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Intel Slot 1 Upgrade

Q: Intel Slot 1 Upgrade

It has been a while since I worked with a slot 1 CPU. I would like to upgrade a slot 1 Celeron with a 66 MHz FSB to a Pentium III slot 1 CPU with a 100 MHz FSB.

If the FSB remains at 66 MHz due to the MB, will the PIII CPU still work, but a a reduced speed?

Thank you:

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So I Would Need It To Be:-

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Thanks, I'll Give Any Info You Want.

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A:Trying to find a Intel PIII Coppermine Slot 1 CPU

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Have you had a look on ebay?

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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I was wondering as I've got spare slot Mini PCI-Express free on my laptop if such Intel Card ITM could fit inside This technology is quite not expensive actually The mini PCI-E Memory slot on Intel? PCI-Express Mini Turbo Card is very ease to access under Intel? Turbo Memory Card on Mini PCI-Express slot my keyboard and it just have to be inserted and at system reboot Intel? Turbo Memory Card on Mini PCI-Express slot Windows will recognize straight that card and the proper Intel Turbo drivers It does act like quot Windows ReadyBoost quot amp quot Windows ReadyDrive quot under and Vista so the system will load faster boost the disk cache load faster Apps amp perform battery improvement Work on quot Mobile Intel Express Chipset familly quot amp quot Mobile Intel Express Chip Familly quot - gb RD RB no software pinning - gb RD RB no software pinning - gb RD no RB software pinning Any experience in return or it is just like inserting a SD Card in the Card Reader to Ready Boost See also this Post http www sevenforums com general-d robson-pe html EDIT Looks some of you threads seems telling not bothering about gimmick stuff for geek guy That's just annoy me having spare mini Pci-e slot as i won't install an expensive G card I don't need it either

A:Intel« Turbo Memory Card on Mini PCI-Express slot

Quote: Originally Posted by NoN

I was wondering as I've got 2 spare slot Mini PCI-Express free on my laptop, if such Intel Card (ITM) could fit inside...This technology is quite not expensive actually.

The mini PCI-E is very ease to access under my keyboard and it just have to be inserted, and at system reboot, Windows7 will recognize straight that card and the proper Intel Turbo drivers.

It does act like "Windows ReadyBoost" & "Windows ReadyDrive" under 7 and the system will load faster....boost the disk cache, load faster Apps & perform battery improvement.

Work on "Mobile Intel 965 Express Chipset familly" & "Mobile Intel 4 Express Chip Familly".

-1 gb (RD, RB, no software pinning),
-2gb (RD, RB, no software pinning),
-4gb (RD, no RB, software pinning).

Any experience in return? or it is just like inserting a SD Card in the Card Reader to Ready Boost?

See also this Post:

Looks some of you (threads) seems telling not bothering about...gimmick stuff for geek guy!?!

That's just annoy me having spare mini Pci-e slot, as i won't install an expensive 3G card (I don't need it either!)

With 4 gigs of ram any sort of boost program isnt going to help much since it wont often be used.

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A:GPU upgrade or not? (AGP 8x slot, 300w PSU)

If all you play is WoW that system should be fine. And you even said it runs perfect for you. It doesn't look like you need an upgrade if you're just playing WoW...Unless you plan on playing new games.
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A:XC-704 Expansion Slot & Memory Upgrade

Ok, Sorry looking up the model at Kingston and a couple other sites didn't show your computer and seeing I hadn't seen any I was confused. Based on what I have found maybe a Model from other country.  With that said it looks like it comes with 2gig DDR3L Ram and is Upgradable to 8Gig Also looks like yours comes With 1 PCI Express x16 Slot. I am not sure with the PSU and with that slot if you would be able to upgrade to a different Graphics Card. GPU and size of case would put a huge limit on what could be able to fit...  James
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A:Optiplex 7040 Mini Tower M.2 slot upgrade....

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A:Question about PCI-e slot below dual slot video card

My opinion ...

Yes, setting up like that will have an impact. The air flow to your GPU will be restricted so it will more than likely run hotter than it did. It may still stay withing recommended specs, but it will run hotter.

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A:USB mouse only works in first USB slot, but won't work in any other USB slot

Hi NukesGoBoom,

I have seen a similar problem, but it was all USB ports that weren't working.

