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.
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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:
Well here is my problem, I have a computer I purchased 3-4 years ago, I just gave it an Upgrade to Vista 64bit Ultimate Edition, I noticed it says that my processor is running at 1.6 gHz when it is a 2.6, I can't find the disk for tthe mother board, even if I could I don't think it would work with Vista, I have bee google`n it can't finde anything relavent to my problem.
If anyone care to help me I have an AssRock mother board with K8Upgrade-800. Any other information to help get this thing to boot faster then my iBook G4 1.33 would be appreciated.
PS It always has been slower then my slower computer, IRONIC EH?
My question is if i can switch from the original pentium II to a pentium III processsor.
If yes can you tell me how? If no, thanks for your time.
I thank you all for you time.
No, it?s ABSOLUTELY NOT POSSIBLE.
The pentium 2 architecture is completely and totally DIFFERENT so I think its better for you to buy another machine than thinking about this.
It?s absolutely impossible and thats the fact.
I want to replace my Celeron 900 FCPGA-2 processor with a Pentium lll 1-GHZ FCPGA processor. There seem to be several different manufacturing locations and variations available. (SL52R, etc.) Is there any one processor that is considered to be better.
Would a Pentium D processor be able to make full use of Vista 64bit, or would it just be a waste of cash to upgrade to a 64bit O/S?
with the setup u have, I would say all is pretty old for Vista. that is not to say it would not work but would be slow.
I am going to buy a new desktop. In my price range I have a choice of an AMD Athlon 64 3800+ or an Intel Pentium 4 Processor 640. I use the desktop PC for photo editing (Adobe Photoshop), MS Office, and AOL. I don't use it for 3-D gaming.
Is one processor any better for what I'm planning to do? The desktop with the AMD is about $50 less expensive.
Thanks for any advice.
Im trying to find out/understand the relative speed of the new pentium M processors
I have been offered a laptop through work with the following specs
Intel pentium M 730. 1.6gig 533mhz fsb (2mb L2)
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
well a 1.6Ghz P4 M runs at 1.6Ghz. My 2.6 runs at 2.6
difference is in chip archetecture.
Are these still "in-date" or have they been replaced by Core 2 Duo's
What's you opinons on this type of Processor ?
Are they a "Fad" ?
Or a reasonable buy ?
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.
hey all just a comment about intel pentium d processors i know pentium a d intel comment processors. that these are old and lots of bad are said about them but i have several desktops with them in and have never had any problems a comment intel pentium d processors. with them at all all of them seem to idle in the s and under load with prime from to degrees a comment intel pentium d processors. c all of these are with stock hsf i know these run hot however they seem to be able to run at these temps without problems i have ran the thottle watch and none of my appear to thottle down never had any lock ups on any no BSOD they run vista and windowos well and fsx well yeah they ain't no i core but IMO they are a solid processor i don't get why everyone says the bad mine all came in desktops that others had thrown away so mine are free perhaps that is why i have no complaints i have intel and amd so no fanboy crap here i think people forget that if it weren't for processors as these we would not have what we are able to buy today just my opinion poorgy
I don't know of anyone who complains about those processors, other than to say they've passed their prime. Now one is going to argue that they are high-end processors, but during their "peak", they were good little processors.http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/252092-comment-intel-pentium-d-processors.html
Hi, ive been hearing around school that in early 2005 Pentium are to realise a batch of dual processing cores, i.e two processors working together. Can anyone verify this? Also there will obviously have to be a whole reworking of motherboards, so perhaps its not such a good idea to splash out on a ú130 mobo if its only gonna last you a year.
Haven't heard about a release of dual pentiums as one item...interesting though...I wonder how much of a difference it would be as opposed to simply running 2 processors you bought seperately...
What's better Intel Pentium Processors or AMDs?
I recently replaced a board for a customer. I diagnosed it had one bad capacitor (only one). With only one bad cap, I replaced it and now want to put it to use.
I know this:
The board originally had a Pentium, 3-GHz processor.
The processor has only contact points, no pins.
I know the board uses other than standard DDR memory because the locator slot on the contact edge of the memory chip doesn't quite mate up to DDR
Not being familiar with this processor and wanting to be sure I get the right one, what do you call these processors with no pins? And, any additional information that might help me get the right one will be appreciated.
Just curious what are the major difference between the Celeron and Pentium CPUs comparison is between the Celeron Pentium GH to I run processors Celeron b/t Intel Pentium and Difference 4 a small Difference b/t Intel Celeron and Pentium 4 processors business and I sell computers to people locally where I live and I get asked this question every once in a while Most of my users are moderate gamers and business users but very litte hard core gamers I hear alot of contraversy over the Intel Celeron CPU compared to the Pentim CPU I have some guys who swear up and down that the Intel Celeron CPU is not even worth the time But I personally believe that there is very little diference between both of the CPU compared to the price you will pay for the Pentium considering most of my customers aren t hard core gamers Then I would recommend a Pentium or a AMD Athlon XP CPU Am I right I m just curious what a knowlegable person has to say about each CPU nbsp
I am planning to buy a Dell laptop in a couple of days. I have a chioce between these two processors:
1) Intel Pentium«M Processor 745(1.80 GHz/2MB L2/400MHz FSB)
2) Intel Pentium«M Processor 755(2 GHz/2MB L2/ 400MHz FSB)
Other things remaining the same, the first option will save me 200$. Do you think that it is worth paying 200$ extra for the extra bit of clock speed? I am buying my laptop for studies. I'll have it do complex tasks on large survey datasets (sometimes as big as 250 MB) using mathematical/statistical software. The laptop will have a 1GB DDR SDRAM (2 DIMM).
Please reply with your suggestions as soon as possible. Thanks
If you have the cash.....
I'm trying to figure out if one of these is more powerful than the other or if they're both about the same (JUST from a performance standpoint). Any help would be much appreciated!
