Shall I Upgrade My Processor/What Processors are CompatibleWith My Board?
Well as you can tell from the title, i'm wondering if I should upgrade my processor and what processors are compatible with my board.
I have a ASUS PDGT-LA [HP Goldfish3].
I currently have a Intel Pentium 4 519K 3.06Ghz 533 Mhz FSB 64-bit Processor.
Would upgrading to a 640 or a 630 be worth the $100?
What processors are compatible with my board?
Thanks in Advance,
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Supports processor up to 3.4 GHz
Supports Intel Pentium 4 HT processors
Lots more info from here: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?&cc=us&docname=c00361570
I have a rather old but new-in-box board that must go into a specific computer. Parameters dictate this board and only this board be used. It currently has an also new 2.8GHz Pentium processor on board and is running fine; but, I would like to swap this processor for a faster one. Not much gain, I know; but, that's what the owner wants.
This is the board:
Gigabyte no longer has data on this board and I cannot find a compatible processor list and the manual says nothing I can find about compatible processors.
Can anyone help with this?
I've done all the searching I know how to do and am having no luck at all. I might want to upgrade the processor and can't find anything with a list of compatibles.
Toshiba Satellite A665-S6094 K000104400 LA-6062P Intel Motherboard
I've been to the Intel site and don't know why nothing comes up there on any of the above terms.
i have purchased a P4 3.0Ghz SL7J6 processor for a new build , having trouble finding a quality board for it .Does anyone have any suggestions or mabe have a particular board maker that you mite favor thanks in advance for your suggestion
I wonder... Why did you buy a P4 for a new build? How much did you pay for that? You can get a dual-core AMD CPU for 40-60$, and that beats P4 totally... Consider returning that P4, as it just isn't worth your money... :/
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That is an AM3 socket CPU which means it should be compatible with the Phenom II series CPU's. I looked up the board and it should still support up to a 95 watt CPU so any Phenom II X4 CPU with a 95 watt TDP would work on it.
My laptop currently has the i5 460m 2.53 GH-z and standard hd graphics installed. I have already upgraded RAM and SSD and am looking to make it a bit better with a new processor and graphics card. I am having a hard time finding the compatible CPU and GPU models. It would be greatly appreciated if someone would help.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/What-i7-processors-and-video-card-upgrade-are-compatible/td-p/5802252
hello, ive had this desktop computer for years now and the processor is extremely outdated. I have been looking around trying to figure out how i can upgrade the processor speed but it seems the more i look up the less i know about computers...
anyways i have: Board: MICRO-STAR MS-7184
Serial Number: 5922655884
current proccessor: 2.00 gigahertz AMD Athlon 64
256 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache
I believe the socket is a 939? when i looked up these specs i found that the highest processor i can place is " AMD Athlon 64 X2 (up to 4800+) and Sempron (up to 3200+) processors".
Can anyone verify this?Or is it not worth investing in a new processor? i am looking to find the best upgrade rather then spending cash to buy a new computer. Any advice would be extremely appreciated.
Truth be told you are better off upgrading your Motherboard, RAM, and Processor if you want to see any substantial difference. A socket 939 is quite a bit old and since then they have move onto the AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, etc sockets for AMD Mobos and Processors.
Socket 939 processors are to the point where they are no longer just old enough to be cheap. Since they are no longer made they are old enough to be more expensive than modern counterparts in many cases.
When upgrading the MOBO and CPU you want to look into more than just the processor speed. Important factors are also the types and amount of cache for a processor, number of cores, and RAM that can be used with that CPU.
The newer Athlon II X2s as an example are a significant leap from the original Athlon 64s and a discerning buyer online can find them significantly cheap. AM2+ boards are currently somewhat inexpensive and so is DDR2 RAM. They are currently at the stage where they are old enough to be somewhat cheap but with the newest socket and processors being sold by AMD now it may change iwthin the next few years to start getting expensive again from being old enough.
You also have the route of a AM3 with DDR2 or DDR3 Ram option available which are also moderately priced.
If you check out the website pricewatch.com you can look at pricing for several different mobos, cpus, etc from various websites easily. I just completed a full build including case, HDD, Mobo, CPU, DVD-RW, RAM, Graphics card, etc for just over $350.00
So im looking for a compatible processor upgrade for my old Looking good processor upgrade.. for any suggestions? compatible a Dell XPS It currently holds the Core Duo E I am limited to buying only from newegg com and all I can see thats on the list is the E but its the wolfdale model would this be compatible I was also looking at the wolfdale E and E series just trying to see if anyone has had any luck with these in a XPS I want to get the best upgrade possible and I know there are more processors that work besides whats on their compatibility list which Ive attached below Thanks for any help this is dells list of compatible processors for the XPS with the BIOS update PR Presler P G X MB Looking for a good compatible processor upgrade.. any suggestions? FSB D UY Presler P G X MB FSB C YW Presler P G X MB FSB D XJ Presler P G X MB FSB C PU Presler PD G X MB FSB D DK Presler P G X MB FSB C RT Presler P G X MB FSB C UJ Presler P G X MB FSB C CJ Presler P G x MB FSB B DK Cedar Mill G MB FSB C PN Cedar Mill G MB FSB D PY Cedar Mill G MB FSB C KU Cedar Mill G MB FSB D PY Cedar Mill G MB FSB C DK Cedar Mill G MB FSB C DT Cedar Mill G MB FSB D HU Conroe E G MB FSB L DX Conroe E G MB FSB L RX Conroe E G MB FSB M DT Conroe E G MB FSB B DU Conroe E G MB FSB L DX Conroe E G MB FSB B DU Conroe E G MB FSB L KN Conroe E G MB FSB B DX Conroe E G MB FSB B KU Conroe E G MB FSB B PN Conroe E G MB FSB B WM Conroe XE X G MB FSB B FG Smithfield P G MB FSB Mainstream B UY Smithfield P G X MB FSB B HU Kentsfield Quad Core Q G MB FSB B MP Kentsfield Quad Core Q G MB FSB G UT Prescott P G FSB MB ALT G UT Prescott P G FSB MB ALT G UY Prescott P G MB FSB G thanks guys nbsp
The Q6600 seems the most future proof to me? but does Newegg sell it? sorry, not had a look at the site so, probably would be a good starting place.
I bought Dell Dimension 4600 with P4 2.4Ghz and wanted upgrade to 3.0Ghz or higher. I want to make sure that I am buying a right CPU.
The spec said I can upgrade to 3.0Ghz/800FSB, but according to user win2kpro on this thread, he said my motherboard is D865PESO, so I went to the Intel website and find this page.
The page says that it supports Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor Extreme Edition supporting Hyper-Threading Technology† , so I follow the link which show that the motherboard supports 3.20 - 3.46Ghz/ 800FSB.
Since Dell said supports upto 3.0Ghz, my question is can I upgrade to P4 Extreme Edition 3.46Ghz?
My work is mostly virus removal and setting up and troubleshooting small networks so I really don't get into comparing processors and motherboards and know very little about what compares to what.
How does one figure out exactly which processors are compatible with this board?
It has six SATA connectors. Does this mean I can run six stand-alone hard disks simultaneously -- meaning no RAID?
