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Best way to upgrade my hp presario R3000

Hi

Hardware currently on board:

Intel Pentium 4 CPU 3.00 GHz
System says 640 MB of RAM, though it's supposed to be 1GB - suppose its got to do with operating system (Wiindows XP service pack 2)
ATI on board graphics 128 MB
60 GB HDD
Everything is DDR (laptop about 4 years old)

I'd like to upgrade my laptop so that I can install Windows Vista, play games like Sims 3 and Spore, and run Adobe Master Suite without any hicups. There is also a large possibility that I'm going to South Korea soon, so would you advise me to have special components built there? I reside in South Africa depending on what you want hardware can be very expensive here.

Michelle

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I want to upgrade my cpu, but dont know how to go about it.


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it is not complicated for upgrade the desktop.as per my knowledge ur system configuration is-

Key Features
Form Factor Mini Tower
Processor Intel Pentium 4 1.6 GHz
Installed Memory 256 MB (SDRAM)
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Recommended Use Business

ur system processor and memory both will be upgrade.
 
Memory-
RAM Technology SDRAM
Installed RAM -256 MB 
Max Supported RAM 3 GB
Installed Video Memory 32 MB

Processor-
Processor Type Intel Pentium 4
Processor Speed 1.6 GHz
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Upgradability Upgradable

Audio / Video-
Audio Output Type Sound Card
Max. Video Resolution 1920 x 1440

Hard Drive-
Hard Drive Capacity 40 GB
Hard Drive Interface DMA/ATA-100 (Ultra)

Thanks,

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If you want to upgrade you unit be sure that the motherboard socket are totally fix with the processor. The compatibility is important because if it is not compatible the motherboard can not support the processor,

Good luck !!!

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