-Intel Pentium 4 1.3GHz, 512 MB RAMBUS
-AMD Athlon XP 3000+ (Barton) 2.167 GHz
Consider reading this article.
I'm stumped. Can anyone explain why there are several amd processors i.e. phenom ii x2 550, that feature a hypertransport rate of 4000 mhz but no mobos that support a rate above 2600 mhz? I'm guessing I'm misunderstanding what these figures represent. Could use an explanation before I pick out a motherboard for the above processor.
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
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,
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
Hi, I have built a few systems now but they have all been Socket 7. I have just treated myself to a PIII 600 processor and an ABIT BE6 Rev 2 Motherboard.
The problem is that i think i have made a mistake by buying the chip OEM. Although i know the process (sort of) for attaching the fan and then putting it onto the motherboard, i do not feel at all confident about doing it. I have looked on the Web for any pictures showing the CPU in place with fan attached, but have only come up with PII's. Any help or ideas would be appreciated.
Try here, pretty good description of how to do it.
My son has an IBM A22p Thinkpad with a pentium 3 processor and would like to upgrade to a pentium 4 processor. We are unsure on how to go about this and what type of processor to buy can anyone give us some advice on this matter?
anyone heard of pentium m processor
What is the MHz of a Pentium(r)II processor.
Is it 266MHz or better?
heres what ive found:
NOTE: these are the MAX speed these processors were designed to run at.
(Klamath) 300MHz 66MHz FSB
(Deschutes) 450MHz 100MHz FSB
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
I am very new to the world of computers. Recently I acquired an old computer and it has a Intel Pentium II processor with 399 MHZ, 128 MB of ram. I know that all of what I describe has something to do with memory and speed. But I am unsure which one is what. Also the operating system is Windows XP. Can someone enlighten me -
1. What is MHZ,and MB 2. can the system be upgraded to improve performance. ? 3. Can you direct me to a site that can teach me about upgrading or just basic computer knowledge.
I picked up a Dell Pentium II XPSP3 machine as a backup/experimental machine. This thing is agonizingly slow, so I'm thinkg about upgrading the chip to something faster .
Is this do-able?
Not sure I'd term it "upgrade"...I would just buy a new motherboard/CPU, PSU, RAM and case.PII systems are quite obsolete compared to the systems/technology which have emerged since then.If an "upgrade" was doable, I doubt if it would be worth the effort...considering the prices of any number of components which are better quality while not commanding "brand new" prices today.Example: One Vendor From www.pricewatch.comSeems foolish to me to even think about spending money on such an obsolete system when the money could be better spent on something more current, yet inexpensive.Even better, IMO, is a system that includes an O/S and proper license...such as http://www.pricewatch.com/gallery/computer.../athlon_le-1620Louishttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/322343/upgrade-pentium-ii-processor/
I have a 600 mhz, but its only registering as a 550, how can I change that?
I am looking for a Pentium III, 1.0 GHz, socket 370, 133 MHz FSB, Coppermine FC-PGA, for my old computer. I would prefer the retail version which includes heat sink and fan. A search through the Internet brings up several places selling the OEM version only --most of them used and/or refurbished.
Does anyone have a recommendation for a site that still sells the retail version? I would prefer a new chip but, if the seller is trustworthy, I would also consider a used one. As I said before, I would also need heat sink and fan.
I reside in the USA, so I am looking for a supplier in the USA or Canada.
Seeing as though it's going on a decade since Pentium III's were on the shelves, I would suggest a reputable seller on Ebay.
I inherited a computer from my office that is equipped with a Pentium Processor Pro....I am told that the reason my audio cuts in and out if I try to listen to LaunchCast Radio on SBC Yahoo! is because the processor is too slow. Is this something that can easily be replaced and if so, is it something I can do or am I better off leaving something like that to a professional?
It's a monster computer with Windows 98, 2 hard drives, capability for 2 monitors, etc. . . . too good to get rid of..
Could anyone help me out deciding what I should buy? I have two options of two HP laptops with almost the same specification. One of them is with AMD Processor and the other one is Intel Pentium 4 Processor. So which one of the do you think guys is better?
I'm using an old Acer PC for picture editing and storage and just recently the CPU fan has begun making a lot of noise. This is the original Pentium ll fan (2"x2" two wire fan). It's installed on the labeled "FN 1" slot on the mother board. I have a spare three wire fan I'd like to use in place of the original two wire fan. On my mother board I have a labeled "FN 2" slot that is a three pin slot. Can I replace the two pin fan with a three pin fan to the three pin slot on my mother board?
I believe that should be fine, as long as the fan is operating it shouldn't be a problem. You might get CPU fan warning beeps when you switch on if the motherboard is expecting a CPU fan on FN1 and doesn't see it, however you should be able to disable that alarm in BIOS.
I purchased an Intel Pentium 4 processor, socket 478, 2.8 Ghz, in the retail box.
I have been reading about the use of thermal grease, like Arctic Silver, on processors. This package contains no such grease, they mention a "Thermal Interface Material" on the heatsink, which seems to be a dark square pad of some sort.
My question, is this pad intended to be used instead of thermal grease like Arctic Silver? The instruction booklet provided is lacking in anything specific, they seem to rely on a series of diagrams. I did find out a little more from Intel's web site, but I just want to be sure.
Yes, Intel recommends these pads over paste. In truth this pad works better then most paste unless you get really quality stuff like Artic Silver.
My daughter is looking at buying a laptop. The two under consideration, HP and Lenovo, are similar in specs, the main difference being the HP has an AMD A8 and the Lenovo has a Pentium. I thought that the A8 is a much more powerful processor than the Pentium, but surprisingly they are about the same price so I am wondering if I am missing something here. Any thoughts are appreciated. Thanks
Here are links:
Lenovo 15.6" TouchScreen Laptop Intel Pentium 4GB Memory 500GB Hard Drive LENOVO B50 TOUCH - 59422927 - Best Buy
HP TouchSmart 15.6" TouchScreen Laptop AMD A8Series 4GB Memory 500GB Hard Drive 15-g014dx - Best Buy
I've found two pages that compare these exact processor models, but the evaluations seem to be oriented toward gaming performance.
