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Old 05-09-2005, 07:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently got an old computer, and I upgraded the RAM to 544MB, the HD to 135GB, the videocard to a GeForce 5600 FX Ultra 128MB, and the only problem is the processor now. It is a Pentium 2 366MHZ processor. I want to upgrade, probably to a 1GHZ P3, but a P4 would be better, however I don't know what my motherboard is compatible with. I've attached a few pictures from a program called CPU-Z, and I think these will help. What I need to know is what I should buy to upgrade my processor, because I've never done that before, and I haven't had the computer for very long, and I really don't have any clue what to do.


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Old 05-09-2005, 07:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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WHy did you waste money on the RAM and graphics? Waste of money!!!!!!!!! Get a new PC. Build a new one.


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Old 05-09-2005, 08:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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How about clueing us in on the make and model of this system.

I tried to find some info on your mobo, but came up with nada. If I had the make and model, I might can find you some more information as to what CPU it could handle.

I can safetly say that you won't be able to do much with it, as it is a Celeron (P2).

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Old 05-10-2005, 12:06 AM   #4 (permalink)
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There is no make and model of the system. It's a blank case with this in it. I just need to kow what type of processor my motherboard can support.
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Old 05-10-2005, 12:09 AM   #5 (permalink)
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wow...you wasted your money on ddr133

that's so old, there'd no point in upgrading the CPU

just save up for a new computer, since there's really nothing to upgrade to for socket370 that's anything near decent

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Old 05-10-2005, 12:10 AM   #6 (permalink)
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only socket 320 cpus so i would say only p-2's never cpu's use a different connection so you MUST get a new mobo to change the cpu there is no other way around this
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