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I have an eMachines T3642 and need to know if I can change the processor

By farrentodd
Sep 13, 2012
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  1. Please let me know I like the amd brand and cant afford much but would like to make it better if I can and if I can change it what can I put in it the mother board is a MCP61SM2MA gateway is the manufaturer bios name is phoenix-award workstation bios v6.00pg the processor is a AMD Athlon (tm) 64 Processor 4000+ the CPU id is AMD64 family 15 Model 95 stepping 3 the socket designation is a socket AM2 if you need any more let me know
     
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    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,094   +1,521

  3. farrentodd

    farrentodd TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 28

    That is the mother board the only listing of the motherboard I get from a system program and all it is telling me is mcp61sm2ma nothing else how do I find out the othere numbers so I can get the right cpu and will it help a lot or not much
     
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,094   +1,521

    There should be a full model number printed on the motherboard, often located somewhere by the CPU socket.
     
  5. farrentodd

    farrentodd TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 28

    What I can find is the number MCP61SM2MA-RS2H it says winfast

    And what would be the top prossor I can use and what bio;s will I have to download for it and how do I flash the bios to get the new prossor to work thank you for all the help
    :)
     
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  7. farrentodd

    farrentodd TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 28

  8. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,094   +1,521

  9. farrentodd

    farrentodd TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 28

    Thanks for your help om what would be the best one for the best rezolts on my pc and are you shure my bios will be fine
     
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    farrentodd TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 28

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    farrentodd TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 28

     
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    farrentodd TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 28

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