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How can I check whether I have a 2nd or a 3rd gen i5 possessor

I was looking into upgrading my processor from an i5 to an i7 but I can't remember if it was 2nd or 3rd gen how can I check for this
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  1. what processor is it?
  2. the pc gamer said:
    what processor is it?


    Im not sure all i know is that its an i5 intel quad core processor here is the only link I could find to a newer version of my computer http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Asus+-+Essentio+Desktop+-+6GB+Memory+-+1TB+Hard+Drive/6957646.p?id=1218817159222&skuId=6957646

    I also got my computer about a year ago
  3. do you the box do you have any software on your computer that can tell you?
  4. the cpu fits the sku profile of a i5 3350P
  5. if it is an i5 3350p its a 3 rd gen
  6. Au_equus said:
    the cpu fits the sku profile of a i5 3350P


    but I still don't know what type of processor I have or how to check what kind I have
  7. was it a 2000 or 3000
  8. the pc gamer said:
    do you the box do you have any software on your computer that can tell you?


    the pc gamer said:
    was it a 2000 or 3000


    I can't check until tomorrow I'm on vacation on my laptop I wasn't expecting answers this quick
  9. alright i will check in tomorrow
  10. Best answer
    use CPUID's CPU-z
  11. Au_equus said:
    use CPUID's CPU-z


    thank you
  12. anytime
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