How do I upgrade my processor

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ive heard about issues about a bios and junk, and i dont want to mess up my Cpu, i have an intel x86 464Mhz proscessor, and my bios is from 2000, can i upgrade to a better proceesor


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Hi and Welcome to Techspot!! :)

We need to know first about your mobo (motherboard ;)). What make and model is it?

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TS Rookie
Upgrading my processor

Hello, my name is John

I too would like to know how to upgrade my processor. I have an HP desktop, HP Pavilion a1020n with an Intel Pentium 4 Processor. I just recently added 2 GB of ram to it so now I have a total of 2.5 GB of ram. I also bought a 500 GB external hard drive. But overall, my cpu usage is still running at 100% when I run a few programs. I'm considering buying an Intel dual core 2 processor (the fastest one on the market) to upgrade my cpu, but I am not sure if this could be possible.

So my question is, how would I know what mobo I have and all the other information necessary for a processor upgrade?

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