replacement cpu

  stourry 14:55 22 Aug 2004

have picked up an old pc with cirex111 266 chip socket 370. would like to see if could replace chip and any help in finding replacement or better would be appreciated dont have much to spend on this machine
thanks in advance

  stourry 14:57 22 Aug 2004

sorry forgot to give m/b details its a PCCHIPS M758LMR

  woodchip 15:07 22 Aug 2004

Only place you will find one of those is a Computer fair they will be old second hand chips

  Diemmess 15:15 22 Aug 2004

It is a fact of life that the old chip is only replaceable as a gift from someone's junk box or perhaps by searching Ebay.

Unless the old one is dead and you are sure that it is the CPU that is faulty, and not something else on the motherboard, I would suggest you stay with what you have.

If you search for a "manual" at PCChips website you should be able to see what faster chip your mobo can take. My guess is you are about at top limit now.

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