AMD A8-6410 vs Intel Mobile Pentium N3530
Intel Pentium N3530 2.16GHz compare AMD APU A8-6410 Quad-Core CPU
I have an older pc with a BD100Plus motherboard running a Pentium ll 300 Mhz Processor, 128 mb sdram, and a MAXTOR 20GB hdd,I bought Pll450 to replace the 300 Mhz one, and i was told all i had to do was replace the cpu then enter cmos and set the processor speed to 100x4.5, i did that , and at first my operating system was fine and running but when i checked to make sure it was running at 450 it still said 300 Mhz so i re-started my pc and this time when it came on it said the cpu was 450 Mhz but my operating system wouldn't come up, what i wanted to know is do i need to update the bios on my board or is there something else i am supposed to do? please help!!
Your boards manual states it is good up to 550 pii/iii so I doubt if a bios update is your problem.
What error messages did you get and what operating system are you running?
Right, I have a single core Pentium SU2700 ULV processor, 1.3Ghz, 2MB L2 Cache and 800 Mhz FSB. Socket P I believe.
I want to change it for the equivalent dual core version.
Can anybody pop me a link to the processor I need as I can't seem to find.
PS: Or can I overclock the one I have?
Toshiba sells a model in the same series with an SU4100 CPU, which is dual core.
Whether it is practical to perform such an upgrade on your laptop, I don't know.
I assume that a laptop isn't easily overclockable, due to BIOS limitations, but yours may be different.
a friend of mine has a mother board and a pII 350 processor it needs a holder that goes across the top of the processor to hold it in place, as it never came from the factory with one. he has a problem with the processor becoming unseated and not working because of the missing holder. any ideas where i can get this item? i am thinking about buying the stuff from him if i can locate the missing holder.
Hello friends, Which one of the processor is faster & better between Pentium P4 3.6 GHz 'Processor No. 660 Single core 2MB L2' and the other one is 'P4 3.4 GHz Processor No. 945 Dual Core 4MB L2 Cache'. So one is a 3.6 GHz single core and other one is 3.4 GHz dual core. Thanks in advance
Welcome to our forum...may I suggest before jumping on to a new forum and posting a question, especially on a heavily asked current topic, it would be a better idea and provide you faster response time if you first searched the topic....
I don't know anything about computers and I am looking into buying an older compaq computer that has a pentium 2 processor now. I wanted to upgrade the processor to a pentium 4, but was told by a technician at a local computer store that it would be necessary to buy a new motherboard also. He priced these two items at about $180.00. I was just curious if it was necessary to upgrade the motherboard if a person wanted to upgrade the processor and how much I should expect to pay for the upgrade. Or should I just break down and buy a new computer? Thanks.
Here is my pc specs:
Intel Pentium M 740
Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (Build 7600)
CPU Arch : 1 CPU - 1 Cores - 1 Threads
CPU PSN : Intel Pentium M processor 1.73GHz
CPU EXT : MMX, SSE (1, 2)
CPUID : 6.D.8 / Extended : 6.D
CPU Cache : L1 : 32 / 32 KB - L2 : 2048 KB
Core : Dothan (90 nm) / Stepping : C0
Freq : 1729.08 MHz (133.02 * 13)
MB Brand : TOSHIBA
MB Model : HTW00
NB : Intel i915PM/GM rev 03
SB : Intel 82801FBM (ICH6-M) rev 03
GPU Type : ATI MOBILITY RADEON X600 SE
DirectX Version : 11.0
RAM : 2048 MB DDR2 Dual Channel
RAM Speed : 266 MHz (1:2) @ 4-4-4-12
Slot 1 : 1024MB (4300)
Slot 1 Manufacturer : Melco
Slot 2 : 1024MB (4300)
Slot 2 Manufacturer : Melco
I would really like to be able to update/upgrade my processor.
Thanks ahead of time, clovis
"I would really like to be able to update/upgrade my processor"...
Why? Upgrading the CPU in a laptop never gives much gain in performance. You are limited by the 533MHz data bus. You can increase the system Ram to the max allowed (you may have the max memory installed already) and install a bigger capacity hard drive. Doing this will give you a good increase in performance, much more than just changing the CPU
I need to know what is the difference between an antholon and pentium processor. I was told to pick out a new computer for the library I work in and I ordered a Pentium 4 with a 160GB Hard drive 512 mb.3.0 GHz but that was out of stock so I have been sent a computer with an antholon processor
First things first. I got this PC off my brother when he got his new one. Some things are rather disturbing me about it.
For one, it appears to have a Mobile Pentium 4 chipset inside. Now I may feel a bit stupid here but aren't they designed for Laptops?
Another thing is the processor is designed for multiple performance modes. Intel's Processor Advisor tells me the expected speed is 3.06ghz, yet the reported speed is a mere 1.6ghz, just over half of the expectation.
I've already flashed my BIOS in a vain attempt to get it working full speed and the update from the Intel site doesn't work.
Should I buy a new Processor or is there a way to fix this faggotry?
If it is a Mobile P4, and it's just reporting 1.6Ghz, it may be in a "power saving mode".
If you fire up a game or a demanding application, it should ramp up to its specified speed.
Although 3.06 Ghz sounds a bit high for a mobile processor.
Can a Pentium 4 be used on a motherboard with a celeron Processor?
I have a computer with a Celeron Processor in it. Can a Pentium 4 replace
the celeron? At this time I don't have the model number of the board with
out taking the computer apart and I don't want to do that at this time.
I think mother boards have socket numbers for different processors. Is that
a way to tell which board will accept a piticular processor. Does the internet
have a chart for that?
I want to upgrade my current Pentium processor GHz Prescott nm GB upgrading for advise 4 processor Pentium L cashe MMX SSE Hyper-Threading I wanted to put in a dual core Intel advise for upgrading Pentium 4 processor T which i saw online that had the same socket as my P but am not sure it will be compatible Or even a GHz P So i guess my question is what is the best most powerful processor i can replace into my m b MY COMPUTER INFO http h www hp com ewfrf wc c en amp dlc en amp cc us amp lang en amp product N http h www hp com ewfrf wc ory amp lc en amp dlc en amp cc us amp lang en amp product Motherboard MB manufacturer ASUS P SD-LA PES revision HP name Oxford-UL E CPU Socket mPGA Intel Pentium up to GHz Supports Intel Pentium HT processors Supports Northwood and Prescott cores Maximum approved processor GHz Pentium HT processor Chipset Intel P Breeds Hill MCH with Intel ICH Supports DDR SDRAM Supports Ultra DMA IDE devices Supports Ultra DMA Serial ATA device BIOS American Megatrends Inc v nbsp
http www giga-byte ca Windows SE I have two identical motherboards ga- vxe they both support Pentium and Pentium processors Motherboard has a socket Pentium mhz cpu attached via Slot riser card and it works absolutly perfect Mother board will only run on a Pentium slot card If I install the socket riser card from motherboard into motherboard I get registry errors at startup It will then runs the registry backup and then needs to reboot But it then runs the registry backup again over and over I switching all motherboard jumpers and switches properly I have removed the motherboard and visually inspected with a magnifyer for damage or burn marks The board is clean I have cleared the cmos with debug program and loaded defaults I have riser card and both are brand new I tryed both And what makes it more wierd is that I can install the riser card with the Pentium chip into motherboard and format and reinstall windows with out a problem but doesn't Pentium Motherboard 3 processor like when the computer first hits the welcome to Windows screen then computer restarts And then restarts at the Motherboard doesn't like Pentium 3 processor same point every time For some reason this motherboard has a Motherboard doesn't like Pentium 3 processor problem with a Pentium The Pentium runs perfectly without any problems in motherboard Now I did some searching and there is also a GA- vxe no quot quot motherboard and it s Motherboard doesn't like Pentium 3 processor bios flash says it has Pentium support But it is printed on my motherboard that it is a GA- vxe and the GA-gvxe bios flash says nothing about Pentium support So I assume that the quot quot must be Pentium support alread installed just surmising PS when I run the Pentium processor I am also running new pc sdram Thanks to all you who help I read all replays always nbsp
I bought a HP External cd writer 8220E. 4x4x6cd-rewritable drive.
I could get it to write, but not able to read from the cd, even the one that HP supplied to me.
So I finally called Tech Support, and the girl told me that I needed a Pentium 166 as the box does say. Now I never even thought to look at the box since I have a Pentium III 133 mhz. I said to her that I had a pentium iii, but she said that did not matter I needed a pentium 166. Now I don't want to seem stupid, but my computer is only about a year old, and that Pentium that she's talking about is older than mine. Right????
I will have to return this writer to Sam's Warehouse where I bought it, but any thoughts about this.
Thanks for any help
I Have a Pentuim chip (I found it in a box in my room) and i was wondering how to identify what speed it is. The markings are=
(on the bottom, the side with the pins)
and on top
INTEL (M)(R)'92 '93
What Speed is this prcessor?
intel has the poop HERE .
It it a 133Mhz.
I hv Pentium Processor CPU N3540 @ 2.16 GHz. In specification it is written that I can Turbo boost it up to 2.66 GHz. How to do that. Pls guide me.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Clock-speed-of-Intel-Pentium-Processor/td-p/5656873
Hi, Is there any chance to run A55 with Intel« Pentium« Processor E6700 (2M Cache, 3.20 GHz, 1066 FSB) ?Can any microcode update help ?If so than how to do this ? I have already tried to update latest bios with microcodes but no good results. Microcodes were not updated. CPU Intel« Pentium« Processor E6700 (2M Cache, 3.20 GHz, 1066 FSB) assemebled in A55 and computer goes into Bios and does NOT load system. System starts with E2160 cpu (than is no issues). Bios is updated to latest (original) avaialble from Lenovo site. Regards Pawelhttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkCentre-A-E-M-S-Series/ThinkCentre-A55-with-Intel-Pentium-Processor-E6700-2M-Cache-3-20/td-p/3465770
hey, i have an intel pentium D 3.2 ghz 935 proccesor, and i can't find a motherboard with an AGP slot that will support it.
Which processor is better, amd Phenom 550 Black or a Pentium 4 - 3ghz
They're not even close. The Phenom II X2 is a modern dual core processor, while the Pentium 4 is a single core obsolete processor.
I have upgraded my system with an Intel D865GLC motherboard and a P4 800 mhz processor. When I first booted up, I got the Intel splash screen and then a blinking cursor. I could go no further. After rebooting, I no longer get the splash screen, just a blinking cursor. I have done all the basic troubleshooting that I can think of. I have no floppy drive to upgrade the BIOS.
Any thoughts or suggestions would be appreciated.
Blinking Cursor update
The processor is 3.E GHz with 800 MHz FSB.
