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Q: Can I upgrade the processor of my current Y510P Le...

I'm just wondering if it's possible. I've been told by some people that you can't change that stuff on Laptops. The current specs have my Display Driver crashing no matter which one I use(Please don't try to tell me how to fix this issue because I'm past the point of trying). So I'm trying to figure out if I can upgrade my CPU, thanks!

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Hello.I am the owner Lenovo IdaePad y510p Intel i5 4200m.Not so long ago I bought a i7 processor 4810MQ.Both the i5 4200m and i7 4810MQ work on the Socket G3 also known as RPG 946B/947 or FCPGA 946 but with the difference that the intel i5 4200m has a TDP of 37W and Intel i7 4810MQ has a TDP of 57W.So after update the BIOS to version 3.08 willingly I took up the replacement processor.To my surprise, after an exchange with i5 to i7 4200m 4810MQ laptop will not turn on, for a short time (1 to 3 seconds) shone on the white button "power" but immediately afterwards extinguished.I suspect that it is a voltage input to the processor, but the BIOS is not possible because the feature voltage change is not visible / hidden. I hit it on:https://www.techinferno.com/index.php?/forums/topic/3546-lenovo-y410p-y510p-unlocked-bios-wlan-white...but it seems to me such output last resort, and I wanted to ask what to do now.I do not want to believe that the 300W power supply does not could handle the additional 20W per processor.What to do in my Lenovo IdeaPad y510p to use Intel i7 4810MQ?I'm sorry for his handling of English who constantly grind.Thanks!!!

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Hi,I may be repeating the topic, but recently i had to revert back to Win 8.1, as the Track pad and later on keyboard also stopped working. Further I started to get random BSOD's always  giving new driver errors. So finally switched back to Win 8.1.Does anyone has a workaround for this so that I can upgrade to Win 10, as I think 31 July is the last date  for upgrading to Win 10 from Win 8.1, or stick with Win 8..1.Appreciate any help regarding this.

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Hey, I know there are already a few topics with the same subject, however none have the exact same situation as mine as most are US based. I too have a powerful Lenovo Y510P SLI with a Intel Centrino N2230 wifi card. I am buying a new router for my student room and since I want to buy things that can last for a few years, opted for a wifi AC router (probably an Asus one). But, this laptop won't support it... I looked in the technical maintaince manual to find which wifi cards are supported for the Y510P, there is one Wifi AC card for the Y410P, but according to various posts will also work in the Y510P as they share the same BIOS whitelist. I don't want to flash the BIOS with a custom modded one which removes the whitelist. (I flashed a desktop Asus motherboard to run OSX, went great, runs well, but I can't experiment with this laptop, need it for university.). So I Googled and Ebayed the partnumer and this one came up: Ebay Link, which says "Only for Lenovo/IBM laptops such as Y510P" should be fine right? Only thing is it is 40 USD, Dutch customs will charge 21% on top of it so that makes 48 USD, and the Dutch postal office will charge anywhere between 15-20 USD for paperwork for importing goods. So that makes an total of 68 USD... so that almost doubles the cost of the upgrade...  I used the FRU number for this card: WLAN, WiFi AC+BT4.0, Ltn BCM4352+20702 2x2AC+BT4.0 HMC which is 20200381, and put in the search engine in the "part number" ... Read more

A:Wifi upgrade y510p

Not sure bro, but my Y510p has Intel 7260. I think that one works well.
 
Have you tried to find that one?
 
The manual mentions these parts -
 
WLAN, WiFi 2x2 BGN+BT4.0, Intel 2230 BGN+BT M PCIE HMC 20200078
WLAN, WiFi 1x1 BGN, Cbt BCM94313HMG 1x1BGN HMC 20200102
WLAN, WiFi 1x1 BGN, Liteon HB125 1x1BGN HMC 20200223
WLAN, WiFi AC+BT4.0, Ltn BCM4352+20702 2x2AC+BT4.0 HMC(Y410p) 20200381
WLAN, WiFi 2x2 ABGN+BT4.0, Cbt BCM943228HMB 2x2ABGN+BT4.0 HMC(Y410p) 20200221
WLAN, WiFi 2x2 ABGN+BT4.0, Liteon WB222 2x2ABGN+BT4.0 HMC(Y410p) 20200225
WLAN, WiFi 1x1 BGN+BT4.0, Cbt BCM943142HM 1x1BGN+BT4.0 HMC 20200222
WLAN, WiFi 1x1 BGN+BT4.0, Liteon WB225 1x1BGN+BT4.0 HMC 20200224
 
Manual -
http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_y410p_y510p_hmm.pdf

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Hello, for professional purposes I plan to upgrade the existing 8gbof available RAM on my laptop to 12gb or 16gb, depending on price range. I know next to zero about RAM consideration for optimal compability/performance. I uploaded two images of the currently installed RAM cards. There are still 2 slots available, could someone point me to recommended/compatible RAM cards? (If I can order it from amazon, the better). Thank you for the support.?  

























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A:Ideapad Y510P RAM Upgrade

I'm currently considering this buy, could anyone consult me on this? (Compability/performance) https://www.amazon.com/Crucial-Single-PC3L-12800-SODIMM-204-Pin/dp/B006YG8X9Y/ref=sr_1_2?s=electroni...

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I currently have a C2D E6300 and I am going to do a system upgrade. I am curently debating wether to buy a new processor or OC my current one with a new mother board. I have a Dell system right now so I can't OC right now. I am thinking about getting the C2D E6750 Conroe or the E6600 Conroe. Do you think I should use my current C2D processor with a new mobo or get a new one? Any help/suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:get a new processor or OC my current

You won't notice much of a difference with that minor change in processors, I'd suggest sticking with the 6300 until next year and see what things look like then. Once you get rid of the dell, get a decent mobo, ram and video card, you should notice a fairly decent improvement, but the cpu is basically throwing away your money for a slight gain.
 

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I purchased my Y510P back in Q2 2014, it was already on Win 8 when I purchased it. Everything was working fine even after the  SLI issue with  Win 8.1 which was fixed through a BIOS update that was available here in their product support page. During that time I worked more on other things and didnt really notice anything about the GPU and its update. I was able to update my laptop to Win 10 (back in Q4 2015) and I'm currently unsure if it already installed the anniversary update. Recently, I tried some few games and noticed that the second GPU seems not be working during any games I've launched. I ran Unigine Heaven Benchmark and seems that the SLI is detected, checked the device manager both hardwares are detected, and updated to the latest GPU driver. But still seems to be not working. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks.

