That's why I love GNU/Linux!
The tired old mantra upgrade upgrade upgrade because the new stuff is faster and more betterer is for Windows Weenies (MS did well to make people buy new nard), and thank fsck it's disappearing finally. EVERYONE I talk to alway talks about the hassle of upgrading (then they do the same with their phones anyway, they have the upgraders itch!), despite never actually having channed their usage in ten years ie internet for email, youtube, resume etc.
I'm still enjoying my P3 1000MHz (IBM NetVista, damn I miss the IBM's) CPU for my firewall. Well, when I get my fibre connection installed in October *whistling dixie for 5 months*