"It is no secret that electronics go in and out of style in a hurry. Every month there is some new gadget coming out and you have to stay on top of the latest tech, right? But a PC can be quite an investment, so you want it to last and stay future-proof as long as possible. Of course, the beauty of a PC is that over its life you typically have the option of upgrading components - well, up to a point. Eventually, you have to belly up to the table and shuck out the bucks for a new system - a system that will plant you as close to the cutting edge of the latest tech as your wallet will allow."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips