Question about Compaq Presario SR1050NX (DW257A) PC Desktop
No Donnie, the motherboard for the Compaq Presario SR1050NX won't support an AMD Athlon 64 processor.
The reason why is;
A) The Processor socket on the SR1050NX's motherboard is a Socket A. (Also known as Socket 462)
Hp Support > Compaq Presario SR1050NX > Specifications > Motherboard Specifications >
CPU = Central Processing Unit. Another term used is Microprocessor, or Processor for short.
Look to the right of the CPU heading:
Socket A (Processor socket)
This is the Socket A processor socket used on your motherboard,
You can click on the photo of the Socket A processor socket, to the upper Right, to enlarge.
The AMD Athlon 64 line of processors came out after the Socket A, and used the Socket 939 first.
Then on to the Socket AM2.
(Socket 940 for some models)
List of AMD Athlon 64 Microprocessors,
Posted on Oct 12, 2010
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