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Hopefully this'll help some people thinking of upgrading . NOTE: Some people are having issues with wireless cards after upgrading. I'm not sure of solution yet, but I would recommend predownloading the Windows 10 drivers from Intel's website before the upgrade. - So far drivers have not solved issue. Not sure of solution yet. Everything went smoothly for me. All fiels, programs, drivers, and settings transferred from my Windows 7 install to Windows 10 (and also from 8.1 to 10 on my Dell, so I assum it'll work on a Lenovo too). Upgrade process was painless and took about 20 minutes. Only temporary issue was video drivers, but that got solved later. Make sure you check for updates in Windows Update right after you upgrade; there's a day one patch they put out and it fixes quite alot of bugs (1GB of them actually). This fixed any driver issues I had and made my screen resolution normal, as it was previously running 800x600 or something, so don't freak out if your screen look weird at first. It automatically changes your default programs though, so if you use Chrome or Firefox you'll need to change it back to that from the new Edge browser. Otherwise, most settings were imported. So far I have found nothing that is incompatible with Windows 10 on my computer; however, beware that you will need to reinstall your anti-virus when Windows prompts you, as it is uninstalled prior to the upgrade. Doesn't cause any issues though and your computer is not at risk ... Read more

A:Guide(ish): Windows 10 Upgrade (Y510p)

Good post and please keep it updated if you find something more.
Which antivirus did you have?
Is your Wireless working fine? Has it improved?
Are the lenovo apps working fine? (Energy manager, Dust cleaning)
 
As of now, I will prefer to stay with Win 8.1 due to several mods ( i have applied) and the stability that it has for playing games.

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Hello, I'm new to Lenovo and I'm about to buy one of the Y510P (59373392) with single graphics and the 1TB version.The last question I've got is whether it is possible to install an additional SSD via the DVD slot-in. I don't need the DVD drive, so it would be wonderful to install a 128GB or 256GB SSD. I've read some topics and saw that the motherboard doesn't have a mSATA connection but it must have a NGFF connection if I'm right. Since I'm not very experienced with laptops, here are a few more questions 1) If it is possible to install an additional SSD, what products are available?2) Where do I get the UltraBay adapter?3) Would it then be possible to make the SSD the bootable drive? Thanks in advance!










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A:Y510P 59373392: SSD upgrade via UltraBay?

hi thewavelength,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
You can use a caddy for this.
http://hddcaddy.com/en/lenovo-ibm-hdd-caddy/432-lenovo-ideapad-y510p-hdd-caddy.html
 
But the SSD you can use here is a 2.5 SSD not the msata one.
  this kind :
       http://www.crucial.com/store/ssd.aspx
 
ODD can be set as primary boot and should be able to boot windows from it.
    BIOS has to be set to legacy.
 
Hope this helps,
Cheers!



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Hello i am currently seeking to upgrade my processor as the title says,

1.80 gigahertz AMD Athlon 64
128 kilobyte primary memory cache
512 kilobyte secondary memory cache
64-bit ready
Not hyper-threaded

i have 3 gig of DDR 1 RAM

My Graphics card is NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GS

main curcuit board
Board: ASUSTeK Computer INC. A8N-E 2.XX
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD ASUS A8N-E ACPI BIOS Revision 1013 04/07/2006

Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 3 (build 2600)

was unable to find the model of my motherboard but hopefully thats enough i plan to upgrade to

AMD Athlon II X4 630 Socket AM3 2.8GHz 2MB L2 Cache

please let me know if i can
 

A:Upgrading my current processor

i dont think that cpu will work in your old system you would have to buy a new motherboard and ram as i think that you have a soket 939 board if it is just a plain old 1.86Ghz athlon cpu.
 

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So since christmas is coming, I was thinking it would be cool to upgrade my 8gb RAm to 16gb My question is: what kind of memy card I need to my lenovo ideapad y510p? and do I need to change my old memory card aswell if im buying new one? Also is it easy to change those RAM cards ?











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A:Lenovo Ideapad y510p - memory upgrade

They're RAM sticks, not cards, and they're fairly easy to change out. I would suggest looking for something in the 1866mhz speed, though I think you need lower voltage memory. So I'd get something 1.35v or lower.




___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Lenovo Ideapad Y500 | IntelŽ Core? I7-3630M @2.4GHz | 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 RAM | NvidiaŽ Geforce? GT 750M | 120GB Mushkin Atlas Deluxe mSATA SSD | 1TB Samsung Spinpoint M8 5400RPM HDD | 1080p Lenovo Display | IntelŽ Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260

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Hi, I am looking for a new Processor. I would get a new Mother board but I would rather get a new Processor instead. But seeing as how I am already going to upgrade my Video Card, Ram and now Processor that is the only thing really left. But to continue I have a shuttle AN35. And my Processor is an AMD Athlon(tm) XP, MMX, 3DNow, ~1.7GHz, it has a 453 pin PGA. If you have any ways you think it would be better to just upgrade my Mother board. Please give me ideas. I want a Processor that is at least 2.0Ghz. Also I am getting one of two video cards. Either the eVGA Geforce 6600 GT Video Card or the FX Geforce 6200. Right now I only have a AGP but I will get the Geforce 6600 GT PCI if I can get a new Mother board with PCi. Also I was going to just upgrade my ram to 1gig. It is DDR SDRAM. So if any of you know a new mother board that takes that that would be great as well. Any ways any amount of help would be great and you all are the best people I know and that's why I am asking.

PS: This is off topic but I had an older topic about BSOD and could the cause of been accidentally having my color quality at 16bit instead of 32?
 

A:I need a new Processor for a Socket A Current 1.7ghz

With AMD processors, clock speed doesn't matter (there may be no difference between a 1.7GHz and a 2.0GHz), you need to go by the PR rating (i.e. 2500+), if you're going to stick with socketA, then get the highest PR rating you can find (Barton cores are the best performing socket A's)

... but since you are going to replace almost everything else, then i would suggest that you also get a new mobo and go with a socket939 setup instead of an outdated socketA setup.

i think you meant PCI-E, not PCI, all motherboards have PCI, and no socketA motherboard (that I know of at least) has PCI-E.
 

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Hello, I only found out after purchasing the Y510P laptop that it for some strange reason does not support 5Ghz networks, only 2.4Ghz. This results in me having insanely slow connection every single night around peak hours (7-11pm), and I'm unable to do anything like watching movies, playing games or download stuff. Does anyone know exactly how to upgrade the wireless card on this laptop so it supports 5Ghz networks? Do I have to go out and buy another wireless card, or is it software upgrades like drivers only? I'm not a computer major so a walkthrough would be appreciated. Thanks.

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I have got myself into a bit of a mess.

I installed my version of windows starter on my mom's PC which was previously running vista. To see if it improved the performance or if the laptop itself was rubbish. It did so I purchased an upgrade to windows home premium. When I enter the upgrade key it says I need the current key is invalid for upgrade and that I need to phone a number. Does this mean the software I brought is useless. I didn't want to buy a disc as I had read that using a upgrade key meant everything was kept. Is there anyway I can use the software I've brought. The computer recognises the key as an upgrade one.
Thanks.

A:Windows upgrade starter to premium current key not valid for upgrade

Quote:
I installed my version of windows starter on my mom's PC which was previously running vista.


You can not use the Windows Starter from your Notebook on your mother PC.
Doing so would be a invalid upgrade.

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So, i got this message after i upgraded my Asus Notebook to Windows 10 Home from 8.1. What got me to check this was having my laptop Hard Shutdown when the power was at 100% 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 5 in group 0 are disabled due to a firmware problem. Check with the computer manufacturer for updated firmware. This message is provided for each of my 8 Processor Cores

Unfortunately, there are no new Firmware Updates for my laptop model from Asus. Last one was pushed in October 2014. Very odd seeing as i got this new in December 2014.

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:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710HQ CPU @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8075 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600, 1024 Mb (NOTE: my laptop has an Nvidia GeForce 840m Chip as well, but it did not detect that for some reason)
Hard Drives: C: Total - 381546 MB, Free - 260544 MB; D: Total - 550702 MB, Free - 543877 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., N56JN
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled (Have not had time to get antiviral software yet)

So, is there anything i ca... Read more

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So, i got this message after i upgraded my Asus Notebook to Windows 10 Home from 8.1. What got me to check this was having my laptop Hard Shutdown when the power was at 100% 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 error's listed and this came up.

The exact Error that's provided via Event Viewer: Collaborative processor power controls on processor 5 in group 0 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 2014. Very odd seeing as i got this new in December 2014.

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 N56JN-MH74 Notebook
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710HQ CPU @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3 4Core 8 Thread
Ram: 8GB (8075 MB)
Video: Intel Onboard 4600 1024 MB / Nvidia GeForce 840m
OS: Windows 10 Home Upgraded from Windows 8.1

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.

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

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

See if this finds any new drivers:

Intel? Driver Update Utility

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EDIT: Now looking for Budget Gaming Desktop, not worth upgrading current PC.

Budget: $450-$750 USD
I have never bought anything online before.

Original Message
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Here are my current specs:

MB: ASUS K8V SE Deluxe

CPU Manufacturer: AuthenticAMD
CPU Family: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3000+ Model 4, Stepping 10
CPU Speed: 2002 MHz

Maximum Memory Capacity: 3072MB
Currently Installed Memory: 1GB DDR PC3200 (512MB x2)
Available Memory Slots: 1
Number of Banks: 3
Dual Channel Support: No

GPU: ATI Radeon 9600 Pro (Originally came with Nvidia GeForce 6800 GS 256MB;defected due to overheating)
GPU Memory: 128 MB
Memory Type: DDR SGRAM / SDRAM
Core Clock in MHz: 392 MHz
Memory Clock in MHz: 203 MHz
HDD: Western Digital 80GB
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Now what I want to do is upgrade my GPU, Processer, and memory. What is the best components for my current motherboard? My HD is fine, and I don't see the need to get a larger one since I don't play those games that require like 20GB just to install. Oh and if you need any more info to help me upgrade, please ask me to do so.
 

A:Want to upgrade my current PC

Your CPU will be a problem, since Socket 754 CPUs are a thing of the past now. Otherwise, for a good upgrade, you would get greater performance with another gig of RAM and a new video card (and PSU, if need be). I'd recommend an HD 3850 or an HD 3650 (whichever fits your budget), and an Antec Earthwatts PSU (any of them will do).

If possible, upgrade the entire system, since all the technology you're currently using is almost obsolete. If it's not, no problem, the upgrades above will give you a significant boost in performance as well.

Good luck, and let us know how it goes.
 

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I purchased a new PC in early 2007 that came with XP. A month or so later I received the Vista upgrade CD which I have never installed. I intend to buy Windows 7 when it becomes available and wish to minimize my system upgrade problems as much as possible. Based on my understanding I would have to do a complete harddrive erase to install Win 7 and then reinstall all my applications. If possible and practical I'd like to upgrade XP to Vista and then Vista to Windows 7.

My question am I likely to have problems going from a current up to date version of XP to a 2+ year old version of Vista which would require many updates to bring up to the current level?.

A:Upgrade current XP with old Vista CD

You would be better doing that format you were talking about. let me think... back up everything you want backed up ie programs etc. save it to external HDD burn it to dvd etc. before you want to install 7 download virtual box install xp on the virtual box and install your programs into there... Its not worth doing, just backup and format your harddrive and then clean install 7

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After spending 45 minutes on the phone (after a 10 minute hold time) with Microsoft's outsourced support team, I'm still confused and frustrated. Hopefully someone at this forum can point me in the right direction.

I have a licensed copy of Windows XP sitting in a box. It's not currently installed on any computers. Does this qualify me for the Windows 8 Pro Upgrade license? If so, how do I go about downloading a Windows 8 upgrade? My computer doesn't have a CD drive, so I'd prefer to download Windows. However, if that's not an option, I can buy a CD and use a friend's computer to transfer the software onto a USB drive. My computer is currently running Ubuntu Linux, and I'd like to add a Windows partition for dual boot, ideally without having to install my ancient copy of Windows XP first.

Is it still considered an "upgrade" if the old software is not installed on the computer, provided that I have a properly licensed copy of Windows XP?

Thank you

A:Upgrade without current XP Install

when windows installer looks on your hd for a proper licensed copy of windows, it wont find one, so no, you cant install an upgrade version of win 8

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Hi all - question - Im building a new computer - so I wanted to know if I can take my XP from my old computer and install it on my new computer. This XP is a Win 98 upgrade though. Its on disk. My old computer will not have XP on it anymore - (1 copy per computer - I am aware). I will put Linux on old computer. Is this possible? thanks .
 

A:Can I Install my current XP upgrade on another computer?

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Hey Guys! I had a question about my graphics card. Is it possible I can upgrade my computers graphics card? I am hopping to purchase something created by Ge Force but I don't know if my computer could handle it, Or if it would actually allow me to game harder without frame drops and such. If you think my computer can handle it please show me some Graphics cards that I could (should) purchase to get the best results out of my computer. Here are my specs.

--- Operating System ---

Build: 9200 64-bit

--- CPU ---

Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz, clocked @ 2.99 GHz

--- Display adapter ---

Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600

Driver version: 9.18.10.2989

--- RAM ---

Usage: 3410/12208 MBytes (12Gb)

Peak Usage: 3993 MBytes

I am also using DirectX 11. The computer is a HP Envy 700. Have any other questions, Please ask.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/hp-envy...rive/8997042.p?id=1218968345257&skuId=8997042

Thanks!
 

A:Can I upgrade my Graphics with my current computer?

Hey Guys! I had a question about my graphics card. Is it possible I can upgrade my computers graphics card? I am hopping to purchase something created by Ge Force but I don't know if my computer could handle it, Or if it would actually allow me to game harder without frame drops and such. If you think my computer can handle it please show me some Graphics cards that I could (should) purchase to get the best results out of my computer. Here are my specs.

--- Operating System ---

Build: 9200 64-bit

--- CPU ---

Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz, clocked @ 2.99 GHz

--- Display adapter ---

Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600

Driver version: 9.18.10.2989

--- RAM ---

Usage: 3410/12208 MBytes (12Gb)

Peak Usage: 3993 MBytes

I am also using DirectX 11. The computer is a HP Envy 700. Have any other questions, Please ask.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/hp-envy...rive/8997042.p?id=1218968345257&skuId=8997042

Thanks!
 

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I have some cash to build a new gaming rig. My current rig is just about three years old right now. I mainly play WoW, but am on the lookout for potential new games when they come out, i.e. Warhammer or whatever else may be a viable alternate to WoW.
I am trying to decide whether to spend $3300 on building a new gaming rig right now with a quad core (trying to be future proof), or just upgrade the video card and monitor in my current rig. My current rig plays WoW fine, but chugged significantly when I played LOTRO. I had to turn the graphics down to medium to get somewhat smooth performance.

Please let me know your thoughts.

Here are my current gaming rig specs:

-Mobo: ASUS P5AD2 Deluxe
-CPU: Intel 3.4GHz, 800FSB with HT
-RAM: 3GB of matched Corsair: 1GB of DDR2 PC5400 chips and 2GB of PC6400 running in dual channel mode. TWIN2X2048-6400C4
-HD: dual WD 74GB 10,000 RPM Raptors in RAID 0 config using SATA
-Video: eVGA GeForce 6800 GT PCI Express card with 256MB memory
-Monitor: 19" ViewSonic VP210b LCD with 12ms response time
-Sound: Creative Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS

Besides the video card, I think the next weakest link is the CPU. Is a P4 3.4GHz still adequate for gaming, or will it be too weak for upcoming games?

Thanks for all your feedback.
 

A:To build new or upgrade current gaming rig

In general, if you're going to spend more than $300 in upgrades, it's better to get a newer system.
 

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Will personal customization be honored or retained within the Aug 2016 Anniversary upgrade? I haven't bothered uninstalling any little default (store) unused apps since I figured they'd likely be reinstalled with the Aug upgrade/update.

There is not a Microsoft Account on this desktop nor are there any tiles on the screen.
There is an MS Account on a laptop and I do log in there but I do not log into the desktop.
I cannot find any comments or articles stating that this type of 'customizing' will be retained.

A:Anniversary Upgrade and current customization

Anything that has changed since the last release is likely to be "reset". This could be just about anything.

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I want to install nvidia gts 460 gpu in my dell 535s desktop
my specification are
Intelp35/g33/g31 motherboard
intel core 2 duo E7400 2.8ghz
4gb ddr2 800mhz ram
currently i have ATI HD4350 512mb gpu istalled
I want to upgrade it to nvidia Geforce GTS460,the problem is the chassis is ultra thin to accommodate the graphic card also my power supply unit provides only 250watt of electricity...what are the chances of upgrading to nvidia?
 

A:Can I upgrade to Nvidia GTS 460 with my current specifications?

In my experience with IBM machine upgrades, you could get a good and cheap case, pop your dell system in there, and that way you could be able to upgrade your GPU and PSU at the same time.

Just two of my cents.
 

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Is this model, already on Windows 7 Home Prem 64 Bit SP1, compatible with the Win 10 upgrade?
 
Machine also known as a6567c
 
[personal information removed]
 
The memory is at 8GB / 800 MHz
 
Board is Benicia 1.01
BIOS 5.43
 
CPU Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @2.40 GHz

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I have had my Dell Inspiron 6000 for about a year and love the chassis. However, I just went to three quarter gig or RAM and still could use some more when I have multiple apps open during the day at work. My 40 gig hard drive is over half full and someone just told me if I am ever going to upgrade the 1.6 GHz intel chip I better do it now or I will never be able to find a higher speed compatible one.

I could really use the RAM and will have to have a larger hard drive soon as I only have work stuff on this marchine and cant dump it. I dont know how much difference a faster chip would make as I usually run Act!, EI, Outlook and some stock trading and research stuff, nothing that I would think would be high order stuff.

So what do I do? Spend the momey to upgrade this machine with Vista right around the corner (will Microsoft support XP anymore? will there be a 32 bit Vista?)? Or hold out as long as I can and get a new machine with 64 bit capacity?????

Just an FYI I am not into having the latest machine, I just like my computers to work as they support my income. I bought this Dell not realizing how fast my business would outgrow the machine.

Thanks for any advice!
 

A:Upgrade current hardware or wait for 64 bit stuff?

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it is posibble to upgrade my current resolution which is 1366x768 to fullhd.please help and guide me thanx..

A:upgrade current reslution 1366x768 to fullhd

Hi, We don't need S/N we need to know model/product number. Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.

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Is it safe and possible to upgrade to Windows 10 despite I am having a problem with my current OS?

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For more details, I posted about my issue before here: Windows Update error code 80070008.

On a side note, here is the list of my Windows Update that refuse to download/install:

KB3079777, KB3061512, and KB3035583 updates returned me with error code 80070008.
While KB2976978 can install, but keeps on coming back despite receiving "successfully installed" message.
If checked through "Installed Updates", KB2976978 and KB3035583 have actually been installed.

One example of the errors I saw in Event Viewer:
DISM error code 8:
I tried "Check your PC" through Get Windows 10 icon. And here is my result in case if this is needed:
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Hello, I bought my laptop in 2009 and it had Vista Home Premium 32bit installed; it came with Win 7 upgrade special offer (about 14$) and I bought the 32bit upgrade DVD.
Now it's running Windows 7 32bit Home Premium and it's starting to show VERY strange behavior (there's something that blocks processes writing to disk creating a mess with antivirus updates, internet downloads and other programs).

I would like to re-install it from scratch and port it to x64.

What I need to know is what Win7 x64 disk I will need.
Is it ok if a friend gives me his Win7 retail disk, install it and then put the license key that came with the upgrade DVD?
If not, what version should I use? OEM? Upgrade?

Thank you very much!

A:Using current upgrade licence to re-install Windows 7

You want Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit italian version? Borrow it from a friend (even better... make an exact copy)

Then do:

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

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All,
My current computer is already in a dual boot setup with a dedicated Win7 SSD and a dedicated Win8.1 SSD (not just a partitioned drive). Both drives are booting through BIOS not UEFI. What I would like to do is Upgrade the Win8.1 drive to Win10 and keep the Win7 drive functioning as is and intact. Both of my current versions of Windows are completely legal with their own separate Product ID's.

I've done some initial research on this question but was hoping to get some answers from someone that has done this or at least some "best practices" on subject. It seems that from what i can find that my best bet is to disconnect the Win7 Drive, upgrade the Win8.1 drive to 10, then reconnect the Win7 drive and hope for the best.

Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Sorry in advance if this topic is covered in a different tread already.

Thanks!

A:Upgrade one side of current Dual boot setup

Hi and welcome.

I recommend doing exactly as you have stated, Remove the Windows 7 drive and then do the upgrade. I would also create an image of your Windows 8.1 drive just in case.

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I am upgrading my PC system hardware, and wonder if my current graphics card will work OK with the upgrade...

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My new processor will be an AMD FX 8350 (8 core).

My OS is Win 7 Home Premium.

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Hey guys, long time no post.

To get straight down to the point, I'm looking at video card upgrades. I just bought a Zotac GeForce GT630 thinking it's specs looked great for the price tag, but it turns out it's no better then the one I had previously. I actually saw a drop in performance on my Windows Experience Rating over my previous card which was about 2 years old and had 25% the video memory of the new one.

I've been browsing and with all the manufacturers and models, it's impossible for my to tell what's actually good anymore.

My budget is obviously gonna be to save as much money as possible, but I know I'm not gonna get anything remotely good for less then $100-$150.

I do a lot of gaming and photo processing, so I need something that's got good all around performance.

What can you guys recommend, and what are you using on your rigs? I'll post links to everything I've been looking into as I go along..
EDIT: I have read the pinned topic, I'm looking for opinions more then facts in this case. Positive experience goes further in my opinion. I've had several great cards that had terrible drivers and had tons of issues.

A:Need a good upgrade from my current video: Suggestions & Opinions?

Big question is how much are you looking to spend?

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You guys wanna help me out a bit, I'm getting laid off next week sometime, and I wanna get a new Processor this Paycheck, I've liiking for something in the $100-$150 Price Range.

My Current Processor is an AMD Athlon KUMA 7750 X2, I'm looking for either a tri or a Quad-Core.

I've been looking at a this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103252

Or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103291

and suggestions would be great!!

My Motherboard is a BIOSTAR TA790GX 128M.
 

A:Processor upgrade

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

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Hey guys I'm a newbie here and I was wondering if anyone could tell me whether or not my HP ze5730us laptop with a 2.8 Celeron processor can be upgrade to, say, a P4?

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A:Processor Upgrade?

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

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Hello i am wanting to upgrade my ram to the full 16GB that my M2N78-LA Violet motherboard accepts however running on 32 bit will not allow me to use over 4GB ram.  Is there a 64 bit quad core processor for my system which i can install without changing anything else ie motherboard, fan etc Thanks  Mark

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I have a choice to make and I'm unsure which way to go. I can get one of the following 3 upgrades:

1) 650 Mhz AMD Duron with an Abit board for $350.00 ($cdn)with my 300 celeron and board as a trade;

2) 700 Mhz AMD Duron with an Abit board for $400.00 (with trade);

3) 600 Celeron with a Houston Technologies Board with onboard sound, 56K modem, and a TNT2 32 Mb (shared memory) video card all built in (trading in my processor, board, modem, voodoo banshee 16mb video card) for $300.

All of these options are installed and taxes in.

I'm leaning towards the 700 since it'll be easier to add better parts as I go than the board with all the built in's. Also, the 600 only has a 66mhz bus and the 650 and 700 have 100mhz, I assume that will make a big difference in speed.?.?.?

Anyone care to offer an opinion? I need to know if the Duron is more desireable than the Celeron, and if I should stay away from built-in components.

Thanks!

[This message has been edited by lavigne (edited 09-29-2000).]
 

A:Processor upgrade help

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

A:How do I upgrade my processor?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Nikolay


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


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

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

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

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Hi All,
This is my first thread so please be patient with me ! ! ! I have a 4 year old computer which fully satisfies my requirements except it is slow by present standards. I have increased memory to 512megs and frequently carry out all necessary housekeeping although I am sure there is a load of rubbish on the HD which has gathered over the years (but that is another question). The system has an AMD Athlon XP 1500+ processor (1.33ghtz) which sits on a Gigabyte 7VTX 1.x motherboard. Before I start looking at changing the motherboard (which I don't really want to do) my question is what is the fastest AMD processor I can fit to my present board to give me a decent increase in speed and are there any complications I may come up against. I know my choice will be limited but I don't want to get into changing a large number of components or trying to talk Microsoft into letting me re-register Windows XP amongst other things.
Any advice will be gratefully appreciated.
 

A:AMD Processor Upgrade

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

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I would like to know if i should upgarde to a AMD Phenom 9600 Quad-Core Processor?
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My Info.
Operating System System Model
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (build 2600)
Install Language: English (United States)
System Locale: English (United States) nVIDIA C51PVM06 FAB1.0
Enclosure Type: Desktop
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
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256 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache
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A:Should I upgrade my Processor?

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

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

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I don't want to buy a new computer, but I would like to upgrade the processor on this one. I'm running an AMD Athlon 900MHz.

Does anyone know what I need to know in order to upgrade to a 1.5+ GHz processor? How do I find out what is compatible with what I have and would work?
 

