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Need advise on computer upgrade

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My client has a Dell 980 computer.  It was purchased new about 5 years ago.  This computer is running Windows 7 pro.  I feel it needs to be updated.  Of course, the client does not want to do this because it will cost money .  The pandemic has not been kind to his finances.  

   I have found another used computer which may be superior to the one he has now.  

The existing computer:  The Dell Optiplex 980  has an Intel i7 cpu (2.93Ghz) with 8 gigs of RAM.  

The proposed computer:  Dell Precision T3620 workstation with E3-120 V5 3Ghz 4 core. It has 8 gigs of RAM installed.  It has Windows 10 Pro installed.

My question:  How would you rank the  Dell T3620 as compared to the   980?
  I can't keep up with processor types and speeds so I need your help to guide me.

If the Dell Precision is superior then I would add another 8 gigs of memory to it.

Please share your thoughts.

Scott Silva
Network Administrator

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