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I have an HP Pravilion dv8000 and I am wondering of teh cpu can be up graded, if yes, to what power. Also can teh ram be up graded. Thanks Geoff Suton

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What cpu does it have now?
Yes ram can be upped if U have less than 512 M.
After finding out what cpu and ram U have, check on

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