A:Upgrade to 1.5 GHz processor

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

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?i,I have an old HP 530 Intel Core Duo T5200 1.60 GHZ - Intel 945GME chipset.Who is the biggest processor that I could upgrade it?Bad English, I Know

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i have bought a gateway lx6200-01 with AMD Phenom X4 9550(2.2GHz) but i had a AMD Phenom II X4 940 Deneb 3.0GHz Socket AM2+ 125W Quad-Core Black Edition Processor Model HDZ940XCGIBOX - Retail put into it and now vista is saying amd proccessor unknown model 3.0ghz, and the proccessor is suspto run at 3600mhz it says and under my current bios it has it at 3000mhz, what can i do to make it reconize the model of the prossor and run at the speeds it should Hyper Transports3600MHz in belarc advisor it says this for proccessor

3.00 gigahertz AMD Athlon 64
512 kilobyte primary memory cache
2048 kilobyte secondary memory cache
6144 kilobyte tertiary memory cache

and this for main circuit board
Board: Gateway RS780 Rev 1.0
Serial Number: U005084500581
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. 87IP011G 08/06/2008

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A:processor upgrade help

Did you download the processor drivers from AMD?
 

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hi guys im just looking for some advice i have a asus a9rp laptop that has an intel celeron m 440 1.86ghz processor but i want to know what processor i can upgrade it to.

any help would be great
thanks
 

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Hello everybody,
I got a new ( new for me) athlon xp 2500+ barton cpu and i' trying to ugrade my current configuration.
My Motherboard is Azza alh KT400 with athlon xp 1700+ , DDR 333 ram (pc2700) and ati radeon 900 pro.
Motherboard settings permitted are only FSB with two jumper settings (j5,j6).
i put the jumpers to have 333 FSB to support the new processor but the system doesn't boot up.
I have no video nor sound (error beep).
Documentation for my MB is absent on the web apart some old topics in forums and the manual i have doesn't help me a lot.
In some old post i have found compatibility between the Motherboard and the processor.
Bios version on my MB in not the latest , can this be the problem?
I would expetc the system too boot up and that the processor is not recognized as the corret version.
Thanks in advance to all will answer to my post

LK
 

A:Processor upgrade

also done bios upgrade

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

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Hi, I'd like to ask if it is possible or worth it to upgrade the processor on my Toshiba p200-1ee.

My Laptop specs are below for viewing?

TIA

Scotty

A:Processor Upgrade?

Scotty in a nutshell mate and after having quite few Toshibas I would not try the effort upgrading is quite involved and if you are not familiar with swapping out CPU's in laptops then it could need up you rendering it useless.

If it is a bit more performance you want the try this http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/11728-optimize-windows-7-a.html

The only other thing I can suggest is the first thing that Brink refers to in that tutorial - a SSD and dump the Toshiba bloatware by doing a clean install on the SSD Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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Is the processor on Hp 2000 -- AMD A6-5200 APU with Radeon HD Graphics upgradeable to a faster processor or is it integrated on the motherboard? 











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A:Upgrade of processor

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

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Hi all,
I have a processor that is about 220megahurtz.
Should I upgrade it? :/

A:Should I Upgrade my Processor?

CPU upgrades usually aren't very cost effective. With an OEM computer even determining what CPUs are compatible can be difficult. In a laptop CPUs are often not user replaceable.

As your system specs are very vague only general information can be provided.

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I am looking to upgrade my slow computer to something a little faster. I want to change the processor if that is all I can get away with. This is what I have:
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A:Processor Upgrade Help

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I have an IBM Aptiva computer with an AMD-K6 500mhz computer and 120 mb of SDRAM. I'm not sure what type of motherboard it is nor do I know where to find out (no help from the Aptiva website). IBM gives no information as to whether a processor upgrade is possible or not. I know it only has 2 slots for RAM though.

I would like to upgrade the processor and the RAM. Is there an easy way I can change the amount of slots available for RAM? Can I upgrade the processor? If so am I limited to type? The current specs say max 256 RAM - will this change if I change the processor?

Thanks.

DWojo
 

A:upgrade processor and ram

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Hello folks.

I'd like to know the fastest CPU my mobo can support. Its a really confusing place out there! :-- also memory... is that ok?

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Physical Memory 2048 MB Total, 1642 MB Free
Memory Load 19%

Virtual Memory 3431 MB Total, 3141 MB Free

PageFile Name C:\pagefile.sys
PageFile Size 1536 MB
In use 20 MB
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Version
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South Bridge NVIDIA nForce3 MCP Revision A1

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Should I upgrade my processor speed? Look at my spec in my sig and see if I should. Also, here is the compatibility list of peoples computer that upgraded their processor.

My system is a G6-400 and the model # is Intel (Tabor II- WS440BX).

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A:Upgrade Processor?

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My system currently is comprised of and Intel D845WN MB and Intel P4 1.5 CPU. Is there a way i can upgrade to 2.4 - 2.5 without having to get a new MB..or are there Processors at those speeds that are 400 FSB? Thanks in Advance.

System Specs:

Intel D845WN P4 MotherBoard
Intel 1.5 CPU
640 SDRAM
Windows XP Home Edition
 

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Hi there, I would like to get some ideas as to what your thoughts are to this laptop please - https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B016LZV1IC/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A3DWYIK6Y9EEQB&psc=1 Specs for what I want, are good - 4gb of Ram, 500gb hard drive and I love the 11.6' screen - but the only thing is the Intel processor could be better. How easy would it be to upgrade the processor, where do I get a Intel replacement and is this something you would recommend? Could I upgrade to a Intel3 or 5 processor? Thanks so much.

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Hello all.

I have an HP Pavilion dv6780se Notebook. I am very happy with the notebook, but would like to upgrade the processor.

What is the fastest / most powerful processor that this particular laptop can support? I know that not all processors will be compatible with it.
 

A:Processor Upgrade

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

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I have a Toshiba 2615DVD laptop. It has an Intel Celeron 433 mhz. processer.

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

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

Thanks,
C.J.
 

A:Processor upgrade

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

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I'm thinking of upgrading my current processor for better performance.

