Upgrade or not upgrade????

I am about to install an ISDN line for my internet access, I currently use a Dell 350 processor, 64 mb ram, 6 gb hd, win 98. I am considering buying a new computer with faster processor and more ram, would this improve my internet connection further???
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_alphaCommented:
Changing the processor or the computer would not improve
youre internet connection. I didn´t recognize a difference in
the performance in internet coonection between my
Pentium 166 64mb ram and my K6-2 450 64 mb ram.
I think you can save youre money
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JGWYAuthor Commented:
Just out of interest, my girlfriend has an Hp 133mhz pc with 16 mb ram, win 95, would increasing the ram on that improve connection and overall computer speed???? I assume with win 95 the mojority of the ram is taken up by that if not all of it.

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IthurielCommented:
no, not at all.  your modem matters.
but overall computer speed is affected though.
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_alphaCommented:
This is dependant of th e software she uses.
When I upgraded my P100 from 16 to 32 mb, I recognized
only an improofment of the speed terminating my win 95.
There where less files the computer had to swap to hard disk.

Well, increasing ram is never a mistake.
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