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Upgrading a HP Pro 3125

Q: Upgrading a HP Pro 3125

Got this machine as a sort of a project..I use my laptop for workand general computing..just wondered could I get this machine up to a decent spec to play games?

http://www.pcworldbusiness.co.uk/catalogue/item/HP+Pro+3125+-+Athlon+II+X2+250+3+GHz/P115540P

above is a link with its current spec apart from memory I upgraded it to 4mb.. is this machine able to run a good high end graphics card I have been looking at the radeon hd7750.. dont want to buy it if its useless on my machine?

thanks in advandce for any help

grahame.

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A: Upgrading a HP Pro 3125

I wouldn't waste money on it. WHy do you need graphics card? The specs are super-old, but you can still use it for desktop use .

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/upgrading-a-hp-pro-3125.203452/
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A:Upgrading to Win 10 - after upgrading incompatible graphics card

Windows 10 no longer supports NVIDIA 6-Series Graphics Cards anymore as of Windows 8

Hint : Install drivers manually through device manager (it may or may not work)

http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/40228-upgrading-win-10-after-upgrading-incompatible-graphics-card.html
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A:Upgrading BIOS after Upgrading from Vista to 7

The BIOS is the stuff that happens BEFORE Windows starts to load.
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A:Upgrading My PC?

You should upgrade when your current machine no longer meets the demand of your usage, so whenever you decide that enough is enough, that is the time.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading-my-pc.1151654/
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Welcome to TSG!

From that first pic it seems you are low on RAM.
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A:upgrading

Hi AustinClaasens,

You haven't posted any of your computer specifications.

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A:Upgrading RAM

No it will not. You need ddr not ddr2. This is the memory you need link
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading-ram.566030/
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A:Upgrading my CPU with Win 7 64 bit

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A:Help in upgrading

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-in-upgrading.450817/
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A:Upgrading my PC

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A:Upgrading RAM?

As per this, http://www.bizrate.com/marketplace/product_info/details__cat_id--419,prod_id--7627521.html,
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading-ram.426385/
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A:upgrading need help

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading.482410/
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A:upgrading ram

Are you sure you have that motherboard model number exactly right??

A Google search for that model number generates only one hit, and that is for this very thread.

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A:upgrading cpu & RAM

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading-help.425641/
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A:Upgrading.. what CPU?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading-ram.673488/
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A:still using xp need help upgrading

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Mom will be set for a little while with a rig like that. At least 2-3 years, I would imagine.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading-ram.672464/
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A:Upgrading RAM

From the Service Manual: No SODIMM slots - not customer accessible / upgradeable I could not say it any more clearly. Sorry. 

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-RAM/td-p/5702208
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading.678540/
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A:upgrading

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A:Upgrading to an SSD

Yes. You can install an SSD. They type of SSD that you need is a SATA SSD. My own preference is Samsung EVO 850.  A 256GB SSD has enough capacity to do what you need.  See the sticky in the Notebook  hardware and upgrade section of the forum for details on how to upgrade to an SSD disk.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/bd-p/Hardware

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-to-an-SSD/td-p/5696680
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A:Upgrading old PC

@noobmuch?, welcome to the forum. I am going to give you my opinion.  You are basically building a new computer.  While I would recommend buying a HP Gaming Computer, which I have, I suggest buying a new case if you are going with the components that you included.  HP has their motherboards made to their specs.  Therefore, it is difficult to match the stand-offs in the case to the holes in retail motherboards and match the connectors in the case. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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A:Upgrading CPU

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A:Upgrading CPU

If you are going to take the jump..you need to replace that mobo. The speed difference between a 4800+ and a 5600+ is just not going to be that significant. Even at $55..you are best to put that money towards a new mobo, cpu and most likely RAM.

My secondary workstation is running an AMD 4600+ and I can feel a huge difference between that and my primary machine (running an Intel Q9550 Quad core at 3.2Ghz...minor overclock).

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A:HELP Upgrading!!

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A:Upgrading my ram!

@SunnyG007? You cannot go from DDR3 to DDR4. The SLOT is different.  DDR3L-1600 Dual Channel SupportSupports up to 16 GB of system RAM in the following configurations: 16384-MB total system memory (81922)12288-MB total system memory (81921) + (40961)8192-MB total system memory (81921) or (40962)6144-MB total system memory (40961) + (20481)4096-MB total system memory (40961) or (20482) Your manual here. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04642845 REO

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-my-ram/td-p/5704832
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A:Upgrading

anyone i need info about the PSU
 

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A:Upgrading Cpu & Ram

up up up up up up
 

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A:Upgrading CPU - Help please!

Bumping.. Help please!

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A:upgrading ram help!

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A:Need help with upgrading my pc.

Hey Box !

That board isn't the newest on the market but, it's not that bad either for what you intend on doing.

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GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket AM3+ - GA-78LMT-USB3 (rev. 4.1)

Click on Support & Downloads.

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A:Upgrading my cpu

According to the CPU support list,

MSI Global ? Computer, Laptop, Notebook, Desktop, Mainboard, Graphics and more

yes. Just need to have the 7388v18 bios.

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