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Q: upgrade my processor

Hi,

I want to upgrade the processor of my PC.
My current processor is an AMD Athlon XP, 1466 MHz (11 x 133) 1700+ motherboard: Asus A7V8X

I know that my motherboard will support any and all AMD XP processors so I wanted to go for the AMD XP3200+ , what do you guys think?

The XP3200+ that runs on the 400Mhz FSB and has 512KB of L2 Cache should give me a very significant upgrade in speed.
Would I need PC3200 RAM (400Mhz) to go with that CPU?
How can I know if my actual ram slot are 400Mhz or less?

How much and in what way I would see the increase of performances of my PC?
thank you

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A:Collaborative Processor Power Controls for Processor are disabled after upgrade

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

See if this finds any new drivers:

Intel? Driver Update Utility

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A:Upgrade Processor

You need to visit Dell and see what the fastest processor that the 8200 will support. Near the middle of this Dell Dimension Processor Upgrade FAQ there is a table that specifies
Socket 478 - Willamette, Northwood, 400 MHz bus, 533 MHz bus (some)Click to expand...
 

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My Info.
Operating System System Model
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (build 2600)
Install Language: English (United States)
System Locale: English (United States) nVIDIA C51PVM06 FAB1.0
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A:Should I upgrade my Processor?

Whether you should upgrade depends on your use. The question arises only when something is not doing what it's supposed to do or if you're looking to do something else.

If the current processor serves your purpose and is running good, then you needn't. Well that's just my opinion.
 

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A:trying to upgrade my processor

Do not know what make mobo you have but start here. http://tekgems.com/Products/et-9580-mbb-u8868-n.htm
 

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A:G50-45 Processor and RAM upgrade?

Hi Trident1,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
The Processor this unit is Embedded to the motherboard and can't be replaced or upgraded.
 
Your Processor AMD A8 6410 APU is part of the Beema Architecture which supports 16GB RAM
    YES you can upgrade up to 8GB DDR3L 1600
                     This system can take up to 16GB MAX by using  2x 8GB Module 
 
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A:Processor upgrade

If you tried both processors on two different systems with the same Motherboard, you probably would have a very difficult time detecting which CPU is which... unless you are an ardent gamer... in which case you should be into Intel anyway.
That is a huge reach from $89 to $129... for very little difference. Both are excellent, but not the gaming machines the Intel series are.
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A:AMD Processor and RAM Upgrade to ???

You didn't list your motherboard model so I can't advise on a better CPU.

Depending on what is wrong with the faulty retaining clip you could use the slot, or not. If it is simply broken so it doesn't clip onto the end of your RAM module, but the RAM module is fully seated in the socket, go ahead and use it as-is.

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A:Processor Upgrade?

You would have to first find out if your current motherboard can support a different class of CPU/GPU/APU. Right now you have a Quad Core mobile CPU. Because this is a laptop, there is really going to be no way you would be able to swap out the CPU, since most are soldiered directly onto the motherboard for the laptop.

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A:Processor upgrade?

Entirely dependent on the ability of the Motherboard as to what it will accept.

If the processor you are installing is the maximum in terms of clock speed etc that the board will accept, then no.

If the board will take a faster processor than the one you are installing, then yes.
 

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A:Processor Upgrade ???

There are several good sites that let you compare CPUs,such as Tom's Hardware and Anandtech. What a "good" CPU is depends on what you want to do with it. If you are not doing things that can use multiple cores, they only add cost, not performance. Blacks have the CPU multiplier unlocked, if you want to play with overclocking.
 

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A:What Processor can i upgrade to?

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A:Processor Upgrade Help

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A:processor upgrade

Nope it's a Core 2 Duo so has a different socket than any of the i3, i5, i7 processors. You could install a much better Core 2 Duo, however. 

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A:Processor upgrade, is it possible?

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A:Is it possible to upgrade my processor?

Open the case of your PC and find out the make and model of your motherboard (or check you manual if you have one). This can usually be found printed somewhere on the board itself. Stick that into google to find the documention and hence the processors that are supported by your mobo.

