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Pentium u5600 @ 1.33ghz 2Gb ddr3 - Upgrade

Q: Pentium u5600 @ 1.33ghz 2Gb ddr3 - Upgrade

A friend complained that her pentium u5600 @ 1.33ghz 2Gb ddr3 is very sluggish. I suggested upgrading to 8Gb ddr3 ram. But after that, I found out that this particular cpu is rather slow for nowadays and I have my doubts that even with such upgrade it would get much better.

What you think?

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A: Pentium u5600 @ 1.33ghz 2Gb ddr3 - Upgrade

Alpha Gamer said:

A friend complained that her pentium u5600 @ 1.33ghz 2Gb ddr3 is very sluggish. I suggested upgrading to 8Gb ddr3 ram. But after that, I found out that this particular cpu is rather slow for nowadays and I have my doubts that even with such upgrade it would get much better.

What you think?Click to expand...

Slow for what purpose? Basic computing or are we talking about something more?

My suggestion would be upgrade to just 4gb of ram and then go from there if the needs are just basic. You could also grab an inexpensive SSD and upgrade it with a fresh install to add some better load times.

Beyond that it would just come down to what the machine is used for.
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If you need any other info then please just ask me and I'll let you know.
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A:Pentium 4 3.60GHz upgrading to Pentium Dual Core E6800 3.33GHz

I'm absolutely certain you won't be able to do that, period. That newer Pentium Dual Core is not in any way, backwards compatible with your motherboard.

Well, it is the same socket. So, it would go in, but it surely won't run. Intel 915 chipset is 32 bit only. Thus, you couldn't even go forward to Cedar Mill core P-4s, which are 64 bit.
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A:Upgrade the processor of Portege 3110ct from Pentium II to Pentium III


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It?s absolutely impossible and thats the fact.

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A:If my RAM is DDR3 can I ONLY upgrade to DDR3?

Correct, only DDR3 RAM can be used, any other type won't fit the slots anyway. If you have ECC ram now, you may be able to use non-ECC.
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A:3 GB DDR3 / upgrade

That not the way I would do it. To my memory that motherboard has 6 ram slots. To get 6 gigs of triple channel I would install 2 more 1 gig matching ram.
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A:Another gig of DDR2 or upgrade to DDR3?

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A:DDR3 RAM upgrade issue

Was the 2gb stick brand new? If not, it may be defective. If it is, it may be defective.

When you removed the 1gb stick, did you leave the 2gb where it was? If you did, then try again putting it in the slot the 1gb chip was pulled from.
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A:SL510 DDR3 Ram upgrade

I have never had compatibility problems with ADATA, but sometimes it happens.  I assume you added the ADATA RAM in the 2nd slot.  Does it work by itself in slot 1?
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A:RAM Upgrade for Studio 1557 up to 8GB DDR3 1600MHz

Correction, which affects the rest:
The system has two memory sockets -- not  four.
You can either replace one with a 4G and have six or both with a pair of 4G to go to 8 total.
You must also have a 64-bit OS or the memory above 4 G won't be recognized.
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ok.. just confirmed myself that my motherboard's max is 1666... so 1600 it is.

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A:how to make DDR3-1333 DDR3 4 GB work on my Gigabyte G41-M Combo mobo?

I'm afraid that RAM is not supported, I downloaded the Memory Support List from: (and attached)

GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 775 - GA-G41M-Combo (rev. 2.0)

Also, you are better off getting 2 sticks, since:
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Features Dual channel memory architecture, best to use two sticks to take advantage of the Dual channel, should be identical RAM sticks.
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A:Getting up to speed: 1.33ghz processor will only run at 1 ghz

what sort of ram/dimm do you have in it? because if it is generic, or not the specified ram, then it may cause your cpu to run at a lower frequency, ie 1ghz..
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A:Re: Envy 14-1002tx - Ram upgrade failing - Corsair Memory 4GB DDR3 S

Additionally since I first started:

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Is the somewhere I can call? (Im in Australia if that matters)

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A:Upgrading 3.33GHz 512MB RAM Windows XP PC

eriley1987 said:

Hi all,

I have an eMachines W3503 3.33 Ghz 512 MB RAM Windows XP Media Center 2005 PC (bought in 2005-2006ish). It's not my regular computer, it's my old computer that is at my parent's house. I visit them every 3-4 months depending on my schedule, so those are the only times that I am on this PC. I do not game or do heavy, intensive type things. I am a full time nurse and part time student, so the majority of what I do is browsing the internet, Microsoft Word documents for homework, email, etc. I don't stream music, videos, or any other type of media.

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Suggestions and thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!Click to expand...

Upgrading the RAM is probably the only solution for such a dated PC. I would say upgrade to Windows 7, but that will set you back $100 bucks and it wont run that fast on such an old PC. I would say go with Crucial RAM, they have good support and good quality. Go for either one of these:
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A:pentium 4 upgrade

If you are going to just go to a 3.6GHz there is no point.

Get Core 2 Duo.

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A:Pentium 4 CPU Upgrade

Here is the list of Pentium 4 processors:
List of Intel Pentium 4 microprocessors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I have to assume you currently have Socket 478, so only the Socket 478 processors would physically fit on your motherboard. You would need to see if your BIOS supports the processor though.

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A:CPU Upgrade from Pentium D ?

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Quote: Originally Posted by mastertushar

Will this ram : see the link
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Is that a G41M-Combo Rev 1.3?

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The specific RAM you mentioned is not listed on the qualified RAM list, but that doesn't mean it won't work.

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Hi Kewe,

Welcome to Vista Forums.

It depends on what model (sSpec number) your P4 is:


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Why? Upgrading the CPU in a laptop never gives much gain in performance. You are limited by the 533MHz data bus. You can increase the system Ram to the max allowed (you may have the max memory installed already) and install a bigger capacity hard drive. Doing this will give you a good increase in performance, much more than just changing the CPU
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Originally Posted by jaxxxx

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cfitzarl said:

Just wondering what people would prefer...Click to expand...

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pathardware first please read this:

The list of processors using LGA 775 are listed on that page. As for your question, YES some P4 motherboards might support Dual Core and Core 2 Duo.

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Go here and allow the Crucial System Scanner to load and run.

After it finishes and it displays a report, copy-and-paste the link to that webpage here so we can go there and view it.


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A:Ddr3 ram

Quote: Originally Posted by seekermeister

While browsing the specs on several motherboards I'm considering, I noticed in the RAM specs, that some listed 1600MHz DDR3 (over clocking). What does the parenthetical note mean? Does it mean that this speed of RAM is only needed if the rig is over clocked?

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