I'm not a gamer. The only game I ever play is solitaire. I run only business-type applications. I'm currently running
I cannot find any information as to what processors this board is supposed to support. I have two of them. I know it supports a 1-GHz Athlon because I am running one with that now; but, how fast a processor can I put on it?
I have written the company I purchased it from and waited four business days with no answer. Also, there is nothing in the manual, nor at the AOpen site as to speed. There's plenty of info at AOpen about the board and at other sites; but, nothing about speed.
i have a HP pavilion a1010n with Intel celeron D and my motherboard is a P4GV-LA. i want to know which processors my motherboard can handle. im guessing only intel would work.
Hi everyone i have a LS-36 Foxconn mobo with dual physical processors in a dell precision 670 and i currently have two physical Intel Xeon 2.8ghz processors and i was wondering what processors are compatible with my motherboard or if necessary what is a current mobo that would fit inside my computer?
yes. there are two physical CPU's its a workstation computerhttp://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/302837-compatible-processors.html
Dell Dimension E310, service tag 6LXTY91, Pentium 4, Socket 775. Everest identifies chipset Grantsdale-G i915GV and main board as Dell DV051.
How do I find a list of supported processors?
The only one that can answer that question is Dell since they would know how the BIOS was setup. I doubt that it would support much more that the P4 521 2.8GHz. that it was shipped with.
I'd like to upgrade my processor and my motherboard if needed. Can somebody tell me what processors my machine can handle?
System Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
System Model: HP d530 CMT(dg062a)
BIOS: 786B2 v2.44
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80 GHz
Memory: 3072MB RAM
Radeon X1600/X1650 Series
I'm not sure if that is enough info.
Pentium 4: 800 FSB, 512 Mb L2 Cache, Hyper threading ( 8 different CPU's)
2.60GHz sSpec SL6WH, SL6WS
2.80GHz sSpec SL6WJ, SL6WT, SL6Z5
3.00GHz sSpec SL6WU, SL6WK, SL7BK
Pentium 4: 533 FSB, 512 Mb L2 Cache, Hyper threading ( 6 different CPU's)
3.06GHz sSpec SL6JJ, SL6SM, SL6K7, SL6QC, SL6S5, SL6PG
Here for your spec sheet
To match the Processor to the sSpec code go here (I've already done it for you -see above-but if you want addition details this is the URL
And narrow your search to: 512Mb L2 Cache, 478 socket, 0.13 micron manufacturing technology, Hyper-threading technology (under Supported Features), and the GHz processor speed stated in the HP spec sheet posted immediately above.
Basically, I want to get a faster processor for xmas, so my big question is.. how do I know what processor is compatible with my motherboard (I really don't want to buy a new one if possible)
I know my motherboard has to be able to support a faster processor but how do I find this out?
All I really Know is that I have an AMD Athlon XP (I think) 1.2GHz processor. I dont have a clue what motherboard I have, which leads to another question.. how do I find that out?
I believe SiSoft Sandra will tell you what motherboard you have. You can download the free 'lite' version here: http://www.sisoftware.net/index.html?dir=&location=downandbuy&langx=en&a=
So i'm planning on upgrading my processor and the manual gives the following compatible processors:
Intel® Core™ i7 - 3610QM Processor
Intel® Core™ i5 - 3210M Processor
Intel® Core™ i3 - 3110M Processor
Does this mean that every i7 processor is compatible or just that specific 1? because i've tried finding it but that has proven to be really difficult.
Most likely, it means exactly what it says; you need the specific cpu. Just because a mb supports a given socket does NOT mean it supports all cpus based on said socket. A mb bios must have the correct microcode to run the cpu at the correct multi AND it must set the correct vcore or cpu voltage. In addition, different cpus require different amounts of wattage ie pw consumption. The mb VRs must be capable of reliably supplying the required pw.
Since this is a laptop, you are going to be very restricted on what cpu you can install.
Hey Guys, which Intel CPU's are compatible with this MB?HP 652951-001 H8-1200 Intel Desktop Motherboard AM3b Angelica I have an HP Pavilion HPE h8-1230z with a fried AMD Angelica M3970AM-HP MB. I would like to know if I can upgrade to an HP MB & would the Intel MB match all the current cables that connect to the AMD MB? Many Thx In Advance,dad2maxx
Hi, It is an AMD motherboard, you can't put Intel CPU on it, pins won't match. Your can ONLY use AMD CPU on the following list: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c03360575 Regardshttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Which-Intel-Processors-are-compatible-with-this-MB/td-p/5807331
My Processor needs replacing to speed up my laptop as nothing works when im playing flash games and loading websites takes a while if any flash ads are on the site in question.
My current processor is a AMD Sempron(tm) SI-42 2.10GHZ
Im looking for a dual core processor that will be able to handle flash player
The HP site is outdated in the sense that E8000 series is also supported in the ms-7525 motherboard which is not listed in the compatible list.. does it support also core 2 quads? since they have g31 chipset?
What model HP PC are you using? How to Find the HP Model Numberhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Processors-compatible-with-MS-7525/td-p/338167
i want to change my processor. can you help me what are the compatible processor for this laptop Satellite L355-S7905
I think you'll find it very hard to change to processor in most laptops, unless it is a high end gaming laptop.
Hey guys, i need your help! I wanna upgrade my laptops processor but i have no clue whats compatible with my motherboard and i don't wanna just put a random one in and break my motherboard...
At the moment i have an i3 370M and wanting to upgrade to an i5. My motherboard model is HMA71_CP from a Acer Aspire 7739.. with a Socket 989 rPGA, i did some research and found this website and which could also be my mother board!
Sorry to have bothered anyone, but i just really need your help! Thank you!
Hi, I have a 0HJ054 Dell motherboard.
I would like to know what processors are compatible with this baseboard.
(I would contact dell tech support but they charge a fee since my warranty expired and I do not want to do that.)
I want to get a faster, quieter processor.
The pentinum d 805 I have is too loud.
Can I get a better processor than the ones from the pentinum d series with this motherboard such as a pentinum dual core or intel core 2 duo?
***I saw this article: http://www.intel.com/products/desktop/chipsets/945g/945g-overview.htm
Does this mean that I can use an Intel Core 2 Duo processor with the 0HJ054 Dell motherboard I have....??***
NO, the article you linked to at the Intel site doesn't mean you can use a Core 2 Duo processor in your board.
Dell boards are manufacturer proprietary with a proprietary BIOS. Only Dell can tell you positively what processors are supported by your board.
Yeah the AMD V120 processor really old and very slow it can barley handle Google Chorme without having to exceed 100% and slow every bring down. Where can I find the best processor for it like can i7 work if so that be excellent.
