Question Should I upgrade or replace system.

May 1, 2020
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I have a computer from about 2013 that I bought as a pre-built and later moved components into a different case. These are the specs:
i5 4670 3.4 GHz
Weird Custom Motherboard from HP that has weird CPU cooling mounting holes and custom 6 pin power cable.
8 GB (2*4) DDR3 1600 MHz memory
2x 500 GB HDDS
AMD R7 240 2GB (oof)
240 Watt 80+ Titanium(maybe platinum) PSU

I was thinking of getting a new motherboard and maybe some more ram. I was also thinking of getting something along the lines of an RX 5600 XT. I don't know if that would be a big bottleneck or not.

or...

Should I just buck up and buy a new system and sell the old one. If so, do you have any suggestions for the 500-600 dollar range?
Thanks.
 

EndEffeKt_24

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Mar 27, 2019
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With a 240w psu that is most likely as non-standard as the motherboard you will have a hard time doing meaningful upgrades to this rig. Yes, you could get a case, psu and motherboard to migrate RAM, GPU and CPU but you would not even have upgraded anything at that point.
Build a new system and sell this one for office use.
 

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