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Compaq Armada Upgrade?

by PFTC / January 18, 2006 9:47 PM PST

I have A Compaq Armada 1700, 233MHz Processor 6.5 Gb Hard Dis, CD Reader,160 Mb Ram. Can anybody tell me if I can upgrade this Laptop and if so What I can upgrade and to what?

Pete

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I have one of those.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 18, 2006 9:51 PM PST
In reply to: Compaq Armada Upgrade?

It came with 64MB so it appears it's already been upgraded.

About all you can do is find a nice PCMCIA Wifi card and it will make a nice portable internet terminal.

Bob

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(NT) Compaq Armada
by PFTC / January 18, 2006 10:18 PM PST
In reply to: I have one of those.

Is it not possible to upgrade the processor or even the CD drive?

Pete

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I'll write no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 19, 2006 8:48 AM PST
In reply to: (NT) Compaq Armada

I took mine apart since I had a spare notebook CDRW and found it used another layout for the CD connector. If you want to, use an external USB CDRW but you can only write at 4X.

Bob

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Thanks
by PFTC / January 19, 2006 5:11 PM PST
In reply to: I'll write no.

Many thanks for your help. Guess I'll do as you say and use it as a portable Internet terminal. Not WiFi though, it's not very common but extemely expensice here inj the UK.

Pete

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