First, check the BIOS to make sure all USB ports are enabled, which they probably are.

Are all drivers installed and up to date? Do any yellow question marks or exclamation points show up in Device Manager?

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I hope this is understanable


A:How to switch the comp from reading your AGP slot to PCI slot

Jimboson said:

Anyway Should I leave my moniter plug in the AGP slot video card or put it where no video card is but goes right into the computer
Click to expand...

That's known as integrated graphics, now do you have a PCI video card and an APG video card or an Integrated video card and an AGP card?

Also what are they Radeon xxxx? or Nvidia xxxx? we need to know the model numbers to tell you which is the better on to use.
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A:RAM slot/DIMM slot? blue screening me!


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A:which graphic card slot do i require for my PCI slot

The type of memory doesn't matter, its the type of interface the computer supports among a few other things to watch for.

You likely have a PCI-Express slot, as long as it a x16 slot it doesn't really matter if its a version 1.1 or 2.0 slot.

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Yes, that CPU should work...
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A:Upgrade to Intel i7 over AMD 8 core or GTX 680 over GTX 660 ti?

Hi welcome to the forum!!

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What is the exact motherboard model you have ?
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System Information


Time of this report: 3/22/2012, 19:38:58

Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506)

Language: English (Regional Setting: English)

BIOS: Default System BIOS

Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz (2 CPUs), ~3.0GHz

Memory: 4096MB RAM

Available OS Memory: 3264MB RAM

Page File: 2472MB used, 4052MB available

Windows Dir: C:\Windows

DirectX Version: DirectX 11

DX Setup Parameters: None

User DPI Setting: Using System DPI

System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)

DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled

DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode

A:Upgrade to Intel q9400, crash on Windows start up

Here's the Asrock CPU support list, it only shows a different BIOS for a couple of Q9xxx models:

Have you booted into the BIOS to see if the CPU is recognized?
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A:Upgrade HP 550 FS336AA (Intel GM965 Express 800Mhz) from T...

Unfortunately your notebook does not have BIOS support for the T9xx CPU.   There are no available BIOS uprades for your notebook.   If you want to upgrade the notebook, you should consider putting in a 2.5" 9.5mm  SSD instead of a CPU.
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A:XP Upgrade to Windows 7 - no driver for Intel board D875PBZ ?


Theoretically your board is capable of running "Windows 7" ( BIOS and chipset is okay ) and that is why "Upgrade Adviser" reported it to be compatible. I have successfully installed and managed to tun "Win7" on systems which has lower specifications than yours - such as one with 865 and 845 chipsets. However performance will be marginally low when compared to a modern system. SO i would highly recommend to upgrade your CPU (you can keep the old monitor and save cash )or buy a refurbished CPU which can run 7 fine.

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A:lenovo y5070 intel core i7-4710HQ Ram Upgrade

The most ram you can use is 16gb 1600mhz. It's limited by the CPU, and also by the DIMM slots. Its impossible to find 32gb in 16x2 SODIMM. But 16gb (8x2) is plenty .P.S. Use 2 slots if possible, dual band is faster than single.

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A:Solved: Intel PC Bios upgrade to enable usb boot?

If it's an OEM (brand name) PC, you should only use BIOS updates supplied by that manufacturer (via their website), as those direct from Intel may not be the right one for that board, so you could end up with a non-working PC and no easy way to fix it.
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A:Dell Inspiron 1654 Intel core i3 upgrade

Hi Jordan Lzarov 
Thanks for writing to us. 
I7 processors are not tested on this laptop. 
Following are the ones which are tested and are sure to work
I5-520M :: part # N14CN
I5-430M:: part# DD23V
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A:Dell 7720 Intel rapid start after ssd upgrade

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A:HP 4320s i5-480M upgrade to i7-3632QM (intel HM57, rPGA989 o...

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A:Intel(R) 82579V Gigabit Network Connection upgrade issues

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A:BSOD win7proSP1 on Lenovo T410 after upgrade to intel ssd 520 series

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A:Upgrade WLAN Card from intel centrino N 2230 2.4ghz to 2.4gh...

Hi, Your machine was built late 2011 early 2012 therefore the chance to upgrade wirless card outside the list is from slim to none. Please check a list on page #2 of the Maintenance and Service Guide on the following link: Regards.