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.
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Re: Processor upgrade for my Asus P4V8X-MX motherboard
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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First, your pc5300 memory runs default at 6300Mhz, not 333. Perhaps your motherboard Front Side Bus line is 333 in which case the memory will drop to that speed, but if the FSB and memory match speed, then it would run at 6300. Since you have an older unit, I would suppose you are running only 333, and that is average speed for that config. In addition, you are only running 1 gig RAM, which is woefully inadequate for Windows 7, so everything you do is going to be slow.
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Personally i would recommend to upgrade ram then install win 7 Regards Uttam Windows 7 requirement If you want to run Windows 7 on your
PC, here's what it takes:
1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit)
or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
16 GB available hard disk space
(32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
DirectX 9 graphics device
with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
whats your ram speed? if it reach to 1GB then you can install. but think twice coz' it will slow down your lapto.
If you want to run Windows 7 on your PC, here's what it takes: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit) 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit) DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
Slow computer can also cause by alot of software install on your system that is using the resources of your computer like the Memory and Processor, so first thing you can do is to remove some unneeded software that you have on your computer and then after that try also running a scan on yuour computer with a good anti virus and anti malware because can also slow your computer down...
You did not post what operating system you have. There are a lot of things that can cause a computer to run slow. RAM is big issue More so than the CPU. The series of CPU that you have is upgradeable by 4 models but the gains are modest. There is also an issue of availability of the processor because that model is 12 years old. Another issue that you need to look into is the programs that are running when the system starts.
Memory: Each memory slot can hold DDR PC2700,DDR PC3200 with a maximum of 1GB per slot. You may purchase here. This will give you the biggest speed increase.
CPU: I could not find specs for which cpus this motherboard supports. However, I had one of these same machines and succesffuly swapped out the celeron processor for a pentium 4 processor, 2.53 GHz. You should be safe finding a used processor on ebay that's a Pentium 4 2.2 GHz and it should work for you.