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New Processor

By geoman71
Sep 27, 2005
  1. Hello,
    Im looking for a new processor for my PC, I currenty have an Intel Pentium 3 processor 550MHZ and its too slow. The motherboard model is an I440BX-ITE8671. Does anyone no what Processors would be compatible with my motherboard and what would be the best one I could get. Im new enough to this sort of stuff so sorry if I ain't makin sense. I can get more info about PC if needed.

    Any help would be very much apprciated. :giddy:
     
  2. vnf4ultra

    vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,388

  3. IronDuke

    IronDuke TS Rookie Posts: 856

    What make is the board? Look for the manual on the maker's site.
     
  4. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    At best you could probably upgrade to a 1GHz Pentium 3 (based on a Coppermine core). Faster Pentium 3s & Celerons that used that form factor are probably based on the Tualatin core & not compatible with your motherboard.

    It might be easier & actualy cheaper to start from scratch with a new system.
     
  5. geoman71

    geoman71 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Im 90% sure the manufacturer is Intel, I might be wrong. Ive used a few applications to try and find out who the manufacturer is but none of them have found out.
     
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