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Upgrading my processor without changing my motherboard

I have a pentium 3 450mhz processor and would like to upgrade it without changing my motherboard how do i get a new one in this style

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A pentium 3 processor is probably in a Socket 370 socket.

None of the current processors would fit in this socket, so you would want to look at second-hand computer stores / markets or maybe in your local classifieds.

It might be worth checking what speed processors your motherboard can support up too before buying one.

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