Here is my current processor info:

Intel(R) Processor Frequency ID Utility
Version: 5.6.20030609
Time Stamp: 2003/06/29 01:21:52
Number of processors in system: 1
Current processor: #1
Processor Name: Intel(R) Celeron(R) Processor
Type: 0
Family: 6
Model: 8
Stepping: 3
Revision: 10
L1 Instruction Cache: 16 KB
L1 Data Cache: 16 KB
L2 Cache: 128 KB
Packaging: FC-PGA
MMX(TM): Yes
SIMD: Yes
SIMD2: No
NetBurst(TM) Microarchitecture: No
Expected Processor Frequency: 667 MHz
Reported Processor Frequency: 667 MHz
Expected System Bus Frequency: 66 MHz
Reported System Bus Frequency: 66 MHz

My current motherboard supports SDRAM.

I know I'd have to get a processor in the same family.(Intel Celeron). How would I figure out what my current motherboard would support? I'm not exactly sure what specs I need to look for when getting a new processor. Please help.
 

A:Processor Upgrade Help!!!

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Hi, this is my first post, so be gentle.
I have an Acer Aspire 5532 with an AMD Athlon 64 processor TF-20 (1.6 GHz)
I am trying to upgrade the cpu to a pentium 4 cpu with 2.26 GHz.

All i'm wondering is if this is actually an upgrade, and if so, is it an upgrade that my comp can handle. If it's not an upgrade or it doesn't work for my computer, would you have any suggestions.

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hi.

i've got a dell dimension 4100 with an Intel 815E motherboard thingy. it has a 1000mhz P3 processor at the moment. i was reading a site that said it could take any P3 processor. could i upgrade to the "P3 TUALATIN 1.4ghz" processor?

thanks
 

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A:Upgrade Processor

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

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Wondering if it's worth upgrading to a new CPU for my Acer computer and what AMD processor can I upgrade too.

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I have Gigabyte H61MA-D2V motherboard currently running Intel Core i3-2120 processor and am looking to upgrade the processor, anyone have a suggestion for a better one without breaking the bank?
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A:HOW can you upgrade your processor?

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I recently aquired a pretty old PC it is running on 668mhz has 160MB ram and a 10gb hdd.

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I want to get this PC running for my sister who wants one for her son (he is 7) to play on.

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A:processor upgrade?

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Can somebody give me a reference please?
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A:processor upgrade

Can't find much but apparently you have an 440lx chipset. That chipset is not coppermine compatible so I don't believe you can upgrade that high. Also you motherboard was built to support 66mhz front side bus, I beleive the 900 is a 100mhz front side bus. 533 maybe as high as you can go.
 

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1st computer
Compaq
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128 mb DDR

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A:What Processor can I upgrade to?

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Hi, I want to upgrade my CPU so I'm asking if on my Mother Board M2N68-LA (Narra5) I can mount an AMD Phenom II X4 810 CPU?Sorry for my not so good english, thanks.Roberto.

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Pls i want to know if its possible to upgrade Amd Athlon 4 processor to Amd athlon Xp?
 

A:Help with processor upgrade!

It depends on whether the motherboard supports the proposed CPU. What brand and model PC do you have or if it is a self-built or custom built PC, what motherboard make and model does it have?
 

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I have an old desktop with a pentium 4 2.2GHZ processor. It seems it can't handle the netflix streaming (processor goes up to 100%). Am I able to upgrade the processor?
 

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hey,
i have an amd athlon xp 2200+ colcked at 1795Mhz and i was wondering if it is possible just to take out your old processor and replace it with a new 1.

i hav a piece of software that tells me that my motherboadr can handle 2900Mhz. My motherboard is compaq with an nforce 1 chipset.

can any of u folks giv me some advice on this?
 

A:processor upgrade?????????

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Upgrade Processor in my HP Pavillion G6 1250se Notebook What is TDP in my PC? It is possible to upgrade i5 to i7 in my Laptop? if yes, what are all processor model will support n my Laptop? Thank You

A:Upgrade Processor

Hi, The following link shows the specs of your machine:     http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02981997 It uses:  2.4 GHz Intel Core i5-2430M processor now. You can upgrade to a processor above the red line: Intel Core i7-2620M processor (2.7 GHz, SC turbo up to 3.40 GHz, 4 MB L3 cache), Dual 35 W #631252-001Intel Core i5-2540M processor (2.6 GHz, SC turbo up to 3.3 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache), Dual 35 W #631255-001Intel Core i5-2520M processor (2.5 GHz, SC turbo up to 3.2 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache), Dual 35 W #631253-001Intel Core i5-2430M processor (2.4 GHz, SC turbo up to 3.0 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache), Dual 35 W #653341-001Intel Core i5-2410M processor (2.3 GHz, SC turbo up to 2.9 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache), Dual 35 W #638039-001Intel Core i3-2350M processor ( 2.3 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache) Dual 35 W #653340-001..... You have to order the right part from HP and the following manual (from page 88) shows you how to replace the CPU.       http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02968997.pdf Regards. 

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I bought a used laptop and would like to upgrade the cpu, and was wondering what were my options.It is a Compaq Presario CQ57-212NR LW443UA#ABA. currently holds an AMD  C-50 1Ghz processor.

A:what processor can I upgrade too?

According to what I see in the Maintenencve & Service guide, replacing the systemboard is the only means of upgrading the processor. The AMD processor is a BGA type and is soldered onto the systemboard  with the chipset. Your notebook is non upgradeable, in terms of the AMD processor.   

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Could you please suggest me the best upgrade for my laptop with processor and graphic card 

A:Which is the best processor upgrade

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

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I don't know exactly where to post this topic, but I think it would best be placed here.

I'm currently looking to upgrade my processor, I'm looking at both the AMD Phenom II x4 965 and the AMD Phenom II x6 1090T.

They both take up 125W of power and the six core is just $40 more than the four core. And I have a few questions:

1) I have a GTS 450 GPU and a 500W power unit (specifics are in my specs below), and I'm wondering if my power supply can hold up to the demand on one or both of these processors (I have also noticed a 95W quad core at 3.0GHz and a 95W six core at 2.6Ghz and am now wondering if either of those would be a better idea).

2) Is the extra $40 worth it to go six cores instead of four cores?

3: After seeing benchmarks I've seen that the four-core is faster than the six core, but will the extra two cores actually boost performance in heavy processor-demanding games?

Thank you for any advice in advance.

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

Oh that's something to note too, strong amps are a key component too.

If wattage is the amount amps is the force at which it's applied.
so 500 watts with very small amps is far less useful than a 500 watt with a strong amp rating.

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I have a Sony Vaio VGN-S480 and I'd like to upgrade the processor in hopes to get better performance from my machine. My question is this: If I upgrade the processor will I need to upgrade the system board as well? Will my current board support a faster processor? Is this even a possibility? I've had the computer for about three years now, but it's still a good computer. I'd just like to step it up a notch or two.