This CPU Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9300 (AW80581ZH061003) SLB5J CPU 1066/2.53 GHz is compatible with Intel« Pentium« Processor T4300 (1M Cache, 2.10 GHz, 800 MHz FSB) and mainboard Intel Chipset GM 45 ?My current CPU is Intel« Pentium« Processor T4300 (1M Cache, 2.10 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)Mainboard Specification:Manufacturer: AcerModel:JV50Chipset:Intel GM45/GM47Southbridge: Intel 82801IM (ICH9-M)The back on my laptop:Aspire 5738ZG-434G32MnS/N;LXPF30206394341C652000SNID;94326941320 Best regards,Catalinhttp://community.acer.com/t5/E-and-M-Series-Laptops/Hi-I-want-to-replace-Intel-Pentium-Processor-T4300-with-Intel/td-p/433331/jump-to/first-unread-message
This CPU Intel« Core?2 Duo Processor T9900 (6M Cache, 3.06 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB) is compatible with Intel« Pentium« Processor T4300 (1M Cache, 2.10 GHz, 800 MHz FSB) and mainboard Intel Chipset GM 45 ?My current CPU is Intel« Pentium« Processor T4300 (1M Cache, 2.10 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)Mainboard Specification:Manufacturer: AcerModel:JV50Chipset:Intel GM45/GM47Southbridge: Intel 82801IM (ICH9-M)The back on my laptop:Aspire 5738ZG-434G32MnS/N;LXPF30206394341C652000SNID;94326941320 Best regards,Catalinhttp://community.acer.com/t5/E-and-M-Series-Laptops/Hi-I-want-to-replace-Intel-Pentium-Processor-T4300-with-Intel/td-p/433595/jump-to/first-unread-message
Hi. Does anyone know if either the Pentium Processor Extreme Edition or the Pentium D Processor supported nVidia's SLI technology ? I tried to ask intel but they just have rubbish automatic support. Thanks
What you need is a motherboard that will support the SLI technology. Like this one
Im wondering if a 3.2 Ghz Mobile Pentium 4 processor will work in a Desktop. Both motherboards are socket 478.
Intel Pentium 4 Mobile 3.2 Ghz CPU with Hyperthreading Socket 478
Will the above work in a desktop motherboard of the same socket?
I have 'Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual Core E2200 2.20GHz' processor. Can i install windows 8 with this processor?
I also wanted to know what is NX. Because when i had run windows upgrade assistant it showed me 'You can't install Windows 8.1 because your processor doesn't support NX.'
I am not 100% certain what nx is; however; your system most likely has to meet a minimum number of requirements in order to install windows 8.1. From the looks of it your processor might be a a bit too old or out of date to install 8.1.http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/325003-can-i-install-windows-8-intel-pentium-processor.html
When I try to install an add-on or an accelerator from IE8 I get this error message every time. Does anyone know how to fix it?
Webpage error details
User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 5.1; Trident/4.0; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.0.4506.2152; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET4.0C; BOIE8;ENUSMSCOM)
Timestamp: Tue, 4 Oct 2011 17:23:40 UTC
Message: Element not found.
Any help is greatly appreciated.
Just tried adding extensions and accelerators in IE9 and in both cases "The service is not available", so I guess they are having problems at their end and have suspended that feature until it's fixed. Nothing you can do until then.http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f56/webpage-error-details-xp-prof-version-5-1-2600-sp3-build-2600-a-604453.html
I have just ordered an Intel Q9650 processor for my budget gaming rig and was wondering if the heatsink i have been using for my socket 775 pentium D 2.8 ghz will provide sufficient cooling.
I have an old Compaq Armada 1560DMT Laptop with Windows 98 SE and an Intel Pentium MMX 166 mhz processor. Is there any way preferably through software to speed up the processor or the speed of the laptop? Are there any utilities that I could use to increase the performance in any way?
Hi everybody. Got a question with my e531. I have one, that originally was with pentium 2030, 4 gb ram and nvidia gt 740m. Now I've added 4 more ram and thinking of installing i5-3230M. The question is - does my chipset support all functions of i5-3230M including hyper-threading? It seems that it should, as lenovo support shows by serial number, that I've got HM77 N14P-GV2 motherboard that meens it is based on HM77 chipset. But I'm still not sure, if there's no any functions blocked that my pentium does not have. And another question - is it possible to install an SSD in addition to my hard drive, not instead of it, to install a windows on it? Probably instead of my dvd-drive as i don't use it at all. Thankshttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-11e-Windows-E-and-Edge/Lenovo-e531-processor-upgrade-from-pentium-2030-to-i5-3230M-and/td-p/3417049
Heyo, it's the MuffinMan, and I was wondering if I could overclock my Intel Pentium Quad Core (2.16 GHz) Processor. And if yes, by how much? I have never overclocked before and I was hoping to run a few more games. Thanks!
Try filing in your system specs in forum or post them, so we can get a better idea if you can what you have in system, if it is worth the try. Can be some risks involved in doing this. RAM plays a part and motherboard.http://www.eightforums.com/gaming/61490-can-i-overclock-intel-pentium-quad-core-processor.html
with GB RAM with Hyperthreading the only thing I don't know much aboit GB pagefile Twin Seagate meg ATA drives no additonal partitions labeled as C and D and DVD-R and -DVD CD RW I've been helping repair my own and friends computers and operating systems on all major OS dual processor help 2.5Ghz slower XP Mhz- than pro Pentium a running 700 Systems for years and I have never seen anything quite like XP pro 2.5Ghz dual processor running slower than a Pentium 700 Mhz- help this First off- Task manager shows only about a dozen processes running after startup reboot and about - CPU usage which is less than my personal single processor machine The only old slow baseline I could find for comparison was- a Mhz Pentium running XP using a variety of benchmark system performance tool with various CPU tests Math Image rotation Encryption etc The speeds of this dual processor are between and of a Mhz machine which would put it running slower than a Mhz P which I had about years ago and it feels like it's that slow since ALL windows and programs open and work VERY sloooow like windows with mb RAM did But the only single test that is the same as a XP pro 2.5Ghz dual processor running slower than a Pentium 700 Mhz- help Mhz still slow for a Ghz is CPU encryption which I don't know what this measures XP pro 2.5Ghz dual processor running slower than a Pentium 700 Mhz- help exactly I already did ad mal ware virus Chkdsk registry fixes optimizers HijackThis cleaners etc Basically the only left is to throw the box into the bathtub The only thing I know is that this started sometime around after someone re installed another XP boot on Drive D which it boots into XP as Administrator Also some drivers are not loaded or available- like network audio and IEEE So what causes a machine of this calibur to run at such unbelievably slow speeds Your insights and help is appreciated
are there any conflicts in the device manager?
