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Which should I upgrade?

I have a very slow computer. It is a laptop. It is an HP ZV6000. I have 224 Megabyte of RAM and 1.6 GHZ of proccessor speed. I want to make it at least a little bit faster. Which Should I upgrade? The proccessor or the Ram. I was leaning to add about 256 MB of ram because I can do that for like $20. This is not my main computer but I need it to be faster for my daily life. Please tell me which would help more for the money. Oh yeah, and my Proccessor is a AMD Sempron 3000+. Personally I think I should go with the Ram upgrade but I was some opinions from others first. THANKS A LOT!!! :)

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Upgrade the RAM much easier to do than the CPU.

CPU requires you to find a processor that will work for your laptop motherboard then you gotta open it up and remove the CPU.... TOO MUCH WORK! unless you're very comfortable in doing this.

I would recommend go to 512MB to 1G of instead 256MB.

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