Thanks in advance for any help and advice offered!

calibretto
 

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I have a Compaq Presario CQ61-107TU notebook with a intel celeron 2.20 Ghz processor. I was wanting to upgrade the processor to something a bit more powerful and Wanted to know if it's possible on my computer. If it is, and if you know any suitable upgrades could you please suggest a few. Here is the manual. http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?cc=au&lc=en&dlc=en&document=&product=3938412
Thanks.
Jai98
 

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I have a Compaq Presario C700 Laptop and I wanted to know if its possible to upgrade my processor.My current processor is "Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual  CPU  T2310  @ 1.46GHz" (Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2310 @ 1.46GHz)I want to upgrade to a faster one (at least 1.70GHz, but would prefer 2.00GHz+), but I'm not sure if it's okay. I have searched a bit and I'm pretty sure that a "Core 2 Duo T8300 processor @ 2.4 GHz 800 MHz FSB" would work and it's the best I could find.(Core 2 Duo T8300 processor @ 2.4 GHz 800 MHz FSB)They both support the same socket (PGA478 right?) and same package size. So what I want to know is can I upgrade to the processor I mentioned or a better one if possible, and if not what can I upgrade to? Would really appreciate any support.











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A:Can I upgrade my processor?

OK... So, here is list of processor that was tested on this, which I will say should work...any thing outside this list, I am not sure... T7250 (2.0GHz, 800MHz, 2MB L2 cache) T7100 (1.8GHz, 800MHz, 2MB L2 cache) T2310 (1.46GHz, 533MHz, 1MB L2 cache) T2330 (1.60GHz, 533MHz, 1MB L2 cache)

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I have a socket 7 motherboard with a 400 amd k6-2 I was wanting to know what is the fastest and best processor I can upgrade to maybe an amd k6-2 550 or a cyrix 700mhz or anything else
 

A:processor upgrade

Look at your board specs and if you don't have a manual, look it up online. I would say the fastes would be a 500 as your bords bus speed is probably only 66MHz and the multiplier will not go any highr than that. If it supports 7.5 to 1 then it should work for the 550.
 

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Hey guys,

I have a Compaq laptop: CQ60-202US
Current Specs:

2.10 GHz AMD Sempron SI-42 Processor
4096MB RAM
Running on Windows 7

I was wondering if it is possible to upgrade the CPU?? Maybe have an AMD duo core CPU or even a quad core (pretty sure quad is impossible). Any recommendations for a CPU upgrade?

Another question i have is if i get a new duo core CPU wil it be compatible? Because I know dell locks their computers so that you are limited to only a few CPUs....Is that true here?

Thanks guys!!!
 

A:Processor upgrade?

You potential CPU upgrade would most likely be limited to whatever Compac has shipped in the same basic model machine. As to whether it's worth it to try, that's anybody's guess.
 

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ive identified that i have an Asus P5S800-VM/S motherboard with an Intel Celeron D processor installed on it, i want to upgrade to a Intel Pentium Dual-Core but dont know if it is compatible.

Any help would be much appreciated
 

A:Processor Upgrade Help

No can do. It only suppports up to 800 FSB Pentium 4 processors.
http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/mb-ASUS/P5S800-VM.html
 

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I do not know which version of the Pavilion G6 I have but it has an AMD E2-3000M processor.Can I upgrade it to an Intel Core i7 processpr? If so, which ones are compatible?ThanksChris











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ChrisO147 wrote:I do not know which version of the Pavilion G6 I have but it has an AMD E2-3000M processor.Can I upgrade it to an Intel Core i7 processpr? If so, which ones are compatible?ThanksChrisNo you can't go iNtel-AMD and iNtel do not swap. You have to buy a iNtel i7 laptop to get a iNtel CPU. And don't upgrade AMD they aren't worth upgrading.

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Hello,

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

Thank you for any help provided.
 

A:Should I upgrade my processor?

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

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would it be better to get a single core processor at 3.2 ghz or a dual core ghz at 2.0? any thoughts and explanations will be appreciated.
 

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After I install a processor to a motherboard, can I upgrade that prcessor in the future?
 

A:Processor upgrade?

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

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

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

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Hi All,

I have a HP computer, which I want to upgrade the processor in. The model of the HP is an a6220a Desktop, specifications for it can be found here:

https://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc...4519/loc:3&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=3598529

According to HP documentation I can upgrade as far as an Intel E4300, however my friend has just given me an E4400, the irony!!! Here is a link to the processor capabilities of my HP:

https://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01237572&tmp_track_link=ot_recdoc/c01174519/en_us/c01237572/loc:1&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&product=3598529

The processor is the right socket type, however there is a chance that the motherboard BIOS will not support the instruction set of the E4400!

I noticed that the motherboard is an ECS 945GCT-HM (Livermore8), and for all intents and purposes it looks like an ECS 945GCT-M (V1.0) - the only exception being that the "-M" has beth an AGP and a PCIe Slot!

Would it be possilbe to use a BIOS upgrade from the ECS website if my HP struggles when I install the E4400?

http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Product/Product_Detail.aspx?DetailID=727&CategoryID=1&DetailName=Feature&MenuID=16&LanID=8

Any advice will be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Davo
 

A:Want to upgrade the processor in my HP

Not worth the effort.

Only an HP BIOS would be suggested. And even though HP is using MB's manufactured by another vendor, that vendor (ECS in this case) won't support the motherboard and their standard BIOS's likely won't install or it will install and brick the motherboard. In most cases, (BIOS, firmware, etc.) the installer will check for valid hardware. As the motherboard is a "HP" MB, the installer will likely just spit out an error like "hardware not supported".

Feel free to experiment and try to get it to work. But you aren't the only one that has had these type of thoughts and it's not often that I've seen a success story.

I'd suggest a motherboard and cpu upgrade.
 

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I've not had a problem with my processor until now, because I've not been into anything all that processor intensive before. But now, I've found that working with video files which require a lot of encoding, runs my CPU at 100%. That is not a problem, except that I can't use the computer for anything else, during the processing...even simple programs will freeze up.

I don't want to spend the money for a real upgrade to current standards, but I'm wondering if upgrading my 4400+ S939 to a Athlon 64 FX-57 would make enough difference to make it worthwhile to upgrade it? As far as I can see, the only change would be to increase from 2200Mhz to 2800Mhz. This upgrade would cost ~ $200 for a used processor.

A:Processor Upgrade?

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

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

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

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