To get a significant boost you'll probably need a new mobo, CPU, more RAM and a faster hard drive (10/15k rpm).

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A:Processor Upgrade?

don't know much about laptops but on a desk top it would not be a problem,so i would think the laptop would be the same
 

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A:Processor Upgrade?

I know squat about AMD. Do you have a dual core?

Have you considered altering your "affinity" settings via Task Manager?

I have never changed my settings, but it supposedly allows you to force a certain process to use only 1 core, rather than the standard 2. That would slow down your video processing, but free up 1 core to do something else.

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A:Processor Upgrade

Since all volume manufacturers such as HP, Gateway, Dell, etc. use manufacturer proprietary motherboards you should contact HP to see if the machine will support a faster processor.
 

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A:Upgrade to 1.5 GHz processor

Hi,
For starters..what brand/model is your motherboard? Look within your manual for possible listing of supported processor speeds...what type of PS are you using? You may need a more powerful one
 

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A:HP 635 Processor upgrade?

Don't shoot the messenger, but upgrading to that processor would also require replacing the motherboard. Your Service Manual See page 21.

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thanks
 

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A:processor upgrade from 35 to 45 w

Hi: I would be concerned with the higher wattage too, but the bigger concern would be that we have no idea if the BIOS in your PC has the microcode to support the 3630QM. Without the microcode to support the processor, it won't work at all. And since that processor is not listed as supported in the manual, I doubt it will work.  

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A:Can I upgrade the Processor?

Hi, What is your Compaq Presario CQ43 ? Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108 Normally you can't upgrade processor for AMD APU alone specially the  for the AMD E-300 APU. Please read: TypeCPU / MicroprocessorMarket segmentMobileFamilyAMD E-SeriesModel numberE-300CPU part numberEME300GBB22GV is an OEM/tray microprocessorFrequency1300 MHzClock multiplier6.5Package413-ball lidless micro-BGA (FT1)SocketBGA413Size0.75" x 0.75" / 1.9cm x 1.9cm This processor is soldered on a motherboard therefore upgrading or replacing CPU means buying new motherboard or new machine. Regards,

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A:How do I upgrade my processor?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Nikolay


I'm not much of a hardware guy. What are the steps to upgrade a processor? Where do I start?


First things first, you need to find out two things.

1. What processors is your motherboard compatible with.
2. What socket does your processor use.

#2 should be easily found via CPU-Z and #1 can probably be found on the motherboards Manufacture's website somewhere.

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A:How do I upgrade my processor

Hi and Welcome to Techspot!!

We need to know first about your mobo (motherboard ). What make and model is it?

Regards :wave:
 

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Version: 5.6.20030609
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Current processor: #1
Processor Name: Intel(R) Celeron(R) Processor
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Reported Processor Frequency: 667 MHz
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A:AMD Processor Upgrade

According to what ive reviewed of your MoBo... it a pretty old one.
Its a Socket A... so im guessing that the fastest AMD CPU it can handle its a AMD Athlon XP 1800+-2000+ kinda that has a Front Side Bus of 200/266 MHz.
 

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A:Can I upgrade my Processor ?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by michaelsp9


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And, if I do so will it erase my data?

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The quick answer is laptops CPU's are not upgradeable becasue the CPU is soldered in and not plugged into the motherboard.
If you are getting choppy video I would look into what else you may have running in the background. Seems you have a good video card and enough memory.

Whay software are you using to run your DVD movies? Are you sure you have the latest video drivers and software updates? These are just a few ideas I think you should check.

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A:processor upgrade

You'll probably have to upgrade motherboard to if you want to upgrade your cpu. What kind of cpu are you thinking about upgrading too? If you want to play black ops then I would have to recommend at least a quad core to play it smoothly.
 

