troubleshooting Question

PC Upgrade

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Hi All,

Attached below is a system report outlining the details of my computer.  I believe it is around 4-5 years old.

I don;t use it for games, but I do require a little bit of a punch.  I use Oracle Virtual Box and run a number of virtual images.  Also I have a few TBs of data on a server in the house that it needs to crunch through...

I am thinking that all it needs is new motherboard and chip + memory?  The DVD, HDs etc are all fine.  

The question that I have is (a) is that all that is needed or do you recommend anything else?  (b) do you recommend just reusing the case or purchasing a new case?

Thanks
A.



   
  Computer:  
   Computer Type   ACPI x86-based PC  
   Operating System   Microsoft Windows 7 Professional  
   OS Service Pack   Service Pack 1  
   Internet Explorer   9.0.8112.16421 (IE 9.0)  
   DirectX   DirectX 11.0  
   Computer Name   DUNIAN-PC (DunianPC)  
   User Name   Dunian  
   Logon Domain   Dunian-PC  
   Date / Time   2012-12-29 / 07:50  
   
  Motherboard:  
   CPU Type   QuadCore Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200, 2333 MHz (7 x 333)  
   Motherboard Name   Pegatron IPIBL-LB (Benicia) (1 PCI, 2 PCI-E x1, 1 PCI-E x16, 4 DDR2 DIMM, Audio, Video, Gigabit LAN, IEEE-1394)  
   Motherboard Chipset   Intel Bearlake G33  
   System Memory   3328 MB  
   DIMM1: Samsung M3 78T5663QZ3-CF7   2 GB DDR2-800 DDR2 SDRAM (6-6-6-18 @ 400 MHz) (5-5-5-15 @ 333 MHz) (4-4-4-12 @ 266 MHz)  
   DIMM3: Samsung M3 78T5663QZ3-CF7   2 GB DDR2-800 DDR2 SDRAM (6-6-6-18 @ 400 MHz) (5-5-5-15 @ 333 MHz) (4-4-4-12 @ 266 MHz)  
   BIOS Type   AMI (02/23/09)  
   
  Display:  
   Video Adapter   ATI Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series (512 MB)  
   Video Adapter   ATI Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series (512 MB)  
   3D Accelerator   ATI Radeon HD 4350 (RV710)  
   Monitor   HP 2311x (DVI) [23" LCD] (3CQ208D7Q1)  
   Monitor   HP VS19 [19" LCD] (CNN61213TM)  
   
  Multimedia:  
   Audio Adapter   ATI Radeon HDMI @ ATI RV710/730/740 - High Definition Audio Controller  
   Audio Adapter   Realtek ALC1200 @ Intel 82801IB ICH9 - High Definition Audio Controller [A-2]  
   
  Storage:  
   IDE Controller   Standard AHCI 1.0 Serial ATA Controller  
   Storage Controller   MagicISO SCSI Host Controller  
   Disk Drive   SAMSUNG HD103SI ATA Device (1000 GB, 5400 RPM, SATA-II)  
   Disk Drive   ST1000DM003-9YN162 ATA Device (1000 GB, 7200 RPM, SATA-III)  
   Optical Drive   MagicISO Virtual DVD-ROM0000  
   Optical Drive   TSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-H653Q ATA Device (DVD+R9:16x, DVD-R9:12x, DVD+RW:22x/8x, DVD-RW:22x/6x, DVD-RAM:12x, DVD-ROM:16x, CD:48x/32x/48x DVD+RW/DVD-RW/DVD-RAM)  
   SMART Hard Disks Status   OK  
   
  Partitions:  
   C: (NTFS)   931.5 GB (181.5 GB free)  
   E: (NTFS)   931.5 GB (931.4 GB free)  
   Total Size   1863.0 GB (1112.9 GB free)  
   
  Input:  
   Keyboard   HID Keyboard Device  
   Mouse   HID-compliant mouse  
   
  Network:  
   Primary IP Address   192.168.1.72  
   Primary MAC Address   00-22-15-58-97-2F  
   Network Adapter   Realtek RTL8168C(P)/8111C(P) Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.20) (192.168.1.72)  
   Network Adapter   VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter (192.168.56.1)  
   
  Peripherals:  
   Printer   Canon MX870 series FAX  
   Printer   Canon MX870 series Printer  
   Printer   Fax  
   Printer   Microsoft XPS Document Writer  
   Printer   Nitro PDF Creator (Pro 8)  
   Printer   Send To OneNote 2010  
   FireWire Controller   AT&T/Lucent IEEE1394 FireWire Controller (PHY: Agere LFW3226/3227)  
   USB1 Controller   Intel 82801IB ICH9 - USB Universal Host Controller [A-2]  
   USB1 Controller   Intel 82801IB ICH9 - USB Universal Host Controller [A-2]  
   USB1 Controller   Intel 82801IB ICH9 - USB Universal Host Controller [A-2]  
   USB1 Controller   Intel 82801IB ICH9 - USB Universal Host Controller [A-2]  
   USB1 Controller   Intel 82801IB ICH9 - USB Universal Host Controller [A-2]  
   USB1 Controller   Intel 82801IB ICH9 - USB Universal Host Controller [A-2]  
   USB2 Controller   Intel 82801IB ICH9 - USB2 Enhanced Host Controller [A-2]  
   USB2 Controller   Intel 82801IB ICH9 - USB2 Enhanced Host Controller [A-2]  
   USB Device   Apple iPad  
   USB Device   Apple iPhone  
   USB Device   Apple Mobile Device USB Driver  
   USB Device   Apple Mobile Device USB Driver  
   USB Device   Unknown Device  
   USB Device   USB Composite Device  
   USB Device   USB Input Device  
   USB Device   USB Input Device  
   
  DMI:  
   DMI BIOS Vendor   American Megatrends Inc.  
   DMI BIOS Version   5.37  
   DMI System Manufacturer   HP-Pavilion  
   DMI System Product   FR615AA-ABU m9441uk  
   DMI System Version    
   DMI System UUID   AC096CEC-6F8EDD11-9C13011D-D02BA7C7  
   DMI Motherboard Manufacturer   PEGATRON CORPORATION  
   DMI Motherboard Product   Benicia  
   DMI Motherboard Version   1.01  
   DMI Motherboard Serial Number   MS1C87R70802003  
   DMI Chassis Manufacturer   Hewlett-Packard  
   DMI Chassis Type   Desktop Case
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