Dell Dimension 2400 Upgrade For Warcraft 3

How do i upgrade my dell dimension 2400? I need to know how to upgrade my dell dimension 2400 because i had just recently bought warcraft 3 and i would really like 2 play it. My mhz is 400 i have 254mb ram. Answer:-
Well, with the information you've given us, it would take a lot to upgrade your computer to playable warcraft 3 specs. You'd need a new processor and more ram. However, a quick google of the dell dimension 2400 brings up tech specs that are much much better then the ones you have given so you may want to double check your specifications. The easiest way to know if you can run the game or not is to run this website:

It scans your pc and tells you if you have the requirements to play the game.

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Onto this computer using one of the pci ports. http://support.

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