Which is better: upgrading your computer or getting a new one if the old one is more than 5 years old?

Question by liliquoisxmoone: Which is better: upgrading your computer or getting a new one if the old one is more than 5 years old?
Bought my Dell in 2001. Put in a new Lightscribe DVD burner b/c I flashed the original and messed it up apparently. Computer is running very slow…takes a long time to start up and takes a while for a program to load, especially the internet. Has Intel Celeron processor, 797 Mhz, and 348 MB of RAM. The thing is I saw a desktop computer on sale at Walmart for $ 600. It has 3.0 GHz Processor, 1,024 MB Memory. Upgrade or Get a new one.

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Answer by kalitajothy
i would definitely get a new one.

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