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Dell studio CPU upgrade


If you are looking to upgrade your pc processor then first you need to check that if your board comes with a sloted processor or chipped. In case of chipped processor you may wont be able to upgrade.

Oct 30, 2013 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

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Cpu upgrade


A) http://www.fixya.com/support/t18040647-cpu_upgrade

B) http://www.fixya.com/support/t18040647-cpu_upgrade

(Last time I looked, this was the world's largest product support website, and there ARE technicians from AROUND the world; on here!!!!!!!! Do we count as an 'IT techie'? ........Lol!)

In all three of your posts, not once has the laptop manufacturer name, and model number been stated.

Processor (CPU) support depends on;

A) What processor socket is on the motherboard?

B) What motherboard chipset does the motherboard use?

C) What is the processor that is installed now?

With these parameters known, THEN you can think about CPU (Processor) upgrade.

1) CPU (Processor) has to FIT, the processor socket being used.
THIS, is also IF the motherboard HAS a processor socket; and is NOT soldered directly to the motherboard.

2) The motherboard chipset supports the Processor (CPU)
It has to be known if the motherboard chipset will support, the CPU (Processor) that you want to upgrade to.

For older computers the motherboard chipset consists of;
A) Northbridge chip
2) Southbridge chip

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Motherboard_diagram.svg

With this technology the Northbridge chip, of the motherboard chipset; is what determines Processor (CPU) support.
Newer technology, such as used per se by the Intel Core i processors, does NOT use a Northbridge chip.

3) Looking at the existing Processor now, you can determine;

A) Voltage Range: What voltage range does the exisiting Processor use now?
Does the upgrade Processor also fall within this Voltage Range?

B) Core technology, and architecture:
Example:
Existing Processor uses the Conroe Core technology, and the 90nm architecture. (NanoMeter)
Does the upgrade Processor also use the same Core technology, and architecture?

If not is there a BIOS upgrade available?
(The motherboard chipset also comes into play again, here)

Enough of this generic prattle.........
Post the laptop manufacturer name, and model number.
Then I, or someone else can give you the facts; and not generic information.

Post back in a Comment.
Regards,
joecoolvette

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/535

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northbridge_%28computing%29

May 05, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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Is there a cpu upgrade for an hp pavilion 6835 with a motherboard 115561 cognac 20000731


The fastest Pentium 3 that will work in your board is a Intel Pentium III 1GHz chip. Here is a link to the specs:
http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Pentium-III/Intel-Pentium%20III%201000%20-%20RB80526PY001256%20%28BX80526F1000256%29.html

You could also get a Intel Celeron 1.1 GHz but it only has half the level 2 cache size so it's actually a bit slower than the Pentium III 1GHz chip.
Here's a link to celeron specs:
http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Celeron/Intel-Celeron%201100%20-%20RB80526RY005128%20%28BX80526F1100128%29.html

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Need to upgrade cpu for using multiple progams at on time, can cpu be upgraded on this older model compaq presario S0000 / 8000 series computer


As you have stated it's a Compaq Presario S0000/S8000 SERIES desktop computer.

One of the S0000/S8000 series.
Without knowing the exact model number I have no idea of what hardware is installed on the motherboard.

On the back of the computer tower, or up on the side, is a white Service Tag.
P/N = Product Number. This is the exact model number I need.

Also; Going to HP Support with the exact model number may not reveal the info I need, either.
They may not list the specifications, and therefore the installed hardware, for your computer.
There is an easy way around this, however.
Use CPU-Z from CPUID.com

What info is needed in order to know if the Processor can be upgraded:

A) Processor Socket: What processor socket is installed on the motherboard. This is what the Processor sits in.

Just two examples for Intel processors; Socket 478, and LGA 775 processor socket.

1) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socket_478

With this style of processor socket, the processor socket has the socket holes, and the processor has the contact pins. (478 holes/478 pins)

2) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGA_775

With this style of processor socket, the socket has the pins, while the processor has contact pads.

There are other styles of Intel processor sockets. There are also AMD processors which can be used, and have many different processor sockets also.


B) What motherboard chipset is used.
Specifically, what Northbridge chip is used.

3) Chip and Chipset are slang terms for I.C.
Integrated Circuit,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_circuit

For your motherboard the motherboard chipset is a Northbridge chip, and a Southbridge chip.

{So aptly named Northbridge, and Southbridge, for the relation of how they sit on the motherboard.
Looking at a motherboard as if it were a map, the Processor sits to the North.

The Northbridge chip sits close to the Processor.
The Southbridge chip sits to the 'South' on the motherboard }

The Northbridge chip handles the faster capabilities of a computer.
It handles the Processor, Ram Memory, and High-speed graphics.

The Southbridge chip handles the slower capabilities of a computer.

4) Motherboard Diagram,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Motherboard_diagram.svg

Knowing what processor socket is used, and what Northbridge chip, we can accurately determine what processors are supported.

