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ephesus
04-09-2007, 08:43 PM
Is it possible to replace a current Intel Celeron 32bit CPU with a P4 64bit CPU? Don't seem to be able to buy a P4 32bit CPU. Most retailers website only offer 64bit. Advice welcome. Thanks.

Bantu
04-09-2007, 08:51 PM
Does your motherboard support P4 64Bit?

ephesus
04-09-2007, 08:56 PM
No..I don't think so. It only says it supports LGA775 up to P4 3.20Ghz.

Bantu
04-09-2007, 09:08 PM
Check Trademe for one of those then would be a good start maybe. Or some dealers might still have some left in stock.

PB Technologies http://www.pbtech.co.nz are showing 3 x 3.0Gb P4's on their site.
C1 http://c1com.co.nz showing but not sure if out of stock or not.
PC Gear - http://www.pcgear.co.nz/home.php?cat=167

wainuitech
04-09-2007, 09:15 PM
Several available from some of my vendors also, both P4 3.0 & 3.2

ephesus
04-09-2007, 09:43 PM
Several available from some of my vendors also, both P4 3.0 & 3.2

Are u in Chch. Down here trying to upgrade a relative's computer. Need it asap before I go back to akld.

wainuitech
04-09-2007, 09:50 PM
You may try contacting PCtek (http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/member.php?find=lastposter&t=82598) I think shes in ChCh look in the profile for details. She may be able to help you ?

I'm In Wellington - and its a Wet / Windy Wellington tonight:lol:

ephesus
04-09-2007, 09:53 PM
You may try contacting PCtek (http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/member.php?find=lastposter&t=82598) I think shes in ChCh look in the profile for details.

I'm In Wellington - and its a Wet / Windy Wellington tonight:lol:

Yeah..its wet and windy here in chch too. was thinking of going skiing tomorrow but have to cancel it now. Pity about the new 1/2 metre snow in mt hutt today. Relative's computer comes first.

Laura
05-09-2007, 02:10 AM
You may try contacting PCtek (http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/member.php?find=lastposter&t=82598) I think shes in ChCh look in the profile for details. She may be able to help you ?

I'm In Wellington - and its a Wet / Windy Wellington tonight:lol:

Pctek is in Southland

Pete O'Neil
06-09-2007, 09:10 AM
Is it possible to replace a current Intel Celeron 32bit CPU with a P4 64bit CPU? Don't seem to be able to buy a P4 32bit CPU. Most retailers website only offer 64bit. Advice welcome. Thanks.
Check your motherboard manufacturers website for BIOS updates chances are the motherboard probably supports the new Pentium D as well. Do you know what chipset your motherboard uses?

Anything with a LGA775 socket should be fairly easy to find a CPU for, the LGA775 Pentium's aren't that old. Theres even a small chance you may be able to use a Core 2 Duo which would be a huge performance increase.

SolMiester
06-09-2007, 10:53 AM
Why does the OP think they need a 64bit cpu? are they using more than 3Gb RAM?
All the P4 64bit cpu's are also 32bit!

I'm with Pete, go for a C2D if the chipset supports it, the socket does!