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A:Upgrade of processor

@juxone? On AMD models, the processor comes with the system board and cannot be removed. Your manual here. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03763129 You would need to replace the whole system board. But there is no system board that is better than the one you have already.  "Sorry" REO 

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A:Should I Upgrade my Processor???

If money is no object then you might as well go ahead and do it. However, IMO it would not be worth the cost. I doubt the performance increase would be that significant and with an old Socket A motherboard you can't really upgrade to anything current. Personally, I would keep the current processor and just wait until you get an entirely new computer with socket AM2 or something like that.

Of course, if you want to buy it and sell me your current CPU for a good price... It is pretty difficult to even find Socket A processors these days.
 

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A:Processor upgrade

If it is a good high end power supply which judging by your specs it's a fair one at least.
I think you will be okay.
The high-mid to high range psu's are often rated under what their actual delivery potential is.
I have a 1000 watt that can kick up to [email protected] if it needs too, so yeah majorly overpowered.

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If wattage is the amount amps is the force at which it's applied.
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A:Upgrade Processor

Go here, http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/Motherboard/Default.aspx , and choose your motherboard, make sure you get the revision correct, there will be a CPU support list telling you what processors your motherboard supports. It will also tell you what updated BIOS version adds support for different processors.
 

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A:Processor upgrade

also done bios upgrade

I also upgraded bios version to the last one known 03/17/2003-KT400-8235-6A6LYP89C-00.
Same results..........
 

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A:CAN I UPGRADE THE PROCESSOR ON MY ES1-512

No, you can not upgrade the CPU, it's soldered to the motherboard.

http://community.acer.com/t5/E-and-M-Series-Laptops/CAN-I-UPGRADE-THE-PROCESSOR-ON-MY-ES1-512/td-p/465850
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Could you please suggest me the best upgrade for my laptop with processor and graphic card 

A:Which is the best processor upgrade

Here is the Service Manual: Manual You have the Pentium B950. The motherboard is only able to accept Pentium processors. See p. 19. The only "upgrade" you can do is to a slightly faster Pentium processor like the P6300. Not worth the effort in my opinion. The video is also limited by the motherboard. The video chip is soldered on. You have the Intel HD video and there is a motherboard with discrete video which would be somewhat better. If you were going to do that you might as well also get the motherboard that would accept an i5 processor. But the cost of the new motherboard and processor and heatsink would certainly exceed what you paid for that laptop. The CQ57 series was widely offered as a low-priced doorbuster special. You would be much better off with a new laptop.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Which-is-the-best-processor-upgrade/td-p/5680833
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Hello,

About a year ago I was on my computer when everything went black, checked my monitor and it was fine, so I took it in to a computer repair shop and they told me my mother board needed replacing, so I had the work done, got the computer home and noticed that it was a lot slower than before on start up it takes a long time to finish doing whatever it needs so I can actually use it, the computer guy checked to see if I was running any programs on start up that could be slowing it down, and didn't find any, I upgraded my RAM but its still slow, so now I'm thinking that I need to upgrade the processor, I currently have an Intel core two duo and running windows XP the motherboard has a 775 PCI socket If I need to upgrade, what are my options?

Thank you for any help provided.
 

A:Should I upgrade my processor?

A processor upgrade won't give you any significant increase in performance. Upgrading to newer tech is the only way to get an increase.
Different mobos boot at different speeds which could explain why the new board boots slower.
You can check what is starting up in your computer start/run/msconfig/startup tab
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/should-i-upgrade-my-processor.1046240/
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I have a Toshiba 2615DVD laptop. It has an Intel Celeron 433 mhz. processer.

Is it possible to upgrade to a faster processer without replacing the motherboard or do I have to replace the works? And if so (Either way) where s the best place to buy the parts?

It has been a great computer but it is a bit slow by todays standards.

Thanks,
C.J.
 

A:Processor upgrade

Contact Toshiba to find out if the Chip is soldered directly onto the Mobo. If it is an older unit, I bet it is.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/processor-upgrade.356429/
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would it be better to get a single core processor at 3.2 ghz or a dual core ghz at 2.0? any thoughts and explanations will be appreciated.
 

