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Upgrading my CPU

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January 2, 2011 1:33:33 AM

I have a Gateway DX4200-09 and Im looking to upgrade the CPU. I've already upgraded the Power supply and video card to 550 and 1gb but I'm not sure how I go about this, and which CPU's will work. I'd appreciate the help if anyone knows that would work or what'd be best. Thanks.

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January 2, 2011 1:48:28 AM

How do I find out which CPU's work with my motherboard?
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January 2, 2011 1:49:50 AM

Check the BIOS.
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January 2, 2011 1:54:39 AM

Yeahhh, Im not sure how to do that. Is there a link you could provide me with that would go further into detail about how to do that?
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January 2, 2011 2:00:14 AM

Do you have the manule still...or did you throw it away like the other 99% of us/
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January 2, 2011 2:14:13 AM

I dont think I do, I hvae a starter guide but thats all. I can't find one online either, so I dont think there is one.
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January 2, 2011 3:09:37 AM

Then try hitting any of the 'F' jeys in oerder when you enter POST after pwering on your computer. Usually, it is F6.
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January 2, 2011 4:05:04 AM

Alright I went into my menu but I don't understand how that helps me figure out which CPU's are compatible.
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January 2, 2011 4:13:40 AM

Make a list of the BIOS:

The Company
the BIOS # and the Version of the BIOS.

Also, give me the name of your motherboard.
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