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Processor upgrade for my Asus P4V8X-MX motherboard

I am currently running a Pentium 4, 3.00 GHz, processor with 1 GB of ram. I am interested in speeding things up, as it's slowing down with age. About 3 years old now.
QUESTION: What are my Processor upgrade options for this motherboard. Does a new processor necessarily mean new memory? I think my memory is DDR... but I wouldn't swear to it.
Thanks for any info.
Tommy

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  • imafort Feb 04, 2008

    Thank you for your time and assistance. Looks like I'm going to need a new motherboard, processor and memory, but that's okay. The increase in speed will be worth it.

    Thanks!

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Look..I dont know exactly your mainboard ,but one thing Im sure and Ill say to you..the old ddr and sdr are already history.
today we are almost at the beginning of ddr3 age..so I suggest you to upgrade the ramms.
and for this you have to change the mainboard.
the board you have is quite limited in the processor upgrade..speaking of this period we are crossing now with core 2 duo pentium processors..and theese sure arent suported by your board..
so my friend..I suggest you to leave this board because she already had her great time and place and jump to the present.
I suggest you a well equilibrate board..maybe a intel if you want to remain intel,or abit,even asus...and like processor I suggest the small core 2 duo e 4300..its quite cheap and does all you need..and the rams...well definettly take 2 G ddr2 800 Mhz..you will find them cheaper than ddr simple..
good luck..bye bye

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Ya it has ddr u could beef ram up aint much chip u can get higher in this mobo need new mobo to run quad cores amd ect is am2+ mobo better cheaper ram too get more up to 8 gb 16 sum mobos on new egg

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    ya it will be case power also

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    Yeah, it was a bit hard to find, not being a currernt model I was stuck on the Asus site trying to find out for you.
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    Or higher, it says. But doesn't say how higher. It's a fair assessment that if it is a Pentium 4 socket 478 chip, it should work. Then it's a case of choosing one that suits your budget.
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    A short-cut to the english manual, here - http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/sock478/p4s533-mx/e1187_p4s533-mx.pdf

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