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Old 04-01-2013, 12:06 AM   #31 (permalink)
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A screenshot of CPU-Z will show you what CPU it is. If it is a 965be then if you buy it you will need to monitor load temps to make sure the CPU doesn't get too hot.
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I found someone selling this for 200. Do you think it would be upgradable and or worth it do grab that? Toshiba Satellite C645D-S4024 - 14" - Athlon II P320 - Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit - 3 GB RAM - 250 GB HDD - CNET Mobile
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Can I use a windows gadget to find out the temp?
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I found someone selling this for 200. Do you think it would be upgradable and or worth it do grab that? Toshiba Satellite C645D-S4024 - 14" - Athlon II P320 - Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit - 3 GB RAM - 250 GB HDD - CNET Mobile
No. That laptop is considerately slower than whatever is being offered here, and you cannot upgrade it.
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Can I use a windows gadget to find out the temp?
Use Coretemp to monitor the load temps, and use Prime95 to load the cores to monitor the temps.
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Okay well when i buy it ill need help finding those cause idk how to find, do you think I should purchase it more now? Also if it gets to hot and I need copper part is that an easy install?
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And that laptop was for a friend, I made a new thread though for such stuff.
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Google is your friend really. Both programs I mentioned can be downloaded for free.
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If you require an aftermarket heatsink you can get something cheap. The cheaper ones aren't too complicated to install and come with illustrated instructions.
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Alright, thank you. I hope I can do it if needed, truthfully would it just be better to buy aftermarket heatsink anyways? and I will save those, thank you. I will be going on the 16th I believe to go and buy the computer. I'll post more pictures if he sends any before than.
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If the CPU doesn't overheat then no not really. I personally think it will though.
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I'd rather not worry about that happening, I will download those as soon as I get it and post the temps, sadly I don't know the temps it should but, I am sure you guys will tell me. I will probably buy a new heatsink 2 weeks or so after the computer when i get paid again.
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