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I need the CPU dip switch settings/Labels for a n old Efio! A5000

I am running at 800MHz, looking to up it to 850 or 933 as those are the other CPUs I have onhand.

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Will the Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 cpu/processor work with the Dell Inspiron 1420 laptop? I have already tried it and it wouldn't work and I'm wondering if I have to do anything extra for it to work.

The 1420 uses T-series CPUs with a front side bus (FSB) of 800MHz. The P-Series CPUs use a 1033MHz FSB and are not compatible with the unit. You need to stick to the T-series to stay compatible.

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How do I get the Athlon 3200+ to run at 2.2 GHz?

you could look in the bois setting, in the advance section
cpu configuration, 32Bit data transfer, core performance boost, cpu smart fan calibratioon, control mode,shutdown temperature, plug and play OS, chipset menu,
look at software that allow you optimizes your system

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G614J processor upgrade

Hi there
the G614J is a Intel Celeron 450. which is a Socket LGA755 (this is the connector on the motherboard for a cpu, this is a deciding factor on what kind of cpu can be installed.)
Currently the LGA 755 socket is history, there are no cpus sold as NEW in the market that I can see, your only option is 2nd hand, like
I found a total of 7 cpus in ebay.
In my honest professional opinion it is not worth it to attempt to upgrade the cpu on your computer, consider buying a newer computer, used, or new.
I mean this stuff is trash,

that guy is selling 11 cpus for LGA775 socket for 50$ its few $ for one cpu.

Your current cpu has a front bus of 800MHZ you don't want to get anything lower than that, that is the only deal I found in ebay that wasn't slower than your current cpu.

I'd recommend you resell your old computer as is on ebay or similar and purchase a newer system.

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Sir my motherboard is ASUS A7V266-mx when it boot it always asks dip switch is incorect and f1 to continue or del to go bios i dont understsnd what is the problem

dip switches are little switchs physically on the motherboard.

they replaced the jumpers which were found on older motherboards .

it needs to be adjusted depending on the cpu you are running .
and the front speed bus capabilites of you cpu and motherboard.
 newer motherboards allow alittle bit of tweaking the speeds and settings from the bios .try that is you are confident you know what you are doing

also referred to as multipliers. if none of the above means anything to you or is out of your understanding then you need to take your pc to a computer shop and have them adjust the settings on your dip switch .

somebody may hae configured it to run faster than is reccomended also known as over clocking ..

you may be risking your cpu and motherboard if you continue to use your comp . 

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K8s mx unknown processor

The Asus K8S-MX mobo?

CPU (Processor) Support:

IF, the mobo (MOtherBOard) is in a computer that is working, and internet capable, I suggest you use CPU-Z from

It's a free, tiny, tiny, program.
Information on CPU-Z on Wikipedia,

(Home page URL of CPU-Z is listed to the right)

Should you need help in downloading, installing, or using CPU-Z, simply state so in a Comment.

IF, the motherboard is Not in a working computer, then you need to Physically look at the top of the Processor's case.

You are looking for the Part Number.

Examples using the AMD Athlon 64 processors,

(For the AMD Sempron processors, just type -
List of AMD Sempron processors, in the Wikipedia search box, and left-click on the magnifying glass icon.
Same thing with AMD Sempron 64)

Some basic photo examples of what the part number will look like, on the top of the Processor's case,
(Scroll the page down),


Your body carries Static electricity.
Static WILL fry out (Short Circuit) the hardware components inside a computer.

You probably won't see it, Or feel it.
The Processor is the MOST susceptible hardware component to static shock.

Handle it by the sides of the case, refrain from touching the pins on the bottom.

Work on a table. Computer unplugged from power, computer case open, TOUCH the metal frame of the computer case to relieve your body of Static.

If the motherboard is already out of the computer case, TOUCH the metal frame of an empty computer case, BEFORE you touch the motherboard.

On top of the Processor is a Heatsink.
This has to be removed.
There will then be Thermal Paste.

I use an old plastic credit card, (Non-static item) to scrape as much of the old thermal paste off, as I can.
Do Not bear down too hard, as you may make the Part Number unreadable.

I then follow with Q-tips dipped in Isopropyl Alcohol.
(Rubbing alcohol)
91 percent alcohol is best, but 70 percent will do in a pinch.
I would not recommend 50 percent.
(It's 50 percent Alcohol, and 50 percent Water. 91 percent Alcohol, and 9 percent Water is best)

It will take a lot of Q-tips dipped in alcohol, as old thermal paste is usually a gooey mess. (Unless it is dried up. Then it's worse)

Isopropyl Alcohol is EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE!!

Use in a WELL ventilated space with no flames, or sparks present.

Have any further questions simply state so in a Comment.
(Believe upper right of your page)

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If this is the bluetooth edition, then go here and have a look at the bottom of the page at the dim switch possitioning:


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the socket is S478

only old cpus work in your motherboard new and currently being sold, core 2 duo family prosessors wont work. they all have fsb 667 or higher and your motherboard only supports up to 400fsb

here is the best cpu for your pc

I would recommend a whole new system.

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Run more programs.. Newer laptop cpus throttle back when not needed. If you want to run notepad at full speed, see if you can set the power saver options for full performance.

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It turns out that while the BIOS will not appear to recognize the Pentium 3 1.4GHz Tualatin CPU (SL6BY) in my Asus P3V4X motherboard, Windows XP does! I apologize for my delay in posting this.

I have five extra SL6BY processors that I'd like to sell if anyone is interested. I need to make some money to upgrade the memory in this antique to 2GB (turns out that low density 512MB RAM does work in the P3V4X, by the way).


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