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Is it possible to upgrade Presarios?

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January 10, 2002 7:34:57 PM

A friend of mine has a Compaq Presario 5600i. He wants to make it a little faster. He was thinking of a video card, since it only has PCI slots, I suggested a PCI card with the nVidia chip. But he would probably see a bigger improvement if he upgraded his processor. Currently it's a Pentium II running at about 400-450mhz.

Can the CPUs of this Compaq be upgraded? And to what speed can he upgrade to 900mhz, 1.2ghz?

Plus can he move to a Pentium III?

I myself don't know too much about things like this and so I'm hoping someone who knows much more about this can really help.

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January 11, 2002 1:15:53 AM

Email Powerleap to see if their Celeron 1200 iP3/T kit will work.

What's the frequency, Kenneth?
January 11, 2002 3:36:36 AM

only thing worht upgrading on a compaq is the memory, and not even that worth it. if he's considering upgrading make him save some mroe money and build himslef a computer that will ahve a continual upgrade path. but if he insists on upgrading, an invida geforce from an integrated vga card would do more justice than a few hundred megahertz.

repeat after me, we are all individuals!
January 11, 2002 3:04:26 PM

Sell Compaq, make a good box, upgrade done, happy user. :) 
I used to have a compaq, didn't cost me anything but I would never get another. Not even for free.

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