Well an Intel is out of the question, your motherboard has a different kind of socket only compatible with AMD processors. In this case you are lucky because most of these low-end processors are soldered on. Yours is socketed and that same socket can take up to an AMD Phenom II P950 Processor (2.6 GHZ 2 MB L2 cache 1333MHz)-Quad core 25 W http://www.ebay.com/itm/AMD-Phenom-II-Quad-Core-Mobile-P950-2-1-GHz-Laptop-Processor-CPU-HMN950DCR42... Your Service Manual This processor or any of the listed Athlon, Phenom or Turion processors listed on pages 1 and 2 of the Manual would be a night and day upgrade. Your assessment of the V120 is correct. A cell phone has as much processing power. The Manual shows step by step how to replace the processor. Be careful in there is all I can say. 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/List-of-compatible-processors-for-G62-227CL/td-p/5666345
I have searched through the HP site and this forum for information on compatible processors for the Z400 workstation. I have found lists and posts of compatible Xeon processors for the 6 DIMM motherboard: W3520, W3550, W3565, W3580, W3670, W3680 and W3690. But the W3530 is not mentioned. I am confused why the W3530 is not listed as a compatible processor when a search of the Z400 results in hundreds of results of Z400 workstation configured with this processor. it's even listed on this link:http://h71016.www7.hp.com/html/psg_111510ws1/index.asp?psn=desktops_workstations/workstation. So can anybody confirm whether the Xeon W3530 2.8 Ghz Quad Core processor will work with my Z400, 6 DIMM motherboard as I have one available but do want to risk damage to the motherboard and/or processor. Thank youhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/z400-Workstation-and-compatible-processors/td-p/5637233
I have a very old Compaq Presario (model 6LPXE1 from the 6000T series). It has a Compaq 07E8h motherboard with an Intel P4 2.26GHz currently installed. I would like to upgrade to an Intel Pentium 4 3.0E Prescott 3.0GHz 1MB L2 Cache Socket 478 89W Single-Core Processor - OEM. How can I determine if this CPU is compatible with my motherboard?
I am attaching some system specs from ASTRA32, but the demo version report is truncated. Let me know if any other information would be useful.
I think that the Intel 845G chipset supported at most a 533MHz FSB, not 800MHz like that CPU you're thinking of buying. I'm not sure but the chances that it'll work on your motherboard are slim.
My friend was asking me (since I'm the "computer expert" in my circle of friends) what processors and processor srchitecture W7 supported, and if it had support for processors with more than one core. I answered yes, and told him that all new intel and AMD 32/64 bit was supported, but he wanted a more detailed answer.
Anyone know what I can tell him?
Best regards, Luzenna
PS: Sorry for bad english, but it's not my primary language.
Quote: Originally Posted by Luzenna
My friend was asking me (since I'm the "computer expert" in my circle of friends) what processors and processor srchitecture W7 supported, and if it had support for processors with more than one core. I answered yes, and told him that all new intel and AMD 32/64 bit was supported, but he wanted a more detailed answer.
Anyone know what I can tell him?
Best regards, Luzenna
PS: Sorry for bad english, but it's not my primary language.
Your answer to him was quite sufficient. I'm not sure what else he could be wanting to know.
I am using Intel Core 2 duo processor. My question is, whenever i run my application i would like to know whether my software is using both the processors or a single processor. How do i know it? Is there any way to see that? If it is using single processor, how to make use of both the processors? Please help me out. I need this to improve my software performance.
Control Key + Alt Key + Del key
that will bring up the Task Manager
Look at the Performance Tab - should be two graphs for the CPU Usage History
Being a complete novice who is thinking of buying a PC with an AMD Semperon 2600+ processor. Can anyone tell me how it compares to a Pentium 4 processor.
Uh very poorly, you will notice the Sempron is much cheaper than the Pentium4, or even the AthlonXP. Thats because its a cut down, low market version of the AthlonXP. Its the Celeron of AMD.
A 2600+ AthlonXP would perform much alike, about the same performance of a 2.6GHz Pentium4.
A 2600+ Sempron would probably (my best guess) perform about as good/fast as a 1.8GHz or a 2GHz Pentium4.
If your only doing Internet, word processing,etc, then it'd be fine, but if you want to play games and have a half fast computer, stay away from the Celeron and Sempron. Ever heard of the Duron? Sempron replaced it.
The cpu doesnt have as much cache as the AthlonXP does, which really cuts away from its performance, and a few other things here and there that cut it down, which is also why its soo much cheaper.
Celeron = :dead:
Sempron = puke:
Hello,I recently acquired a z600 with a quad core Intel Xeon E550 and I would like to know if it is possible/desirable to put my old z400 two quad core Intel Xeon W3550.I checked and both use socket b type soo I'd assume I should have a problem but as hardware is outside of my knowledge base I wanted to ask =)Thank you in advance
Hi, The z600 series of workstations support Intel Xeon Processor X5570 QC 2.93 GHz, 95W, 8M cache, 6.40GT/s QPI, DDR3 1333 MHz, HT, TurboIntel Xeon Processor X5560 QC 2.80 GHz, 95W, 8M cache, 6.40GT/s QPI, DDR3 1333 MHz, HT, TurboIntel Xeon Processor X5550 QC 2.66 GHz, 95W, 8M cache, 6.40GT/s QPI, DDR3 1333 MHz, HT, TurboIntel Xeon Processor E5540 QC 2.53 GHz, 80W, 8M cache, 5.86GT/s QPI, DDR3 1066 MHz, HT, TurboIntel Xeon Processor E5530 QC 2.40 GHz, 80W, 8M cache, 5.86GT/s QPI, DDR3 1066 MHz, HT, TurboIntel Xeon Processor E5520 QC 2.26 GHz, 80W, 8M cache, 5.86GT/s QPI, DDR3 1066 MHz, HT, TurboIntel Xeon Processor E5506 QC 2.13 GHz, 80W, 4M cache, 4.80GT/s QPI, DDR3 800 MHzIntel Xeon Processor E5504 QC 2.00 GHz, 80W, 4M cache, 4.80GT/s QPI, DDR3 800 MHzLooks like they support CPU's with 80W to 95W. The Intel Xeon W3550 has TDP 130W . http://ark.intel.com/products/39720/Intel-Xeon-Processor-W3550-8M-Cache-3_06-GHz-4_80-GTs-Intel-QPI I don't think this is going to work. Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Business-PCs-Workstations-and-Point-of-Sale-Systems/Changing-my-z600-processor-to-my-z400-processors-CPU-upgrade/td-p/5854559
hi i upgraded my computer to 640 MB RAM and 1ghz Processor (P3)
i want to buy new motherboard that will be compatible with my ram which is PC133 166PiN. Also can carry any Processors and Max Gfx. Please thankzzz
Can you giv me some Links from ebay or somewere
Hi I ve purchased an old m board for a test and play machine The m board is a MSI Solved: m/board?? Is this with this CPU compatible MS- BX v with the Blue quot C quot sticker PII and i think also PIII compatible board I was looking at getting a PIII Mhz Bus or a PIII Ghz Mhz Bus for it From the information i ve read from the Solved: Is this CPU compatible with this m/board?? MSI site for this board it Solved: Is this CPU compatible with this m/board?? is supposed to support up to PIII Ghz However what i am confused on is that the manufacturers state that this board supports a Mhz bus So the question in mind is will the PIII Mhz Ghz with the Mhz Bus work with this board According to the cpu support list for this board it uses FSB x to get Mhz while it uses a FSB x to get the Ghz So because both the Mhz and Ghz use Buses will Solved: Is this CPU compatible with this m/board?? they still be compatible Any help would be greatly appreciated thank you Regards Steve nbsp
I just came from a retail store to check on prices but most of their parts weren't available anymore. Instead of a G. Skill Ripjaws 2x4 8gb DDR-3 1600, the clerk offered me a Crucial Ballistix 2x4 8gb DDR-3 1866 memory. The board I'm gonna buy is an Asrock H77 Pro4/Mvp but looking at their memory support list http://www.asrock.com/mb/memory.asp?Model=H77 Pro4/MVP, it doesn't seem compatible.