you mentioned drivers not being loaded.
start unplugging hardware 1 at a time and see.
what antivirus scans have you performed?
try disabling hyperthreading in the bios
Hi all As the title says my question is regarding the use of a combination of the G Intel Pentium processor with Intel HD Graphics and a Z motherboard The problem is that I can't get it to work An HDMI Z87 Graphics, processor, help Intel and G3258 Pentium HD motherboard cable is used G3258 Pentium processor, Intel HD Graphics, and Z87 motherboard help between the computer and the monitor when using Intel HD Graphics I've tried different HDMI cables to no avail Naturally I've double and triple checked that the internal graphics is enabled in the UEFI I've tried disabling the graphics card in UEFI hoping to force it to use the processor's graphics capability Intel HD Graphics but it won't work like that It doesn't turn off and I guess that's a good thing since if neither graphics option would work G3258 Pentium processor, Intel HD Graphics, and Z87 motherboard help I couldn't see to get back in the UEFI to turn it back on When the DVI cable is hooked to my video card it works fine When I disconnect it and connect the HDMI cable and reboot there's no video just a blank screen Is it possible that the combination of the processor with graphics and the motherboard I have just won't work together I have Windows x SP with all updates an EVGA GTX video card and an EVGA Z FTW mobo with Intel G Pentium GHz CPU which includes Intel HD Graphics Thanks for any assistance EDIT GokAy - Thank you for the tip to reset CMOS in case all video was lost I guess I was overly tired when I made the post here because I should have thought of a simple thing like that In fact the Z motherboard has a button on the back of the case to press when resetting the CMOS Extremely easy to do so
Try changing preferred/primary GPU or such setting in BIOS. If you somehow make any mistakes and left unable to get a display you can reset CMOS (check motherboard manual).http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/374398-g3258-pentium-processor-intel-hd-graphics-z87-motherboard-help.html
I am running Windows 7 Professional x86 (32bit) and i have a P5GC MX motherboard, my computer type is ATX, and i have a Pentium Dual CPU E2160 @ 1.80 GHz Processor. I very much enjoy video gaming and I don't have much trouble with the games I really love (old ones) but it's getting annoying to have my framerate drop exponentially whenever I go to play a newer game (Assassin's Creed, Skyrim, etc.) so I want to buy a new processor, but I can't buy a new computer, so I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for a processor I could buy that would be compatible with my motherboard? I can't buy a new motherboard either so I need one that's the same shape and size as my current processor so that I can just swap them out, I would like something in the range of 3.0 Ghz or higher, probably quad core, any ideas?
Is that an Asus brand motherboard?
If so, I think it is socket 775, dating back several years. I'm not sure there are any quad-cores for it.
Does your documentation indicate what chipset it uses, such as Intel 945 or something like that?
Here are a bunch of socket 775 processors, but I'm not sure which are necessarily compatible with that motherboard:
Newegg.com - Computer Hardware, CPUs / Processors, Processors - Desktops, Intel, LGA 775
I have Dell 8600 and looking to upgrade the processor which is a Pentium M 1.5. Is this compatible:
If not what is?
Hi. The other day I hooked up my brother's computer that he got from a friend. It is a Compaq Deskpro, 733Mhz, Pentium III processor with a 128meg of RAM. I turned it on and it had Windows XP Pro on it. When I logged into Windows the damn Norton Antivirus comes up and says Windows Installer. Then the next error message is that Norton 2006 can't restore something, uninstall and reinstall. Something like that I don't remember exactly word for word. This happen's everytime I log into Window's. I think it is a flaw in the installation of the program. However the person my brother got the computer from didn't give him the Norton software. Do you think I should uninstall it and just install the free AVG antivirus off the net?
well it seems that my processor speed is too slow and i need to make if waaayyy faster.
current speed is:2525 mhz
here is all info posted below:
INTEL(R) EXTREME GRAPHICS REPORT
Report Date: 12/11/2008
Report Time[hr:mm:ss]: 21:17:55
Driver Version: 22.214.171.12489
Operating System: Windows NT* 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Default Language: English
DirectX* Version: 9.0
Physical Memory: 510 MB
Min. Graphics Memory: 1 MB
Max. Graphics Memory: 64 MB
Graphics Memory in use: 6 MB
Processor Speed: 2525 MHZ
Vendor ID: 0x8086
Device ID: 0x2562
Device Revision: 1
* Output Devices Connected to Graphics Accelerator *
you could up the ram go to either crucial or kingstons site and run the on line tool it will give you what you have installed and what you can upgrade to other than that you would be into over clocking which is not the best thing for a cpuhttp://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/any-hope-of-making-inter-r-pentium-r-processor-faster-322851.html
Hi, i have a fujitsu siemens amilo laptop with a intel centrino pentium m processor, supposed maximum clock speed 1.60ghz, the thing is the laptop never goes any faster that "600mhz" even when the power settings are set to "always on" and i am running heavy demanding apps, i tested the speed with a few cpu speed test programs and i still get the "600mhz" minimum speed, i checked in bios and the clock speed is 600mhz for some strange reason? why arent i getting 1600mhz in bios?, it doesent matter whether it's plugged in or on battery i still get the miserable 600mhz
why am i only getting 600mhz?
I have purchased a Asus P4S533 mother board with the Pentium 4 2.4 gig retail processor. I am installing it into a enlight case with a 300 watt powersupply also enlight. Using crucial PC2700 DDR memory and a 64 meg gainward video card.
