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Intel Core i5/i7 processors in my Compaq laptop?

Q: Intel Core i5/i7 processors in my Compaq laptop?

Hey all, I would like to make my laptop a bit more powerful by adding a new processor (I've already upgraded my RAM). It's a Compaq Presario CQ62. Would anyone know whether an i5 or i7 would fit it?
Thanks in advance.

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A: Intel Core i5/i7 processors in my Compaq laptop?

You cannot change a CPU in a laptop. You have to buy a completely new laptop.
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A:difference is between Intel Core Solo and Intel Core Duo processors.

If you're using it mostly for applications and multitasking, then yes, the core duo would be a better choice. I would say shell out the extra money.
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16th May 2016.Dear Dell Forum Members & Support,We have an existing and very reliable Dell Precision 490 with a Single Intel Xeon 5060 (Dual Core, 3.2GHz,1066MHz) system.The system is currently running Bios Version A08 (04/25/08)
Can it be upgraded to Two (2) Intel Xeon Quad Core Processors, and if so, can a list of the compatiable processors be supplied ?
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I was aghast for reinstallations of Windows 8 because of reasons unknown which ran operating system into trouble.
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From next start Windows 8 ran into trouble and within a day or two of using this desktop stopped responding, happened for all operating systems where I selected maximum number of processors shown in 'Msconfig'.
Therefore do not select maximum number of processors from 'Msconfig'.
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I just wanted to know what are the differances between the new Intel Core 3i, 5i and 7i

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Thank you


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A:Nvidia or ATI after Intel Core i7 processors?

It kinda depends on what chipset you go with rather than the processor type. For example, if you buy a PC or motherboard with an Intel chipset, rather than an nVidia chipset, you should buy ATI because of greater compatibility. Also, Intel's chipsets support ATI Crossfire technology while nVidia chipsets support SLI. I would imagine that the new i7 processors would perform better on a native Intel chipset over nVidia but that's my two cents. It doesn't look like either graphics corp. is going to succeed over the other any time soon so it's anyone's guess as to who comes out on top, if that even happens...
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A:Intel® 3rd Generation Core Processors and Windows 8: Better Together

Thank you for moving the thread on a proper Section.
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I have intel dual core @2.0 GHz processor.I am upgrading my system.For now im going to replace the mobo and RAM.I am going to buy G.Skill RipjawsX (2x4 GB) RAM.So I wanted to know will my system support it.I know the mobo im going to buy will support it.

Thanks in Advance !

A:Does Intel Dual Core processors supports 1600MHz RAM?

t3chn0vamp said:

So I wanted to know will my system support it.I know the mobo im going to buy will support it.Click to expand...

Thats all you need to know, the CPU is irrelevant for selecting memory. The CPU never has dictated the type of memory used. The motherboard either supports the memory or it doesn't.
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I would think the least powerful is the 7500 and the most is the 8300, yet Lenovo offers the 8300 as a $10. upgrade and the 7700 as a $75. upgrade. Why is that?

Is there any real difference between these three?


A:Intel Core 2 Duo processors..T8300/T7500/T7700?

More L2 cache on the 77 versus the 83 and a tick more speed on the 83 versus the 75.

Could you tell the difference between the three in a blind test? Heck no, they're all great.
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Does it use 100% cpu for a long time? (so cpu is the bottleneck)
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A:Lenovo G50 15.6" Touchscreen Laptop Intel Core i3-...

Hi fatwalletguy , 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
Ideally it would be best if we use the machine number to verify the details of the machine listed on the sticker or check it here . (just keep your serial number confidential).
Upgrade checker can help provide information for recommended upgrades but OEM system have its own whitelist as controlled by the BIOS. Therefore , it would always suggest to check it first with the manufacturer .
Update us soon as convenient. 
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A:Toshiba Laptop with Intel Celeron or Acer with AMD Athlon Single-Core Processor?

both of those computers are pretty slow... and single core. the Toshiba is the better buy but the link is dead so you might be out of luck with that anyways. i don't play wow so i can't tell you what i would recommend for hardware. i will just go ahead and make the suggestion to buy something with a Core2Duo, 2GB RAM and a more high-end onboard video adapter for games. the more dedicated video power the better.
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A:AMD A4-5000 "Quad Core" vs Intel Core i3-4005U Dual Core

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A:New to the Core 2 duo processors

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This came up in this thread:

I was wondering as a practical matter at this point in time whether quad-cores are really going to provide any noticeable difference to the average computer user--even those doing video editing and running games? I know this came up when the dual cores first came out and the software had to "catch up"--that is most users wouldn't have benefited from a dual core at the time they first came out. So is that true now? Are there any softwares taking advantage of the quad cores yet?

Opinions on this?

A:ARe the Quad Core Processors actually useful for most of us?

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A:Script for Duo Core Processors

I have never heard of the Core Duo processors requiring "scripts" to use both processor cores. All the documentation I have seen only mentions the OS needing to be a multi-tasking, multi-threaded operating system; which WinXP is.

So, it is up to the application running, that "tells" the OS that some tasks can be shared, or off-loaded, or whatever, to the second (or more) core. It is the OS that polices the data being diverted among the cores. By the way, Core Quad processors, where there are four processor cores on the one chip. More core count is on the way, too.