The clerk had told me it was compatible and that he had tried it before but I'm not sure if it'd have unwanted effects over some period of time. (I got drawn in by how the memory looks and its LED so I'm including it as a choice). Thanks.
It will be compatible, worst case scenario is just setting your 1866Mhz RAM to run at 1600Mhz. You're getting quicker RAM for free.
I recently a mother on advice compatible board AMD Need purchased a AMD X slot AM processor for my first new build I also have my computer case with a watt PSU I need firewire capability on the mobo since I ll be using this computer to edit and burn dvd s of old family vhs and mm tapes Now I need advice on quot which quot mobo to buy one that has IEEE input and slot AM My analog to digital device uses firewire input to the computer I am not nor do I intent to become a gamer so don t let that be a concern I ll Need advice on a AMD compatible mother board use this computer to capture and editing video and do the usual web surfing There is one other thing I can t spent a lot of money on the mobo I know I can buy nearly anything I want if I m willing to spend the money but I need to keep the cost below if at all possible I d appreciate hearing your recommendations Thanks to all who respond nbsp
So, my intel d875 got fried
I have found a few AGP slotted mobos and this one is what I may be going with
My question is will my new card provide the same features as the old and therefore be compatible? I checked to the best of my ability but need to be sure before I pull the trigger.
Thanks for the help
Well, no. The product addresses I followed show the Intel board is socket 478, while the Asrock is an LGA775. So. best guess is it will take your video card, but you'd have to spring for a processor.
You could also consider Matx size boards as they usually fit into Atx cases.
I don't know if it's worth it to directly replace your 875 board, but I do understand limited finances. The ASRock board does accept 184 pin DDR and AGP graphics, the only addition would be a new CPU. With another board you might have to buy 4 things, (CPU, board, RAM, and Video Card).
i was wondering if HIS H675FS1G Radeon HD 6750 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card would work on a MSI G31TM-P21 LGA 775 Intel G31 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard.
Card # at Newegg=N82E16814161395"]
Board#at Newegg= N82E16813130234
o wait the card is ddr3 , does that mean it won't work?
Sure, the card will work fine. The graphics card memory is independent from the memory type of the motherboard.
I now use 98SE and want to upgrade to XP Pro. I prefer to not format and reload my 160 GB drive, but I can.
The XP system analyzer says my video card is not compatible with my system board. Here are the specs for both:
VGA: XFX GeForce FX 5200 AGP8 with 256 DDR memory. AGP slot set to 8x.
SBoard: Chaintech CT-7NJL6. 1024 MB RAM installed. Bus at 166 MHz. Board is not overclocked.
WD 160 GB drive partitioned into 2 80 GB drives
Linksys 10/100 Ethernet adapter
Adaptech SCSI PCI adapter for my HP scanner.
HP DJ690 printer
MAG DX771fs 17" CRT.
Chaintech sells a clone of the XFX card and I find it hard to believe their card would not work with their system board!
What do I need to tweak?
Hi, Does anyone know which other board is compatible with W530 04X1515? Thanks.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/Other-compatible-system-board-with-W530-04X1515/td-p/3387074
I wouldn't mind upgrading towards a motherboard that'll have a available slot for a video card because mine does not have that capability so thus I'm stuck with a onboard video . If this helps here's my pro
Intel Celeron D Processor 325
256K L2 Cache
533 MHZ FSB
At least I hope I can get another board to use with my Processor because at this point in time I don't want to have to go out an buy the bundle
First of all is this a pre-built system ie dell, compaq, hp, etc? If so, you are pretty much stuck buying a board from them because the case is usually proprietary; that is it will not fit a standard atx board.
If this is a custom build, then yes you can replace your board.
I'm trying to do a little research here. It was recommended to replace my emachine T2825 motherboard with this: PC CHIPS M848A SOCKET A 462 SiS 746FX ATX AMD. My current CPU is AMD ATHLON XP 2800+. I believe I can upgrade to the AMD XP 3200+. Is this correct? Also I see this CPU listed in various sites as AMD ATHLON 64 3200+. Are these two the same? Would I see much of the difference going from the 2800+ to the 3200+?
They are not the same at all. Athlon XP and Athlon 64 are two totally different architectures. Athlon XP uses Socket A (Socket 462), while Athlon 64 uses Sockets 754, 939, 940 (very rarely), and AM2.
I have a Pentium 4A 2400-MHz system here that will POST about one out of every eight to twelve attempts. When it does POST, it runs flawlessly for as long as I leave it on, even for days or weeks. However, if I turn it off or attempt to do a restart, I'm back to turning it on, waiting for it to POST and if it doesn't, turning it off and on again until it does POST.
I suspect the board or the processor; but, I'm at a loss as to which. Anyone have any thoughts on this?
The power supply is known good.
I live in Germany and only want to order HP board? dv6610eg - USB/power Compatible Pavilion connector products from Germany The original spare part - is too expensive here for such an HP Pavilion dv6610eg - Compatible USB/power connector board? old notebook Hence I search for compatible USB power connector boards nbsp My notebook was in repair during its warranty time Obviously even HP did replace the power connector board with another one because my current one has the model number DDAT APB nbsp Could sth happen to my hardware when using a spare part having the following characteristics both connectors from the power board to the mainboard fitthe connector from the power supply to the power jack fitsthe power of W is correct nbsp nbsp Is the DC jack pin size of mm correct nbsp nbsp I consider buying a part with the modell number DA AT TB F German According to this page English many HP spare parts and model numbers should be compatible to each other or am I getting sth wrong nbsp HP PartSurfer does not show any compatible products nbsp My current power connector board http www directupload net file d nk mwrca jpg htmhttp www directupload net file d f rdk uo jpg htmhttp www directupload net file d gzgvmz jpg htmhttp www directupload net file d fjb byg jpg htmhttp www directupload net file d kkaw uj jpg htmhttp www directupload net file d ys ww jpg htmhttp www directupload net file d prlt tw jpg htm nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsphttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Pavilion-dv6610eg-Compatible-USB-power-connector-board/td-p/5745397
I just bought:
Motherboard.. Intel D945Gnt
Processor.. Intel P4 2.80G
And 1 G of RAM
This was a drastic change from what I had, and was told that I would have to re-install XP.
OK, I figured it would be worth the trouble..
While running setup
Runs setup fine until the first reboot, then I get, with the DOS screen..
Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
Please re-install a copy of the above file.
I don't know how to do that...or if it means something is configured wrong, or what?!?!
Boot with your XP cd.
At the welcome screen press R for repair.
Press 1 to choose your installation.
Enter an admin password unless you're using xp home, then leave blank and just press enter.
Type bootcfg /list , you'll see the list of entries in your boot.ini file.
Next, type bootcgf /rebuild.
