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Upgrading to a faster processor

I have a 2007 Dell XPS 410 desktop. The computer still works great, especially after I recently added more ram. I have bought a video capture device from El Gato to convert family vhs tapes to digital format. The minimum requirements for the video capture device are at least 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor. My computer has a 1.87GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor. The capture device works but at times the image jumps and the sound is garbled. I need help – I don’t know what kind of a processor to buy online. I am retired and on a fixed income. That is why I am still using an older computer. Thanks!

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how do you know

the VCR isn't causing it? or the tapes being older are going bad and making the jumping?

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Don't waste your money or time with this.

It's a socket 775, even if you can find the fastest cpu, it will not go that much faster. You problem maybe the capturing device. Can you tell us what it is? Also what format do you want to convert the vcr video to?

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