Upon starting (it doesn't even come close to posting) I get a verbal message that states "SYSTEM FAILURE, CPU SPEED" I have reset the bios, changed from jumper free mode to jumper mode using the JEN1 jumpers and switched the dips from all off to 1=off, 2&3=on, 4&5=off. none of this has worked, I also removed the motherboard from the case to ensure it wasn't grounding or shortin out. NO LUCK!!! I have already purchased a replacement motherboard and processor but was wondering if I have left any stones unturned?????
any and all responses are welcome and appreciated!
thanks to all of you that have looked at this thread! I have figured out the problem to be the motherboard!! there was a part that appeared to have exploded on the backside of the motherboard causing it not to work properly.
I hope someone knows definitively because I ve gotten conflicting information from IT professionals at a certain school which shall remain nameless and a couple other seemingly very knowledgeable persons at a new and used computer recycling wharehouse I had a watt power supply with the Pentium which went bad and two people said I need the same wattage or it could fry the motherboard CPU and everything else Two more said no quot This is an ATX as well so don t worry It won t pointing at mhz III 480 be a Can processor? power supply used a Solved: watt with Pentium 450 the plugs and wires attached to the new power supply send more power than your computer needs to draw quot More information about the original power supply HIPRO model HP- ATXAK AC input hz V A V A DC output V A V A - V A - V A VSB A V A New power supply AG II SATA ATX AC input V V A mhz Solved: Can a 480 watt power supply be used with a Pentium III 450 mhz processor? DC output V V V - V - V VSB watt A A A A A A It s been a long time since I ve taken any electrical training so I do know how funny electricity can be an amp can kill you just one but it is possible to survive a lightning strike Errr I Solved: Can a 480 watt power supply be used with a Pentium III 450 mhz processor? digress I just don t want a deep fried compy edit I guess it doesn t matter that it s a Pentium III chip but was being specific nbsp
That's baloney! You can use any larger P/S without a problem. The system will only draw the power needed.
How do i find the driver for Intel(R) Pentium(R) processor N- and J-series / Intel(R) Celeron(R) processor N- and J-series EHCI USB - 0F34https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/e04cd70e-ff1f-4848-a058-4203850e690e/intelr-pentiumr-processor-n-and-jseries-intelr-celeronr-processor-n-and-jseries-ehci?forum=w8itproinstall
I am trying to figure out what processor is compatible with my motherboard in my HP Pavilion dv us notebook I've read the manual and looked on HP's PartSurfer PartSurfer listed a number of dual t2310 processor GHz... Upgrading intel pentium from 1.46 core them from GHz to GHz I purchased an intel duo processor Upgrading processor from intel pentium dual core t2310 1.46 GHz... GHz that did not work Now I'm trying to figure out if that processor wasn't compatible or if it is just faulty If it is not faulty or compatible I need to know what is compatiable so I can purchase it tonight and have it shipped by Wednesday because I am going through serious withdrawals without my computer Help me please I updated my computer from vista to windows Hp didn't have updates available for Windows on the support page for my laptop so I had to install the one they had for Vista Should I have updated my BIOS from a laptop's support page that had an update for Windows such as this one below Online support for HP's Home and Home Office Products HP Support amp sw lang here is mine Online support for HP's Home and Home Office Products HP Support ct I have a questions Do all the specs have to match on the processor For example will I have to buy a processor that only supports mb L if that's what the processor's cache is I know you're able to go above the bus speed If so this could be resolved right now Ha ha
I would call them direct.http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/268308-upgrading-processor-intel-pentium-dual-core-t2310-1-46-ghz.html
hey...im new here....i was wondering if anyone could help me...i have a Compaq presario V2000.....it has a celeron M 1.4ghz processor....i bought a 2ghz pentium IIII and tried booting with it in and it didnt boot...so im wondering if the motherboard supports it or not...or if u just fried the processor(which would suck)
Did you buy a Pentium 4, or a Pentium M? There is a difference, and I believe that only the Pentium M will work in that motherboard. Also, it has to be a Dothan or Sonoma core. If you're not sure which one you have, post the code on the CPU here, and we can figure it out from that. It should be printed on the metal part of the CPU.
I bought a Dell Laptop from Walmart. It was a store model. It was sold as is. Someone set up an adminstrator password so I have been unable to use it. How can you install this laptop back to factory settings?
Just remove the password.http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-8/dell-laptop-windows-8-intel-pentium-2127u-processor/2092.html
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
1:i got the pentium 4 prescott processor on my computer now, its ace, it dont shut down at the moment on stuff but i want to know if i need a specific bios update for my mobo, to get the pentium 4 prescott processor to work, i have the rev.b intel 865pe dfi infinity board.
2: in the bios whenever i try to save my settings i cant, i press F10 to try to save my settings and it says do you want to exit saving your settings, and its on yes, but when i press enter nothing happens,i cant even change yes from no, could this be due to needing a bios update?
I'm new to building my own PC. I've taken a really bland class on Computer Architecture, so I know the basics of the basics.
I just guess I have a question that I'm begging to be answered. :dead:
So does anyone know if there's conflicts with the idea of Dual Core Proc. in a Dual Proc. Motherboard?
And of course, is it worth it?
No there will not be any conflict. If the motherboard has a BIOS that supports dual-core processsors, it will use both cores present on each processor.
READ: Opteron 285 review @gamepc.com
I am buying a new rig tomorrow, just wanted to see what you thought about it.
I have a choice between a $269 used pentium dual core vs a brand new 299 AMD Athlon? Single-Core Processor LE-1620?
Whats better and how faster is the AMD Athlon? Single-Core Processor LE-1620 vs my pentium III/600MHZ?
Depends on what the specs are with the Intel dual core and what specs you're getting with the AMD.
The system requirements for InDesign CS2 specify Pentium II or 4 (no processor speed identified), Windows 2000SP2 or XP, 256 MB RAM min.
The system requirements for InDesign CS3 specify Pentium 4 (no processor speed identified), Windows XPSP2, 256 MB RAM min.
Interestingly, the box for CS2 also specifies 256 kb L2 cache min.
I have the opportunity to buy a Dell Inspiron 6000 with a Pentium M processor (1.5 Ghz), 512 MB RAM, Windows XP/Pro.