If you are talking about scripts, like what I think of as scripts (and that is an interpreted language), then there is nothing in there that says, or can dictate, which core does what.

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A:multiple core processors

I have built several PCs using AMD64x2 and Intel Dual core processors and installed XP Home Edition with no problems whatsoever.
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A:Multi-core processors

Because numbers mean nothing, and Intel and AMD have figured this out.

When MhZ ruled there was no innovation. Intel would cram more and more transistors on the die, shrink the package and sell it.

Then AMD started winning with lower clock speeds and a better architecture. When the AMD 64 came out Intel was really hurting. The the X2 hit which put the dual processor system into a single affordable package. (Which really hit Intel hard)

Then Intel introduced the Core Duo in the Macs which gave Intel the lead again, and Core 2 Duo gave an even better lead in some applications.

An OS and the Apps must be multithreaded to actually perform any better than a single core CPU, but when they are multi threaded the gain is a good amount.

Kind of like the move to 64bit, there is a definite need and reason to do it, as long as the software supports it... Thats why I run 64bit Vista, I can't benefit with all programs now, but I want to do my part to speed up the transition!
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A:quad-core processors

Okay here is some more information on quad core

Clovertown, a four-core processor, will start shipping to computer manufacturers late this year and hit the market in early 2007. Clovertown will be made for dual-processor servers, which means that these servers will essentially be eight-processor servers (two processors x four cores each).

The company will also come out with a previously announced version called Tigerton around the same time for servers with four or more processors.

Core expansion will be a dominant theme for Intel over the next few years, said Chief Technology Officer Justin Rattner. By the end of the decade, chips with tens of cores will be possible, while in 10 years, it's theoretically possible that chips with hundreds of cores will come out, he added.

Rattner showed off a computer running two Clovertown processors.

Multiplying the number of cores brings distinct advantages. First, it cuts down overall energy consumption for equivalent levels of performance. If the recent Core Duo chips released for notebooks from Intel had only one core, the chips would consume far more power, he said.

Integrating processor cores into the same piece of silicon or same processor package also increases performance by reducing the data pathways

"To go from core to core can be a matter of nanoseconds," Rattner said. "As soon as you move cores together you get an automatic improvement in available bandwidth."Click to expand...

Well if this is true a quad core running at 2.0 GHz would be 4 x faster than one core running at 2.0 Ghz.It is like 4 CPU's in one!!
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Chipset: Northbridge: Intel 865G Southbridge: Intel ICH5

Front Side Bus: 1066 / 800 / 533 MHZ

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Does this Motherbord can support (accept) these thecnology?

Please advise.
Thanks in Advance

A:Can I upgrade to Core 2 Duo or Cre i3 processors?

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
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A:Solved: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 with only 1 working core


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A:Solved: Intel Celeron D 335: Dual core or Single core

It's a single core.

There are dual core Celerons, but yours isn't.
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Quote: Originally Posted by sdefoster

I have a HP Pavilion a6767c. It is a 64 bit machine. It has TWO Core Duo ES300's at 2.6 Ghz. (TWO physical core duo processors with TWO cores each equals 4 processors total available). I am running 64 bit Windows 7 Professional.

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Are they a "Fad" ?

Or a reasonable buy ?

A:INTEL Pentium D processors

Hello! Welcome to TechSpot!

Definatley not a fad, however there is the xtreme too.
Extreme uses HT and dual core, both have 1mb cache for each core.
The extreme goes much higher fsb 1066, the D is 800.
What I don't like reading about them is it appears you need to run
the Intel® 955X Express chipset
Intel® 945P Express chipset
Intel® 945G Express chipset
Intel® E7230 Chipset
to get them to run right.
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512DDR Ram
60gig h/drive

and i was wondering how the clock speed compares to a normal intel processor ie 2.4gig.

I have tried looking on intels website and had no joy wotsoever, and seeing as i am a noobie, am easily cofused

A:intel pentium M processors

well a 1.6Ghz P4 M runs at 1.6Ghz. My 2.6 runs at 2.6

difference is in chip archetecture.
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Thanks in advance.

Actually, would some AMD processors be better in my needs?

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still never got a reply to this question.

If I buy a computer with an AMD processor, will I be able to use all standard programs, or am I limited to the programs that will work with an AMD processor, and then Which would be better Intel or AMD.

thank you

A:AMD versus INTEL Processors

Please don't start a new thread with the same question, you can expand your question there as well. You are getting replies in the other thread.

Continue here:
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Just wondering also if programing is not an issue regarless of the chip that I have in my computer, are they very comparible with each other? should I with out a doubt get a computer with an INTEL chip or AMD.
I am just confused as to the benifits and drawbacks of either little brain that would be running my computer.

Thank you

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478 is at the end of it's life line,but was and still is a good cpu package.You may want to read this link about the 775 before buying one.
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1) Intel Celeron D 320 2.4 GHz 533 FSB

2) Intel Pentium 4 630 with hyper threading tech 3GHz 800 FSB

3) Intel Pentium 4 2.8 GHz 533 FSB

What are the main differences and what is the advantage of each processor?


A:Need advice on different Intel processors

Celerons are not very good, the Celeron D is a dual core bad CPU.

The next one is your best bet, highest clock speed and FSB, hyperthreading is a way to run multiple threads on one CPU/ die.