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Any chance to improve a netbook with an ATOM processor? Would an SSD drive make any difference?

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I have a netbook (remember those!?).  It's a Toshiba with an Atom N280 processor, 2GB ram and a 160GB platter hard drive (Im only using 35GB of it).  It's running win 7 STARTER

IT 'works' but whatever you need to do on it just takes soooo long.

That's the max amount of ram it can take.  Any way to tell what replacing the drive with an SSD would do?  And maybe use some of the drive as RAM / swap file, etc?  Would that make a difference?  Or the boat anchor processor will kill it anyway?

damn, makes my skin crawl looking at what I am playing with

https://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=Intel+Atom+N280+%40+1.66GHz&id=615

hundreds?!  When 'normal' chips are thousands!?
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