I checked the specs of the Pentium M processor on the Intel website, but for this product, cache is specified differently (not as L2). There are 3 different models of 1.5 Ghz M processors, with cache specified at either 1 or 2 MB.
So, my question is:
What does the M cach spec mean, and is it equivalent to L2, or, if not, will the M cach spec work as well as the more traditional L2 cache for an application such as InDesign?
Thanks for your help.
Sorry I cannot tell you what this M thing stands for...To be honest I have never seen something like that before...But I can tell you that all Pentium M CPUs have -as you already said- 1m to 2mb of L2 cache. But do not bother checking all this cache stuff, in my opinion you should check for a machine with more Ram and a better CPU. I believe it will suit better your needs. I have seen a lot of cheap laptops with 1gb of RAM and Core Duo or Core 2 Duo CPUs. By the way all Core 2 CPUs have at least 2mb of cache.
We are using Supermicro Server which is installed with 4 processor of AMD (AMD Opetron 6000 Series) the server is having four processor sockets, please do clarify that windows 7 64 bit version will support 4 physical processor installed on the server or
not, or is there any patch which we can apply to the OS so that it can take all the 4 physical processors.
What are the hardware limitations of Windows 7 64 bit ?
I've been having this doubt, what processor would actually be faster for gaming, and why not, overall performance ?
Core duo 1.8ghz
pentium D 3.2ghz
pentium 4 HT 3.0ghz
Lets see those replies
Core 2 Duo wins. It's a much more efficient processor, so even at 1.86ghz, it will be faster than a 3.2 pentium d.
I'm thinking of upgrading my Pentium 4 660 3.60GHz processor to a Pentium Dual core E6800 3.33GHz.
Would there actually be any point in changing CPU or would it actually improve performance significantly? Also would my system be able to handle the CPU itself or not?
My system specs are as follws:
Operating System - XP Home Edition SP3
Current CPU - Intel Pentium 4 3.60GHz
Motherboard - GA-8I915PM-FS
ROM - 1x230 GB
RAM - 2GB PNY DIMM DDR 400Mhz PC3200
Graphics Card - NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT
If you need any other info then please just ask me and I'll let you know.
Hope someone can help please. Thank you.
I'm absolutely certain you won't be able to do that, period. That newer Pentium Dual Core is not in any way, backwards compatible with your motherboard.
Well, it is the same socket. So, it would go in, but it surely won't run. Intel 915 chipset is 32 bit only. Thus, you couldn't even go forward to Cedar Mill core P-4s, which are 64 bit.
I was aghast for reinstallations of Windows 8 because of reasons unknown which ran operating system into trouble.
Now I know why this happened, because I selected maximum number of processors shown in 'Msconfig', which really doesn't exists ('Msconfig' showed 4 processors for Intel Core i3210).
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'.
Why the strangeqe question?
you see I have a Dell XPS 15z laptop with a core i7 processor, 8 Giga RAM running Windows 7 Premium and I also have an HP desktop with a core two duo processor, 3 Gigs of ram running Windows 7 Professional but surprizingly the desktop runs faster than the laptop when I give them both tthe same task on Photoshop CS6 ( a processor heavy application). I feel that I have been cheated into buying the Dell laptop which at the time of purchase was expensive in the is country.
Does it use 100% cpu for a long time? (so cpu is the bottleneck)
Is it a multithreaded application, so are tasks split in many subtasks and use different cores?
My wifes comp is a gateway 832gm model with a Pentium 4 630 cpu the mobo is a intel 915gse. What i want to know is will a Pentium D cpu work in it? If not What is the fastest cpu i can get for it?
Pentium Ds were not pin-to-pin compatible with old motherboards so it's most likely that it won't work.
Hi, I was looking at a used computer that I wanted to buy. The owner said it was a pentium III 733 mhz, but when I went to control panel/system/ it said pentium II Intel MMX technology. The pentium III sticker was on the front on the tower. What could be causing this?
Also what would you pay for this system:
128 mb RAM
20 GB hard drive
16 mb rage 3d video card
it's about 2 years old
Hi I have a computer purchased back in running a Pentium II mghrtz chip I recently purchased a Pentium II and installed it however the computer still is only running at I know that jumpers and or bus speeds need to be changed but I don t know how I looked all through the BIOS and can t find anything that refers to bus speed I have Pentium Pentium Replaced II 300 mghrtz 450, with II running 300 at still changed the jumpers around but the system runs at no matter what the jumpers are set at The motherboard is a M TLC and I have the manual but cannot seem to find out how to change the bus speed There are jumper setting diagrams but none that refer to a mghrtz processor and changing them does nothing anyway I wanted to up the speed on Replaced Pentium II 300 with Pentium II 450, still running at 300 mghrtz this Replaced Pentium II 300 with Pentium II 450, still running at 300 mghrtz old machine put in a new bigger hard drive put WINxp it now runs se on it and use it for backups I m beginning to think that this processor upgrade Replaced Pentium II 300 with Pentium II 450, still running at 300 mghrtz can t be done but any advice would surely be appreciated Thanks TennisWitch nbsp
Basically I have inherited a computer recently. It has a Pentium Dual Core E2140 in it which is a dual core 1.6Ghz CPU that fits in a 775 motherboard. I have a computer that was a E-Systems computer which has a Pentium 4 3.2Ghz in it. cpubenchmark.net says that the pentium dual core is a faster chip. What do you guys recon should I swap them out??
On my computer I currently have a Pentium 3 processor with 731MHZ and I want to replace it with Pentium 4 1.7GHZ. Is it possible to do it without causing problems? If the Pentium 4 comes with a CPU Fan ontop but the pentium 3 does not have it, does the fan need to be installed?
Just wondering what people would prefer...
Just wondering what people would prefer...Click to expand...
Why would anyone want to buy Pentium D or Extreme with The Core2 duo out and only costing a few bucks more.?