How do i upgrade my cpu

i have an Intel motherboard, i used CPU-Z to get my information on the board, here is the link they gave me: , this is the text file the program gave me:
Processors Information

Processor 1 ID = 0
Number of cores 1 (max 1)
Number of threads 1 (max 1)
Name Intel Pentium 4
Codename Northwood
Specification Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.40GHz
Package (platform ID) Socket 478 mPGA (0x2)
Extended CPUID F.2
Brand ID 9
Core Stepping B0
Technology 0.13 um
Core Speed 2400.0 MHz
Multiplier x FSB 18.0 x 133.3 MHz
Rated Bus speed 533.3 MHz
Stock frequency 2400 MHz
Instructions sets MMX, SSE, SSE2
L1 Data cache 8 KBytes, 4-way set associative, 64-byte line size
Trace cache 12 Kuops, 8-way set associative
L2 cache 512 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
FID/VID Control no

Thread dumps

CPU Thread 0
Topology Processor ID 0, Core ID 0, Thread ID 0
Type 01001001h
Max CPUID level 00000002h
Max CPUID ext. level 80000004h
Cache descriptor Level 2, U, 512 KB, 1 thread(s)
Cache descriptor Level 1, T, 12 KB, 1 thread(s)
Cache descriptor Level 1, D, 8 KB, 1 thread(s)

0x00000000 0x00000002 0x756E6547 0x6C65746E 0x49656E69
0x00000001 0x00000F24 0x00010809 0x00000000 0x3FEBFBFF
0x00000002 0x665B5001 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x007B7040
0x80000000 0x80000004 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000000
0x80000001 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000000
0x80000002 0x20202020 0x20202020 0x20202020 0x6E492020
0x80000003 0x286C6574 0x50202952 0x69746E65 0x52286D75
0x80000004 0x20342029 0x20555043 0x30342E32 0x007A4847

MSR 0x0000001B 0x00000000 0xFEE00900
MSR 0x00000017 0x000A0000 0x00000000
MSR 0x0000002C 0x00000000 0x12110012
MSR 0x000001A0 0x00000000 0x00000089


Northbridge Intel i845G rev. A1
Southbridge Intel 82801DB (ICH4) rev. 01
Memory Type DDR
Memory Size 1024 MBytes
Memory Frequency 133.3 MHz (1:1)
CAS# latency (CL) 2.5
RAS# to CAS# delay (tRCD) 3
RAS# Precharge (tRP) 3
Cycle Time (tRAS) 6
DRAM Idle Timer 16

Don't know if this is important or not, how do i know what processor to buy, i look on ebay and i don't know sh*t, so i thought someone could help me with buying a processor, if not help, you can have me look for the right one or maybe even find one that would work for me and then i could go from there, any help, please, i've been looking online for the past hour and a half, maybe even two, and i haven't learned a fu*kin' thing. Thank you.
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  1. Yeah, a new computer would be advised over a cpu upgrade.
  2. Well Thanks, I mean that, my pc is a piece of sh*t, i admit that, it's just that, i'm trying to figure out what's wrong with it, so i'm trying all the cheapest methods i can think of to fix it, i thought the cpu could be a problem, so that was my next try. thanks though.
  3. Best answer selected by adik559.
  4. Probably not. What problems are you having?
  5. The computer restarts on me for no apparent reason, i'm trying to figure out what i'm doing wrong and seeing what websites i'm at and i'm going to try and figure this out, i do know this though, i do go to porn webcams, :D , and it seems to crash there and youtube if not all the time, but when it does restart, i'm usually at one of those sites, the website i go to is, now this is for help, don't go there if you don't want to, it's: maybe that site might help, i don't know, but yeah that's why i want to upgrade, i think the psu is faulty.
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