Pull the cd out, type exit and reboot
I have just changed the motherboard and processor on my second computer and when trying to boot up it starts but shuts down after a very short time. I have put in a 500watt atx power supply to replace the 300watt that was in the computer originally but it is still shutting down. Any ideas please.The motherboard is Asus A7S8X-MX and the Processor is AMD Sempron 2300+.
Hi, I have a 2.4mhz computer which keeps dying, goes straight to black screen, no action. there has been problems with this machine for a while wont boot occasionally with ram error no floppy working, I think MB is dying. I use this for graphics, photoshop etc .Anyway I have no money at the moment but my old system with asus CUSL2 mb is sat here with decent ram but its only 933mhz,Can anyone tell me if I can get a faster processor for this MB so I can use the old system for now and ditch the 2.4mhz.My laptop which is a 1.6mhz runs photoshop etc fine, so if I can up the power a bit for a few quid on the old reliable tower that would be great for now .Thanks sam
the computer has a new board in it and all necessary hardware to boot and cruise the net perform few office tasks etc the processor is amd xp on a gigabyte k triton board the bios appears to all be right i even put in the cd to check to see if it needed fixes or overwritten but it said it needed neither when i install windows it runs processor 1700 bad? on or xp board amd xp sp2; fine and after maybe or reboots i start to get these just recovered from a serious error messages referring to a compapp txt file usually and a couple of other files in doc local temp write mem errors and corrupt file messages and the computer then reboots itself i ve used different install disks and all get the same results this is a new hard drive formatted using both xp and the software that came with it my only guess is that it is either the processor that is bad or maybe the board i m out of ideas amd xp 1700 on xp sp2; board or processor bad? on what to check so any help is appreciated if i can find someone to help me out i ll see what error messages will pop up next time i turn it on and post them here tia - Tag nbsp
Have you tested the memory: http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp
Make sure to run the extended test by pressing T.
I have a BIOSTAR mother board with 200MHZ AMD K6 in it now.
What I was wondering is if I could put an AMD K6 450MGZ in there?
Go to their web site with the make and model of the motherboard. All the docs are on their site. It's probably a Socket 7 board so there aren't too many upgrade options for that.
So i got this message after i upgraded my Asus Notebook to Windows Home from What got me to check this was having my laptop Hard Shutdown when the power for Power disabled Collaborative Processor Controls after upgrade are Processor was at and the laptop had been on the charger all day plus the CPU temperature was normal I went into event viewer to see if there was any ACPI Collaborative Processor Power Controls for Processor are disabled after upgrade error's listed and this came up The exact Error that's provided via Event Viewer Collaborative processor power controls on processor in group are disabled due to a firmware problem Check with the computer manufacturer for updated firmware This message is provided for each of my Processor Cores Unfortunately there are no new Firmware Updates for my laptop model from Asus Last one was pushed in October Very odd seeing as i got this new in December I want to know if this is something serious or if i should just ignore it An error having to due with Kernel Level Power Controls seems serious to me System Info Asustek N JN-MH Notebook Processor Intel R Core TM i - HQ CPU GHz Intel Family Model Stepping Core Thread Ram GB MB Video Intel Onboard MB Nvidia GeForce m OS Windows Home Upgraded from Windows So is there anything that i can do or do i just have to wait for asus to publish a new Firmware Update even though it's probably likely they won't Thanks in advance guys
Hi and Welcome to TSF!
See if this finds any new drivers:
Intel? Driver Update Utility
So i got this message after i upgraded my Asus Notebook to Windows Home from What got me to check this was having my laptop Hard Shutdown when the power was at and the laptop had been on the charger all day plus the CPU temperature was normal The exact Error that s provided via Event Viewer Collaborative processor power controls on processor in group are disabled due to a firmware problem Check with the computer manufacturer for updated firmware This message is provided for each of my Processor Cores Unfortunately there are no new Firmware Updates for my laptop model from Asus Last Collaborative are for Power Processor Controls disabled Processor upgrade after one was pushed in October Very odd seeing as Collaborative Processor Power Controls for Processor are disabled after upgrade i got this new in December I want to know if this is something serious or if i should just ignore it An Collaborative Processor Power Controls for Processor are disabled after upgrade error having to due with Kernel Level Power Controls seems serious to me System Info Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version Microsoft Windows Home bit Processor Intel R Core TM i - HQ CPU GHz Intel Family Model Stepping Processor Count RAM Mb Graphics Card Intel R HD Graphics Mb NOTE my laptop has an Nvidia GeForce m Chip as well but it did not detect that for some reason Hard Drives C Total - MB Free - MB D Total - MB Free - MB Motherboard ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC N JN Antivirus Windows Defender Disabled Have not had time to get antiviral software yet So is there Collaborative Processor Power Controls for Processor are disabled after upgrade anything i can do or do i just have to wait and see if Asus pushes out an update thanks in advance nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/collaborative-processor-power-controls-for-processor-are-disabled-after-upgrade.1152536/
I am trying to install a Sony MPEG RealTime encoder board on my Gateway GT5408 Vista Home Premium. When I try to install the driver it says, "Your version of Sony MPEG RealTime encoder board isn't compatible with this version of Windows" It also says, "Sony Corporation may have upgrades or other possible solutions to help make this device compatible with this version of Windows". So I am wondering if there is a program I can download to make this driver compatible with vista home premium. What do I have to do so the Sony MPEG RealTime encoder board is compatible with vista?
You would need to buy a newer version of that program that is compatible with Vista.
I plan to upgrade my video card from geforce 9500GT to geforece GTS250.. my mother board model is gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P..
Powersupply? Just making sure...
hello, i'm tuning up an eMachines T2385 and I need to know about using a different processor.
I just installed an Imperial 137001 motherboard which is OEM for the machine,
originally it had a Celeron 2.3ghz processor.
in my parts box I had a Pentium 4 1.6, which improved the thing somewhat.
I now have a line on another Pentium 4, it's a 2.8ghz.
will it run on the imperial motherboard?
I tried to find the answer by way of research but there's not a lot of stuff out there about imperial boards.
This is a dumb question but I'm getting kind of confused at replacing computer parts. I recently had a bent pin on the cpu connector on my motherboard and, well, let's just say I made it worse. I need to buy a motherboard that will support an
i7-4770k, preferable around or under the $100 range. What do I need to look for? If I'm understanding this right, I need to make sure my cpu socket has pins because my cpu itself doesn't?
The i7-4770k CPU has pads. The compatible socket is the '1150' which has pins.
You need a motherboard with a socket 1150 and which has one of the following chipsets - H81, Q85, B85, H87, Q87, Z87, or Z97.
The choice of specific make and model of motherboard is a somewhat subjective one. What is suitable for one person may not necessarily be suitable for another person.
The features YOU require in a motherboard will determine the best motherboard for you.
Athlon 64 x2 4200+ with a Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS
If its not what would be a good motherboard thats compatible?
The Athlon will not work with that motherboard as it is socket AM3+
You need a socket AM2 board, Or an AM2+.
