Updating intel cpu

neville106, Feb 3, 10:17am
i have ahewletpachardmbsoc 775
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp!lang=en&cc=us&objectID=c00638516

currentlyrunning a 3 Ghzsinglecore

iacnsee from theinfothat icanruna3.6 dualcorewith a4mbcacheificangetmyhandsononcpu.
Inoticethat quadcore processorscomeoutwiththesamesocket 775. Socan isafelyrun aquadcoreinsteadof adualcorewiththis board !Oramipushingthingstofarandjuststickwith thedualcore.

Otherconsiderationshowfastcan igoonramspeed !
I amrestrictedto2 Gbofram and amusingwindowsXP homeDOS

owene, Feb 3, 8:58pm
What are you doing with the PC that requires such a magnificent increase in performance!


neville106, Feb 3, 9:04pm
Just givingit agoodsolidboostup. Everythingelseworksperfectly.And its agoodmulti mediacomputer. So this lookslike acheapoptionforme.

vtecintegra, Feb 3, 11:26pm
You can only run the CPUs on the supported list which means no modern architectures

None of the supported ones are particularly good performers, the Pentium D 9xx is the best you can do

duggin, Feb 3, 11:55pm
You're currrently running a 3Ghz P4 cpu.You can get a 3.2 or 3.4 P4 they're scarce - but at that small upgrade in speed you probably would not notice any improvement.On benchmark you would see slightly higher figures, but to really "see or feel" any increase you need to go to a 3.6 or higher.Don't like your chances of getting a 3.6.Have never seen a 3.6 cpu advertised on TradeMe.Depending on your OS, you could increase your RAM to 3-8GB and/or install a faster hard drive, but that's about the cost I'd go to.

To replace your box (should it blow) would be about $60-80.Just to give you some perspective in any upgrades you might consider.

duggin, Feb 3, 11:55pm
You're currrently running a single core 3Ghz - not a P4 3ghz!You can get a 3.2 P4 or 3.4 P4.They're scarce - but would be "hyper-threading dual core".You may well notice some improvement.On benchmark you would see slightly higher figures, but to really "see or feel" any increase you need to go to a 3.6 P4 or higher.Don't like your chances of getting a 3.6.Have never seen a 3.6 cpu advertised on TradeMe.Remember you'd be looking at a 775 P4 cpu.

Depending on your OS, you could increase your RAM to 3-8GB and/or install a faster hard drive, but that's about the cost I'd go to.

To replace your box (should it blow) would be about $60-80.Just to give you some perspective in any upgrades you might consider.

babcorp, Feb 4, 12:47am
If it ain't broke don't fix it.

neville106, Feb 4, 4:39am
Thisboxoriginaly had512 Mb of DDR2SINGLE RAM STICK512MB 1RX8 PC2 4200U 444 12 ZZ.

So goingupto2 Gb ofram, speedsthingsup.

I can getmyhands on a pentuim dualcore3.6 Ghzwitha4 Mbcache.
Intel Pentium D 3.6/4M/800 Socket 775 dual core CPU

960 SL9APBX80553960 processor

Product Identifiers
Brand Intel
Processor Model Intel Pentium D 960
MPN BX80553960
UPC 0735858182416


Key Features
Clock Speed 3.6 GHz
CPU Socket Type LGA775 Socket
Multi-Core Technology Dual-Core
Processor Quantity 1
Product Type Processor


Cache Memory
Installed Size L2 4 MB ( 2 x 2 MB )


Expansion / Connectivity
Compatible Slots 1 x processor - LGA775 Socket


Other Features
Bus Speed 800 MHz
Manufacturing Process 65 nm
64-bit Computing Yes
Architecture Features Execute Disable Bit capability, Intel 64 Technology
Platform Compatibility PC


Miscellaneous
Package Type Intel Boxed

this istheprocessor iamthinkingofgettingtoreplacemyold3Ghzsinglecore. Question is.will itwork!

neville106, Feb 4, 4:54am
addedcore iscalledpresler

mrfxit, Feb 4, 5:10am
Is your current cpu a Celeron (128kb/ 533 bus)
the single core Pentium (2mb / 800 bus) is a fairy good difference along with a 7200rpm hdd & 2gb ddr2
You may already have a 7200 rpm hdd
That cpu is fairly easy to get & WILL drop straight in.

Another hickup with upping from a single to a dual is bios compatibility & sometimes even a bios flash won't fix that

neville106, Feb 4, 5:38am
currentsetup is apentium 43.06 Ghz cpu socket 775

buss speed is 800/533 Hz
hasa160 Gb satahard drive7200 rpm

mrfxit, Feb 4, 6:48am
Now you have confused me a little . bus speed 800 OR 533

neville106, Feb 4, 6:58am

mrfxit, Feb 4, 7:05am
What you need is what I just transplanted in to my workshop computer
3ghz /2mb cache/ 800fsb & is a direct drop in.

neville106, Feb 4, 7:11am
okaydidthespeed increase!

michael.benn, Feb 4, 8:07am
Depends on what your doing. Truth be told you'd probably see a bigger difference with just more RAM than with changing the CPU.

neville106, Feb 4, 8:24am
well ramwil bechangedupto2GB across2slots

neville106, Feb 4, 8:28am
okayi justcamebackfrom afriendsgrabbedhis olddell chip775 2Mbcache

bootsup abitfaster

mrfxit, Feb 4, 8:20pm
Cool.
Between the bigger chip/ 2gb ram & a fresh install of your o/s, it should be fairly happy after that.

NEVER under estimate the difference a fresh install can do after a few hardware mods.

neville106, Feb 5, 1:50am
thatscool,justboughtsomeDDR2 ram6400 2 x 1Gb sticks

has alatency 5 5 515

so should be anicefastramfor me

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