CPU change : need to know

  breakpointz 07:37 06 Nov 2013

Hello there people,

I'd like to know if i can change my CPU from INTEL to a dual core AMD without changing all the motherboard thingy.According to CPUI-D i got this PC specifications :

1">[click here that's not possible can you give me any suggestions of CPU's i could use and any site i could buy them from?

Thanks in advance.


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 09:17 06 Nov 2013


Intel and AMD processors use entirely different socket arrangements

Your link didn't work so we need to know the exact make and model of the motherboard to advise further

  breakpointz 16:01 06 Nov 2013

Thanks for the fast reply.Makes me sad it can't be done and sorry for the broken link..Here is a link with a text file :

click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:25 06 Nov 2013

That link doesn't work either I will not allow Mega .nz to download 50 meg of data to nmy machine to view a 48k text file

just look at the serial number on the motherboard and post that number in this thread.

  breakpointz 20:35 06 Nov 2013

Sorry to bring so much trouble with those links , totally not my intention...hope i did the right thing this time...if not consider this thread closed and thanks for the effort, Best regards.

Intel(R) Processor Identification Utility Version: 4.75.20130916 Time Stamp: 2013/11/05 20:16:44 Operating System: 6.1-7601-Service Pack 1 Number of processors in system: 1 Current processor: #1 Active cores per processor: 1 Disabled cores per processor: 0 Processor Name: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 925 3.00GHz Type: 0 Family: F Model: 6 Stepping: 5 Revision: 9 Maximum CPUID Level: 3 L1 Instruction Cache: 12 Kµops L1 Data Cache: 16 KB L2 Cache: 2 MB Packaging: LGA775 Processor 1 ID = 0 Number of cores 1 (max 1) Number of threads 1 (max 1) Name Intel Pentium 4 631 Codename Cedar Mill Specification Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.00GHz Package (platform ID) Socket 775 LGA (0x2) CPUID F.6.5 Extended CPUID F.6 Core Stepping D0 Technology 65 nm Core Speed 2992.5 MHz Multiplier x Bus Speed 15.0 x 199.5 MHz Rated Bus speed 798.0 MHz Stock frequency 3000 MHz Instructions sets MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, EM64T L1 Data cache 16 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size Trace cache 12 Kuops, 8-way set associative L2 cache 2048 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size FID/VID Control yes FID range 14.0x - 15.0x VID range 1.116 V - 1.292 V


Northbridge Intel 946PL/GZ rev. C1 Southbridge Intel 82801GB (ICH7/R) rev. A1 Graphic Interface PCI-Express PCI-E Link Width x16 PCI-E Max Link Width x16 Memory Type DDR2 Memory Size 3 GBytes

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:41 06 Nov 2013

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