Originally Posted by fitzsteve
I'm going to buy a new motherboard, CPU and Ram at some point becuase this system is starting to struggle the main bits are over 3 years old, still running a socket 939 motherboard so no room for CPU upgrade, my 4400+ isn't far off the best CPU available and for some reason 4800+ / AMD FX CPU's go for silly money.
A cheap AMD socket AM3 motherboard paired with 4gb DDR3 RAM and a budget Athlon/Phenom II X4 CPU will make quite a difference without breaking the bank
The AMD Athlon II X4 645 (3.1ghz quad core) is a great budget CPU that is both fast and cool... It will run anything you throw at it