New CPU

  gmpy1 14:55 12 Jun 2007
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Hi am useing a KTUltra (MS-6380E v1.X mother board, 1Gb of memory, with a athlon 1800 cpu,
?? is it worth getting a new CPU ..if so wich one???
thanks

  howard64 15:08 12 Jun 2007

probably not there is very little chance of finding anything much better for that mobo wait till it is time to replace mobo cpu and ram

  skidzy 15:22 12 Jun 2007

Howard64 is quite correct,i believe your board will upgrade to Athlon XP 3000+ Barton chip however i really dont think your going to see much difference.

Wait till its time for a new mobo or pc and go for a dual core setup.

  keef66 15:46 12 Jun 2007

I have the same mobo but with an Athlon 2100+. A while ago I concluded a cpu upgrade was pointless because I can only find suitable chips on Ebay, they are relatively expensive, and I'm not convinced I'd see the difference.

My next 'upgrade' will be to core 2 duo / pci-express DX10 graphics / DDR2 memory / SATA HDD's / Vista etc etc. ie a completely new pc

  EJ1947 19:54 12 Jun 2007

A good site I used recently to check for a similar upgrade click here
Put your details where it says add comment and they reply within 24 hours with a recommended upgrade. Or yours may be on the list already.

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