So my brother has a Foxconn 2ada 1.00 motherboard Link: http://www.estaxe.com/index.php/layout-foxconn-2ada-1-00-motherboard/
and wants to upgrade to a good processor, willing to spend $100-$200. What do you guys recommend? Is it worth investing more than $200.00+ for a CPU for a better gaming experience? He has also has an Nvidia Geforce GT 620 just as an added note. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! One website said this Link:http://www.findlaptopdriver.com/specs-2ada-foxconn/ but I trust you guys more...
Well, it is a 1155 socket motherboard. Hence, you can technically fit in any Ivy Bridge and Sandy Bridge that is below the recommended motherboard/CPU wattage. In this case, that is 95W. I think a i5 and i7 will be a waste. What processor does he currently have? I think a Pentium or i3 is a good option.
I just purchased a new biostar P4m80-m4 motherboard and an intel celeron D325 2.53g socket478 256k processor. Biostars's manual and website indicate that this board supports this processor. However when I booted up the machine I got an error message to this effect: warning cpu has been changed or cpu ratio failed. I shut down the machine and when I tried to reboot I got nothing. The power supply does not even start. I have verified that the power supply has not failed. Anyone have any ideas what is going on?
Clear the CMOS and try again.
Hello Which processor... memory... board? Solved: Could someone please help me I am looking to upgrade my pc but have a conundrum I am torn between an Intel Q Core Quad Proccessor - GHz MB L Cache MHz and the AMD Phenom II X Black Edition Quad-Core Processor - GHz MB Cache Socket AM W nm Which is better do you Solved: Which processor... memory... board? think If I opt for the AMD the I have to revamp the memory to DDR to go with the AM motherboard gx has been recommended I have seen ddr advertised quot for i motherboards quot in the blurb Is it true that all ddr s will fit in any ddr compatible motherboard or are there specific types for specific boards and processors I know that the intel will need a new motherboard socket-ish but assuming that it will still use ddr mem - the memory i already have Though i know very little about the subject I am rather interested in your opinions and facts etc Thank you in advance nbsp
So I upgraded my motherboard and processor as well as my video card.
Here is all the new stuff i put in:
Intel DP35DPM Socket 775 Motherboard
Intel Core2 Duo E4500 2.2Ghz Socket 775 CPU
Corsair TWINX 2048MB PC6400 DDR2 800MHz E.P.P.
NVIDIA GeForce 8600GT 512MB PCI-E x16 Video Card w/DVI/TV
So I load windows and it crashes right when XP loads up. (Right after the scroll bar screen)
I can safely boot in safe mode, I did that and installed the drivers.
I'm not that computer savvy so I could use a little help, my friend recommends reinstalling XP but I don't have a cd and would prefer not too.
I believe the error message is 0x0000004F.
I can double check and get back, but please let me know what I should do.
If you didn't re-install windows fresh after you got the new parts, that is the cause of your error message.
If you have windows installed on a hard-drive already and you change out computer parts such as motherboard, you will need to perform windows repair in order to get the computer running. If you don't have any important data on the hard-drive then I recommend you do a full format of your hard-drive and install windows fresh since you got new parts.
Overall, you will need to perform windows repair to get the computer going again.
I've been spending several hours looking for onboard video and network drivers of an old Compaq processor board (1999-2000 compaq). msinfo32 gives the following:
OS Name: Windows 2000 Professional, System model: Compaq Deskpro, Bios Version: 686p2 v2.04. What I need now is the display driver. Help is much appreciated.
Hey all...I'm very new to this forum stuff so please bear with me..
Just got a new Asus A7N8X-X motherboard, AMD Athlon XP 2800+, and 512MB DDR Azenram.
First off I had a hell of a time setting up the advanced chipset features in the bios to get the performance I was supposed to...now after that's all been done and XP PRO installed the computer keeps freezing..
Windows boots fine and very fast...once booted though and I start to run different applications...especially downloading the computer just locks up...after a few seconds I get a couple seconds where I can move the cursor and then it locks up again and so on. With performance monitor open the cpu usage spikes and drops and so on....I'm at my wits end with this machine....can anybody help????
I found the same thing when I build this exact system in may 2004.
I found the problem to be lack of heat transfer from the cpu
to the heat sink. Added some more paste, not too much.
The original paste dried out.
It fixed the problem. The system runs great.
You need at least an antec 430 watt system power supply
ok question is: I have a Compaq Presario tower with a 266mhz Intel P-II processor and factor Board. I am looking to speed things up to at least 800mhz and was wondering what is the better processor and board combo for the money?
and what price range am I looking at? was hoping to keep it under 300 bucks but want a faster comp too so if you have any info, I would love the help.
A word of warning, if you plan on using the compaq and just change the motherboard and processor it may not fit. Compaq uses proprietary everything. I maybe wrong but keep it in mind. If it where me, I would buy a new case with power supply, get the motherboard and cpu, and use the rest of the components from the compaq.
You can buy a half decent case and power supply for less than a hundred.
You can check compaq's site and see if you can get any dimension's on your current case but more than likely it is a proprietary design for them. Even if the motherboard will physically fit inside the case the i/o's probably won't line up(meaning the usb/paralell port/mouse/keyboard/ etc connectors)
this is the first time i use this forum so plz help me
No, they use differant sockets, pentium 3 uses Slot1 and Socket370, pentium 4 uses Socket 423, 478, and 775.
please tell me that can i upgrade my laptop's processor (hp 2000) from i3 to i5 or i7? if yes then please tell me
Hi, Not much you can do. Please check the following post: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Processor-upgrade-possible-on-h... Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/can-I-upgrade-my-laptop-s-processors-from-i3-to-i5-or-i7/td-p/5818398
My PC Motherboard Model is P5PE-VM with the following specifications:
CPU: LGA775 socket for Intel Pentium D / Pentium 4 / Celeron Processor
Supports Intel Dual Core 65nm Intel processors
Supports Intel Hyper Threading Technology
Supports Intel Enhanced Intel Speedstep Technology (EIST)
Chipset: Northbridge: Intel 865G Southbridge: Intel ICH5
Front Side Bus: 1066 / 800 / 533 MHZ
My question is: Can I change my actual processor (LGA 2.6 GHZ) to Core 2 Duo or Cre i3 processors??
Does this Motherbord can support (accept) these thecnology?
Thanks in Advance
The I3 uses a LGA 1156 socket,so in order to use
it you would need to upgrade to a new motherboard.
There are certain models of the duo that fit 775,but
you would need to check the compatability at the
motherboard manufacturers website.
I have a Dell PowerEdge 2900 with two Xeon 5110 Dual Core processors. The server is getting over loaded from a processor stand point. I would like to replace the processors that are currently in the server with some Xeon X5270 Dell part number: 311-9634.
My question is: Is there anything that i need to be aware of from a operating system stand point when i swap out these processors?
I have seen in the past with home computers that when a "major" hardware change is done you will need to reactivate windows. But i have never done this with server hardware or software. I'm just wanting to make sure that what i do will not force me to reinstall server 2003...
Thanks in advance.
