Originally Posted by Wes Mantooth
+1. I am running Windows 8 on a 2006 Dell Vostro. It is a dual core with 4GB of RAM.
Only upgrade I made since purchase was a solid state drive.
Worst thing about the machine is it is freakin heavy. Runs office, basic image editing, web browsing, etc.. no issue.
windows 8 is light and faster than win 7. pair with ssd and as u mentioned an old comp can keep going