrade is to an...
AMD Athlon II X4 620
It's a quad, not as good as a phenom ii x4 955 but its better than the current one in use.
As for the video card I'm thinking of upgrading it to an...
HIS H467QS1GH Radeon HD 4670 1GB
from a 1GB 3450.
Even If I decided to buy both of them I do not think my 450 power supply would be able to power both of the upgrades.
The Athlon II x4 620 is at $99 right below $100 with free shipping.
The video card is $79.99 with free shipping. I might be able to upgrade my power supply if I go with the video card.
Now my main question is which upgrade will show me a better performance boost.
An upgrade from AMD Athlon 64 II 6400+ to an AMD Athlon II X4 620?
An upgrade from ATI 3450 1GB to a ATI 4670 1GB?
I hope you guys can help. Thanks