Hi.I have Compaq cd 7600 minitower with Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00 GHz . Windows upgrade says that processor does not support Windows 10. Which processor is compatible. -Karihttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Windows-10-compatible-processor/td-p/5650154
here we are hello everyone i would like to change my processor , my motherboard's manufactured from pegatron corporation 2AB5 and i cant found any intel about Which processor is compatible with my motherboard thx for your answershttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Which-processor-is-compatible-with-my-motherboard/td-p/5662840
ok here's the thing... I am slowly upgrading my computer as I get the money. I was going to buy a new motherboard and a new processor, but at the moment I do not have the money to buy both so I am planning to go ahead and buy the new motherboard and wait on the processor. At the moment I have a pentium 4 2.4 ghz processor. I wanted to know if that processor is compatible with the asus a8n-sli socket 939 motherboard that I want to get.
Thanks for the help.
if they are not compatible could you suggest a good motherboard that later on I could use with a higher end athlon processor and that works for the pentium 4?
this is a new/replacement mobo im looking at buying. http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicat...id=ITD&recordsPerPage=5&body=MAIN#ReviewStart
now on the website for the manufacturer, http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/cpu_support.php?S_ID=440
that's saying my processor, which all i remember off the top of my head is a 2.6 ghz pentium 4 , isnt compatible because the speed of my processor isnt posted on the biostar site.
would my processor really not be compatible?
Ill try to find out more specific specs of my processor.
Why question it when there are so many boards and so many processors available. Have you already purchased?
After cleaning my computer free of dust, I reinstalled all the necessary parts to get the computer working again. When I was to put the processor back, I found that:
1) the pins were a little bit bent but I think they bent back in place when i put it back
2) In order to put back on motherboard, i had to remove the processor from the fan and that means the thermal paste was somewhat removed.
So the biggest question I have is: Is re-adding thermal paste necessary? and is this why its been shutting down?
I'm not a gamer so extreme performance isn't a thing I just gotta' have; but, this dual processor board has two processors already installed and a Gig of RAM and it's only $99. It's used; but, I've had mostly good luck with used stuff. It also has all cables, fans, software, etc.
I would be using it as a desktop workstation.
For $99, what's your opinion? Are there any "gotchas" here?
There's also another different one here for only $60:
I plan to build my own computer since the DELL gx280 have given hard time to me. The i5 process would like to be my system in this time. Here is the list what I estimate on ebay (mostly)
CPU: Intel Core 2 q9400 - $190 OR i5 - $200
CPU Fan: ???
M/B: Asus P5KPL-CM - $60 OR Intel DP55WB - $100
Ram: Kingston 4gb DDR2 800mhz - $60 OR DD3 -$70
Video: ATI Radeon 4850 - $124
HDD: Western Digital 500GB 32mb, 7200 rpm - $56
DVD-RW: LG DVD-RW - $31
CASE: standard ATX Tower with 500w power - $45
I have no idea about a CPU cooler. What I heard that the CPU cooler should be different ones depends on the M/B and case.
What kinds of cooler can I use for my system? Also how am I able to firgue that out?
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I plan to build my own computer since the DELL gx280 have given hard time to me.
So Ill be looking at upgrading my motherboard hopefully some time in the next few months,
Currently Id like to keep some of the stuff I have atm.
In particular: I need atleast 2 pci slots and preferable a pci-x.
Would like some PCI E slots so eventually I can upgrade to some better graphics cards and whatnot.
I want to keep my proccessors for the time which are 2, Duel 3.2ghz Xeon Processors (yes I have a server atm).
I have a 650w Rosewill psu that hopefully will be sufficent for my needs.
So is this going to be possible?
Basicly trying to upgrade in steps, and overall I think my Processors are pritty good, I actually think my board isnt able to utilize them to there fullest atm (or my 4gb's of ram, allthough the ram is ddr 266)
I am currently running a Dell Precision 690 workstation at work and was thinking about adding another Xeon processor to improve performance when running Autodesk Inventor mechanical design software. The machine currently has one Intel Xeon 5150 @2.66Ghz and 4Gb of ram. I can't find anywhere that would tell me what sort of performance increase could be expected. Any info would be appreciated.
Need help trying to upgrade laptop
Hello, The processor is directly soldered on the motherboard.http://community.acer.com/t5/V-and-VN-Series-Laptops/What-i5-processor-is-compatible-with-my-Acer-Aspire-V5-571P-6490/td-p/423700/jump-to/first-unread-message
i have a hp desktop, which is pretty old but i upgrade stuff in it every chance i get little by little...but i need a new processor, because i have pretty much fried the one i have and i would like to upgrade. i am unsure what you need to know so heres everything....also i would liek something that will play more games but not top of teh line because i dont have that kind of money right now thanks a lot in advance
as comes to my attention an option is to get a new mobo and a processor for about 150.......what mobo is compatible as well then
windows xp pro sp3 k
hp desktop pavillion
intel (r) celeron (r) cpu 2.93 ghz
2 gig ram
approx 537 gigs hard drive
HP Pavilion 061 PJ562AA-ABA a705w
Enclosure Type: Desktop
Board: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD Gamila/Giovani/Neon series 030
Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
BIOS: Award Software 3.26 05/09/2005
looks like this is your only option, but at the price you can get a core 2 duo, which wouldnt fit your board anyway. Most people will suggest spending 150 usd on a new cpu and mobo, most of your other items are still usable, except your os which came preinstalled on your pc.
wups, double post.
I'm thinking of getting a Celeron D 3.06GHZ Processor later on after I get some more RAM "heck for only around 80-90 bucks on newegg.com you can't beat that" and I want to see if my MOBO will accept & run with it as the Celeron 2.66GHZ seems to bottleneck some games IE:BF2,FEAR etc....BTW Would that make my PC run any better if I can use the Celeron D Processor?Would it make any/much difference?
I was just wondering if my PC is 64bit compatible or not.. I just installed CPU-Z, run it and have attached a screenshot.
Will this processor be compatible with the windows 7 64 bit OS?
Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.40GHz (2 CPUs)
Hey all, I'm going absolutely nuts. I'm building a new system up for my mom and the parts she bought are fubar! The old board wouldn't format the HDD when I tried to install windows XP pro on it, though the hard drive did fine loading in my PC. Bought a new board and it won't POST. I had the Bus set to 233MHz which is what AMD lists as the frequency for the AthalonXP 2800+, but when I put the processor back in the old board to make sure I didn't fry the processor it read it's bus speed as 100MHz. I upped the speed to 233 on that board and it stopped posting. Do I have a bunk chip? If so, is the old board actually ok?
I'll post all the specs of the boards when I get back, but any 1st thoughts would be appreciated.
Hello and welcome to Techspot.
The correct front side bus speed for your athlon 2800+ cpu is 166mhz. By setting it to 233mhz this constitutes a massive overclock, and that is why your system wont post.
If you look at the cpu specs below you will see that the Athlon xp 2800+ has an fsb of 333mhz which is means it should be set to 166mhz. 166mhz X the multiplier of 12.5 = 2083mhz clock speed.
See HERE for athlon specs.
Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
just installed a new motherboard and processor and now the hard drives not booting it appears in the bios but its not loading up any ideas would be much appreciated.
The motherboard is a ASUS P5LD2
can't find a thread about this,so i need advice of a good software to measure if my processor/board or hard drive is too hot.
a temp. reader that is to be exact for a pc.
My teacher has a PC with celeron processor.He wants to attach a firewire card to his PC.Is it possible?His processor speed is some 900 MHz.
