My desktop is probably 6+ years old now and I want to upgrade it.
I'll be watching videos online and doing some drawing in Kolourpaint and FreeCAD.
The mobo will be ASUS, but I'd like some assistance on which to choose and which not to choose.
Is FM2 preferred over AM3+? Here's what I'm looking at:
Then there's the processor question. Low wattage is desirable and the A10-5700 uses 65 watts.
I do not understand what AMD Radeon Cores are and if they are compatible with my Nvidia G86 graphics card.
Is there any point in getting 8 gig of ram?
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+
Now using: NVIDIA Corporation G86 [GeForce 8500 GT]
Thanks kindly for any advice.