CPU-Z is a tiny, free program that without opening your computer, tells you what hardware is installed on your motherboard.
Tells you what processor socket, and Northbridge chip are used, for one.

5) This is information on CPU-Z. Shows you a screenshot of the user interface of CPU-Z,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CPU-Z

Left-click on the CPU-Z user interface to the upper right of the page, to enlarge it.
(Under the bold CPU-Z heading)

When CPU-Z opens it automatically opens to the CPU tab.
(Central Processing Unit. Another term used is Microprocessor, or simply Processor for short)

To the right of - Package - tells you what processor socket is used.
Clicking on the Mainboard tab tells you what motherboard chipset is used.

6) CPU-Z download page,

http://www.cpuid.com/downloads/cpu-z/1.56-setup-en.exe

Left-click on Download now! in the purple rectangular box.
A small window will come up on the right side -
Opening cpu-z_1.56-setup-en.exe

Left-click right on Save File
Another small window will come up on the left.
In the header at the top of this small window, tells you where the file will download to.

In the wording may be Desktop, or My Documents, or Downloads.

Desktop: The file will be on your desktop screen.

My Documents: Left-click on Start, then on My Documents

Downloads: Left-click on Start, then on My Documents. DOUBLE-click on Downloads.

When you see the file name DOUBLE-click right on it.
Follow the easy installation instructions.

Go back to your desktop screen. Double-click on the CPU-Z icon.
When CPU-Z has loaded, come back here in a Comment, and tell me;

1) In the CPU tab, what is stated to the right of - Package

2) Left-click on the Mainboard tab.

What is stated to right of;
A) Manufacturer
B) Model
C) Chipset
D) Southbridge

Regards,
joecoolvette

Sep 11, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I would like to upgrade my cpu. Can I put a larger cpu? I have a compaq EVO D510 with a 1.8 processor.


You can upgrade the speed of the CPU. Of course in order to do that you must know the motherboard capabilities. If the motherboard is upgradable to 2.0ghz processor with the same specs with your 1.8ghz processor then you can upgrade. If the motherboard is un-upgradable, my suggestion is to replace the motherboard, get a new processor, memory module, etc. Meaning you just bought a new computer. For the mean time, upgrade your memory module. Un-install the software that you don't need. Especially the one the eats up the processor speed.

Jul 12, 2010 | Compaq Evo D510 Minitower (Open Box)...

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Averatec 1020 cpu seems glued to motherboard. Is this possible? I am trying to upgrade the cpu with a new 1.6 intel processor. I have removed the heatsink and there is no release lever or anything else...


CPUs are a snug fit. Be sure there isn't a lever to release the chip. Most Pentium processors do have the lever. Use a chip puller to pull the CPU. Absolutely do not use screwdrivers or pliers. Chip puller is best to give even pressure on both sides and allows pulling straight out.

Oct 03, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I want to upgrade to use ocz platnum memory. I have a acer aspire 1.8 gig 3100+ processor. No shielding. Most kits are discontinued. What type of heat shielding and fan is used if I can find the 1.8 gig...


You are using a very old socket/CPU I very much doubt you will find a retailer that sells new kits or whatever your looking for (kinda hard to decipher your question) As for shielding, shielding for what? wires?
Also you really wont have any performance gain upgrading to a 3200 over a 3100+

I'd recommend upgrading your board totally to a 939 or higher like a AMD AM2 platform. Then you can browse dozens of OCZ kits and have many dual and quad processors to choose from.

Apr 20, 2009 | AMD Sempron 3100+ 1.8GHz 256k Socket 754...

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Problem running ship simulator 2008


I just purchased this same mobo with a 2400+ AMD XP CPU and it's quite fast for my Rail Simulator game. I have a 2800+ cpu that I will be trying soon. Good reference on this is at link: http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/mb-MSI/KT3V_KT4V_(MS-6712).html . there you can find the max CPU that will work with your mobo. Good luck! -

Nov 22, 2008 | MSI KT4V (MS-6712) Motherboard

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Cpu upgrade for zv6000


Most of the newer processors use a different socket.

The Socket 939 chips go up to an Athlon 64 X2 4400+.

However: keep in mind that your computer's bios may not be setup to use newer CPU's. The only way to tell is to check compaq's web site for updates or just to buy a CPU and try it.

Good luck!

Dec 03, 2007 | IBM ThinkPad T22 2647 Notebook

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Upgrade from 600 MHz to 1 GhZ


According to this review, you can upgrade as far as a 2 GHz P4-M at least; http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1895,669029,00.asp Other than that, i have been unable to find the details of your motherboard - if you can post the make and model (should be printed on it somewhere) then I would hope to find a more complete list of compatible and incompatible processors. Gateway themselves no longer offer online info or support for this model, but the motherboard details should enable me to find out what you need to know. Waiting for your post :)

Nov 04, 2006 | Gateway Pentium III , 600 MHz (1515824)...

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