I want to use LPT printer so choose this motherboard model. If any other motherboard with better spec avail tell me. Also tell me processor combination for this board and also for suggested motherboard.
Supported processors for that motherboard at the above link.
I have a Dell Dimension XPS R slot processor processor compatible - 100MHz? Backwards 133MHz to As you 133MHz processor - Backwards compatible to 100MHz? can see from the model name it came with a Pentium II MHz MHz FSB processor I am currently running a Pentium III MHz MHz FSB processor in it I would like to upgrade to a GHz processor I have found several Pentium III GHz MHz FSB processors for around 133MHz processor - Backwards compatible to 100MHz? but there are Pentium III GHz MHz FSB 133MHz processor - Backwards compatible to 100MHz? processors for around So first I tried to find out if a MHz FSB processor is backwards compatible with a MHz FSB motherboard In my efforts to find an answer to this question I learned that Intel offers three different types of GHz processors - E B amp EB If I understood correctly the E is for MHz the B is for Mhz and the EB should work for both amp So my first question is is a MHz FSB processor backwards compatible with a MHz FSB motherboard And my second question is if I purchased the EB is it truly compatible with both the and Because if it is that should make my first question irrelevant nbsp
If I understood correctly, the 1000E is for 100MHz, the 1000B is for 133Mhz, and the 1000EB should work for both 100 & 133.
Not quite. I'll explain what the E and B mean with an example:
P3-600: 100MHz FSB, Katmai core
P3-600E: 100MHz FSB, Coppermine core
P3-600B: 133MHz FSB, Katmai core
P3-600EB: 133MHz FSB, Coppermine core
The E means it has a Coppermine core, the B that it runs at 133MHz FSB. The P3-733 is merely called a P3-733, not a P3-733EB, since there is only one version of it (133MHz FSB, Coppermine) and there is no need to add the E and B to differentiate it from any other version. Same for the 866 and 933. You can run a 133MHz FSB CPU on a 100MHz FSB, but it will run 1/4 slower since the multiplier is locked, i.e. a 600B running on a 100MHz FSB will only run at 450MHz. A P3-1000B running on a 100MHz FSB will therefore be stuck at 750MHz.
I updated the bios on my Gateway E-3200 from the Gateway website.
Now when I try to reboot my system this message appears.
Intel(R) Pentium(R) III processor 550 MHz detected.
WARNING: This motherboard is not compatible with this processor's higher frequency. This system has been halted.
Either upgrade the motherboard or install an Intel(R) Pentium(R) III processor 450 MHz.
Before the bios update the computer was running with the same motherboard and processor.
MOTHERBOARD: Gateway Maverick 440BX NLX form factor
Serial Number: A
PROCESSOR: Intel(R) Pentium(R) III processor 550 MHz
BIOS USED: 4J4NBOX1.86A.0043.P20
OLD BIOS: 4J4NBOX1.15A.0021.P13
I tried using the old bios, won't work, called Gateway, gave me
the run around, if anyone has any solutions to my problem,
I'd deeply appreciate it!!
This is the reason why I no longer buy brand name "proprietary" PCs anymore. Too many problems with simple upgrades.
You should be able to flash back to the old bios unless gateway PCs don't allow that. You probably flashed to an incorrect bios.
Any body recommend me a desktop board for following processor:-
Intel? Pentium? Processor E5200 (2M Cache, 2.50 GHz, 800 MHz FSB). Please prefer those board which easily available in any Indian E-commerce website.
Hello avishnashrawat mate that is a fairly old CPU being a 775 socket and you will be looking at getting a used board unless you find something local new which I am doubting very much. Now I can only find the specs for the CPU and I cannot find anything of any use except it does support 64bit stuff but I cannot make out or see what memory is supported so.
Sorry but if it were me and I had this processor that is just what I would have to do. Now there are some good 1150 socket boards at a reasonable price out here at around $88 for the ASUS B85M-F Motherboard, and coupled with say a Pentium such as the Intel Pentium G3240 ($79) or Intel Pentium Anniversary Edition G3258 ($89) or even a Intel Celeron G1840 at $59 then you would have an up to date board and processor albeit they are quite basic but I would suggest they are superior to the CPU you have now. Plus you then just need the other components to suit ie RAM.
Now I understand you might be tied to a budget but truly I think you would be better off doing that than throwing good money after bad, because using used components is like playing Russian roulette - you just would not know what you are getting.
Anyway perhaps things might turn out and you find something that you are asking after - good luck
I've just installed a new mother board for an IBM netvista model 8311 63U
On startup it post and beeps twice and shows a message on 0167 no processor BIOS update.
If i ignore ...the system boots up to winxp home fine.
Using existing hard drive and away we go.
Concerns, on start up the fans (CPU and Case) start.. but then stop after the beeps. (They don't seem to start.. looking for a power shut off or something)...Sometimes the fans seem to kick in on their own much later
any direction appreciated
Looks like I needed to do a Bios update.
Followed instructions, downloaded a new Bios update, created an update diskette, rebooted and followed displayed instructions.
Appears to have solve my problem.
Did it again... solved it myself ....posting for others who may have similar problems.
DP DP motherboard Q processor Quad core With Xp pro s end looming along with the fact that I Processor Intel - Board life & cycles Guesstimating Planning like to make images of the entire pc and clones Regardless will have to upgrade the OS and some of the Guesstimating Intel Board & Processor life cycles - Planning applications But with my system going on years old now wondering just how long the hardware behind this might keep plugging To boot they ve changed the sockets on the newer boards so if the processor alone goes out I ll probably still be into buying both Balancing costs with the amount of life left in this -- if I can get an extra years I would probably wait mainly because now is not the best time to be buying everything new software and OS is enough Then there is the idea that if something does go amiss between now and the expected breakdown I ll have to drop whatever it is that I m doing amp start from scratch yet again -- beginning with the system build -- gt clear to the new pc image Realizing this is not an easy question about all I can say is that the pc gets used several hours a day to days a week Personally I beleive the boards were better off years ago -- is it true Asus is involved with the newer Intels Win support is supposed to last to Jan -- if that s true a new OS and pc right before then would be timely Neopower has yet to be replaced All hard drives have nbsp
I see systems fail shortly out of the box and then I have clients running 20 year old systems for certain DOS based applications.
I want to take my hard drive with the files (win98se) from a hp intel 500mhz celeron system and put it in a 1300mhz AMD board.
Before I do this should I remove most of the drivers etc before I switch over or should i leave it as is? I was just thinking that there would be a lot of conflicts if i don't prepare it for the move. What is the normal procedure? Thanks. Ed
I am looking into upgrading a few things on my Studio XPS 435t / 9000. Exactly what processors are compatible with my motherboard?
We do not suggest upgrading the processor on the system, however I have mentioned the processors compatible with Dell Studio XPS 435t / 9000:
Intel Core i7 920Intel Core i7 940Intel Core i7 965
Also, ensure that you update the BIOS before upgrading the processor. Click the link mentioned below for the BIOS:
NOTE: Ensure that the system does not turn off during BIOS update.
For more upgrades, click the link mentioned below:
Thanks & RegardsManshu S#iworkfordell