upgrade or buy new?

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i have a dell xps8100 which i've reached the limit of upgrades should i buy motherboard combo kit to put in this case..these are my original specs
http://www.notebookreview.com/desktopreview/dell-studio-xps-8100-review/
I've already upgraded my video card to a evga 770 video card and ram to 16gb ddr3 10600 and my power supply to 650watt. It is a pretty small case do you think to replace it all and go with newer case to fit the newer equipment in?
 

kanewolf

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Replace it all. If you have an i5-650 like the review says, that CPU is 8 generations old. A Pentium or Celeron would probably perform the same.
What budget can you support for your upgrade?
 
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https://www.dell.com/support/home/ca/en/cadhs1/product-support/servicetag/c4zbln1/configuration?isdetected=y

This is my configuration and I was possiblly looking to see if a new mobo combo would fit and be effective. i think is too small at the moment to upgrade anything as heat will play a factor with smaller case with the newer upgrades. I'm pretty sure your right and i need a new system. My case is 15" x 15" x 7" and the 770 video card takes up alot of space where it sort of blocks air flow. i did upgrade the power supply for 300watt to 650 to handle the video card and seems to work ok. I can't afford much right now as i'm on disability and i don't get much..500 a month
 
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