Upgrading Averatec 3700 series CPU

Hello,
I had a question about upgrading, or if it is worth it at all, an averatec laptop. The part in question was the CPU in particular, or, if there would be any other part worth upgrading to improve the performance of the laptop. Any advice would be much appreciated.

Laptop: Averatec 3700 series
Specs:
* CPU: Mobile AMD Sempron 3000+ (1.8Ghz)
* OS: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
* LCD Size: 12" XGA (1024x768) traditional anti-glare screen
* Optical Drive: CD Burner / DVD reader
* Hard Drive 60 GB
* Memory 512MB DDR (upgraded to 1.5GB), shared with video
* Wireless LAN: 802.11g
* Dimensions: 10.79" x 8.82" x 1.21"
* Weight (lbs.) 4.2 lbs.

Thanks
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  1. Upgrading RAM will probably give you the best performence. 1GB should be fine for XP, even better would be 2GB but those SO-DIMM DDR is expensive
  2. You can upgrade the cpu.You'll have to look long and hard to find one.Or might find one the first try.You might have to see about upgrading the cooler for the cpu as well.You could upgrade your HD to one a little bigger and faster.There are 7200 rpm hard drives with 16MB caches for under $100 for notebooks nowadays.Otherwise there is not much more that can be done.Goodluck.

    Dahak

    ASUS P5N-D
    C2D E8500 STOCK
    ZALMAN 9500 CPU COOLER
    2X2GIG DDR2 1066 IN DC MODE
    TOUGHPOWER 850WATT PSU
    EVGA GTX 260
    SMILIDON RAIDMAX GAMING CASE
    LG 24IN WS LCD 1920X1080
    250GIG HD/500GIG HD
    LOGITECH G15 GAMING KEYBOARD
    G5 GAMING MOUSE
    LOGITECH Z-5500 5.1 SURROUND SYSTEM
    500WATS CONTINUOUS,1000 PEAK
    WIN XP PRO
  3. Dahak said:
    You can upgrade the cpu.You'll have to look long and hard to find one.Or might find one the first try.You might have to see about upgrading the cooler for the cpu as well.You could upgrade your HD to one a little bigger and faster.There are 7200 rpm hard drives with 16MB caches for under $100 for notebooks nowadays.Otherwise there is not much more that can be done.Goodluck.

    Dahak

    ASUS P5N-D
    C2D E8500 STOCK
    ZALMAN 9500 CPU COOLER
    2X2GIG DDR2 1066 IN DC MODE
    TOUGHPOWER 850WATT PSU
    EVGA GTX 260
    SMILIDON RAIDMAX GAMING CASE
    LG 24IN WS LCD 1920X1080
    250GIG HD/500GIG HD
    LOGITECH G15 GAMING KEYBOARD
    G5 GAMING MOUSE
    LOGITECH Z-5500 5.1 SURROUND SYSTEM
    500WATS CONTINUOUS,1000 PEAK
    WIN XP PRO


    How do i go about finding a CPU that will work with my system? What things in particular do i have to look for? Any recommendations?

    Thanks
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