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May 12, 2012 12:58:24 AM

my pc is an emachines el1352g-01w with an AMD sempron 145 2.8Ghz. would i be able to upgrade it to an AMD Black Edition - Phenom II X2 3.4 GHz

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May 12, 2012 1:04:53 AM

No, they use completely different sockets. You would need to upgrade your motherboard, ram, essentially an entirely new system in order to use it in your system.
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May 12, 2012 6:41:51 AM

amuffin said:
No, they use completely different sockets. You would need to upgrade your motherboard, ram, essentially an entirely new system in order to use it in your system.


from what ive seen they both use the AM3 socket
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May 12, 2012 5:14:41 PM

Then you should be able to upgrade, sorry for the prior post. Make sure you update to the most recent bios and then install the processor.
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May 12, 2012 6:13:33 PM

There is a good chance you will be limited to a 95 watt cpu. Make sure this is not the case before getting a new cpu
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