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i have bought a gateway lx - with AMD Phenom X GHz but i had a AMD Phenom II X Deneb GHz Socket AM W Quad-Core Black Edition Processor Model HDZ XCGIBOX - Retail put into help upgrade processor it and now vista is saying amd proccessor unknown model ghz and the proccessor is suspto run at mhz it says and under my current bios it has it at mhz what can i do to make it reconize the model processor upgrade help of the prossor and run at the speeds it should Hyper Transports MHz in belarc advisor it says this for proccessor gigahertz AMD Athlon kilobyte primary memory cache kilobyte secondary memory cache kilobyte tertiary memory cache and this for main circuit board Board Gateway RS Rev Serial Number U Bus Clock megahertz BIOS American Megatrends Inc IP G any info on how to make it reconize the proccesor model or speeds it should run plz let me know processor upgrade help thanks for takeing the time to look at this post nbsp

A:processor upgrade help

Did you download the processor drivers from AMD?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/processor-upgrade-help.827599/
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Hello
I have an acer aspire V5-122-P and I have got the AMD A4-1250 APU and was wondering if it is possible to upgrade my processor (if I can find the A6 version as I have been having trouble finding it :P ) My motherboard is an acer one. And my socket is an FT1 and my chipset model ID1536.
If you need more information let me know and I can see if I can find it
Thanks
- Windowz

A:Processor upgrade

I don't think you can upgrade that CPU as it has BGA 769 (Ball Grid Array) and means it's soldered to the Motherboard, you may have to take it to a shop and replace the CPU by a professional.
AMD A4-Series A4-1250 - AT1250IDJ23HM

http://www.eightforums.com/drivers-hardware/33862-processor-upgrade.html
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I have an older Lenovo computer with a G31T-LM2 motherboard and an E5200 processor. I see that Intel made quad core processors up to the Q9400 running at 2.66 GHz and a front side bus of 1333 MHz.

All that being said, what is my board actually capable of supporting?
 

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i have laptop lenovo z50-70 it has slow processor i want to change it can i do it?
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 

A:Z50-70 - Can I upgrade the processor?

Hi kevinsamer , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
What processor do you currently have?
Checking on the socket supported for the CPU on most variants on this model :
Intel® Celeron® Processor 2957U , Intel® Core? i3-4030U , i5-4210U , i7-4510U all showing socket support as FCBGA. 
 
In a Ball Grid Array , processors are mounted in the board soldering it in making it not possible to remove thus not upgradable.  
 
Hope this answered your query . update us .
 
Regards

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Z50-70-Can-I-upgrade-the-processor/td-p/3327120
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Hi ya ll I m kinda new here so please be patient I have and older E-Machine W with a AMD Athalon XP processor And yes upgrade Processor AMD I had already upgraded the P S to a watt Everything works great Last week a friend of mine gave me his dead E-machine Model T It came with a AMD Athalon XP Processor Guess he didn t upgrade his P S soon enough So I said to myself quot Self Why don t I take the processor out of this dead machine and put it in my W machine as an upgrade quot So I did and it AMD Processor upgrade does run fine I put a Nvidia G-force MB videocard AMD Processor upgrade and wow this AMD Processor upgrade machine screams I then went into my device manager to check out the processor and I saw a quot Unknown Processor quot message in the sub-folder Now my W came with a AM board and this dead T came with a AM board Someone said to me I needed to upgrade the bios versions for the processor chip So My question is How can I do this Do I log on to E-Machine support and download the bios version for the AM board which came with the processor or do I download the bios for the AM which came with the processor Did E-Machine ever put a processor in it s older AM board Any solutions from you fine geeks Thanks nbsp

A:AMD Processor upgrade

Not sure what you mean by a screaming machine - if it goes like the clappers, leave it alone. Just watch the heat as AMDs run hotter than Intel.
If it makes a screaming noise, put it back to where you found it!
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/amd-processor-upgrade.87700/