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CPU Replacement

by staceylr83 / October 4, 2012 12:59 AM PDT

Hi, recently my CPU died, so I'm looking to replace it. Before I say what I was looking at my computer specs are:

HP Pavilion Special Edition a6745f (approx. 2 years old)
Windows Vista 64-bit
Here is a link of my old CPU (scroll down for info in link): http://www.ebay.com/itm/AMD-Athlon-X2-5050e-2-6-GHz-Dual-Core-Processor-w-heatsink-fan-/290611151023

Here is the one I'm wondering about: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200827666499&ssPageName=ADME:X:AAQ:US:1123

Would that one be a compatible replacement? Thanks in advance.

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From HP
by Bob__B / October 4, 2012 1:19 AM PDT
In reply to: CPU Replacement

Socket type: AM2+
TDP: 125 watt
Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:

Athlon X2 BE-2xxx (Brisbane) (AM2)
Athlon 64 X2 up to 6000+ with Dual Core (Brisbane) technology (AM2)
Athlon 64 X2 up to 6000+ with Dual Core (Winsor) technology (AM2)
AMD Phenom Triple-Core (Toliman) up to 8xxx series (AM2+)
AMD Phenom Quad-Core (Agena) up to 9950, (AM2+)

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just to clarify
by staceylr83 / October 4, 2012 1:39 AM PDT
In reply to: From HP

AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ 2.6 GHz Dual-Core ADO5000IAA5DO CPU Processor AM2 should work with my motherboard then correct?

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(NT) I'll go with yes.
by Bob__B / October 4, 2012 5:14 AM PDT
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