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Upgrade processor i have a compaq presario SR5450F with a Intel pentium dual core e2180 @2.00 ghz, i want to upgrade to a new processor... i am not so sure where my processor is located, and what criteria i need to be aware of when purchasing a new processor. Are the processors located underneath the fan? or is it more in the center of the board?

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  • bryant1111 Dec 09, 2008

    thanks!

  • bryant1111 Dec 10, 2008

    Hey so i did some research and i was thinking about getting a Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale 3.16GHz 6MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W 45nm to replace the one i mentioned earlier. would this swap work? and what is the difference between 45nm and 65nm? is one better than the other? would the 3.16 ghz at 45nm be better than 2.00 ghz @ 45nm?

  • bryant1111 Dec 10, 2008

    i mean 2.00ghz @ 65nm.

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Its under the fan;.may be several in your case (fans).New processor must be compatible with the motherboard.also the motherboard socket.RICHARDM69

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