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Cpu Upgrade

by KankuroNinja / April 14, 2008 1:18 PM PDT

Can I upgrade my Intel Pentium dual core to a quad core.

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post your mobo or pc manufacturer/model
by ramarc / April 14, 2008 1:36 PM PDT
In reply to: Cpu Upgrade

and the specific model cpu you have. if you have a pentium 2100 series cpu you can probably upgrade to a q6000 quad core without issue. but if you have a pentium d, you may need a new mobo.

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by Willy / April 15, 2008 3:18 AM PDT
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You lack details of your system to pose a real answer.

Review your manual or visit support website and find the specs on your system/mtrbd. and go from there. Most mtrbd. websites provided a supported cpu list, find it.

tada -----Willy Happy

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by KankuroNinja / April 15, 2008 4:31 AM PDT
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its a Compaq Presario pc with a Intel pentium dual core is that the info you need or do you need the Model # to.

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Your info specs
by Willy / April 15, 2008 5:37 AM PDT
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Find the system decal/sticker affixed to the case showing what model#, etc.. Use that to get any further info from the Compaq support website. It may ask for S/N# to better get details or what was shipped in your system. Find what upgrades they sell for their users(you needn't buy from them) but you get a picture of the upgrade path. Do consider that Compaq(OEM) usually are conservative or have limited upgrade path. good luck -----Willy Happy

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You need to provide mfg, series and model number
by VAPCMD / April 15, 2008 11:49 AM PDT
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The missing info here is the exact model number


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I have a Compaq
by Dango517 / April 16, 2008 4:29 AM PDT
In reply to: info

Compaq had the up grade path for the CPUs that run on this PC.

This is the place you need to find the information:


Just enter your model number here and check the "Product information" circle/box then click the go button.

This software comes in very handy when dealing with your PCs hardware configuration:


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