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Mister_Brooks
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help : i need upgrade CPU ( Hp Compaq dc7100 SFF )

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Hello

i have ( HP Compaq dc7100 SFF - Motherboard Model : HP 097Ch . 356033-002 )

HP Compaq dc7100 SFF

i update BIOS to v02.14

need upgrade CPU from ( intel Pentium 4 520 2.80GHz - Socket 775 LGA ) To ( intel core 2 Quad Q6600 2.40GHz LGA775 ) or any Processor good for Gaming

Is this possible ?

If Motherboard does not accept this, I can change it

What is the best Motherboard for my model ( Compaq dc7100 SFF ). supports Processor good for Gaming

Please respond quickly

thanks.

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Mister_Do
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Re: help : i need upgrade CPU ( Hp Compaq dc7100 SFF )

Hi Mister_Brooks,

 

In general small form factor PCs are not designed for gaming. Gaming requires a lot of processing speed, graphics capabilities, and power. Running games makes the PC work harder and this generates a lot of heat. SFF PCs don't have a lot of fans or ways to remove heat quickly from the PC. That's why this is more of a Business PC.

 

To make this PC better for games (and depending on the game), you may need more than just a processor upgrade.

 

To see what options your PC has, here are the specifications you can use to compare to any hardware you are looking to buy:

http://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/template.PAGE/public/psi/learnUseDisplay/?sp4ts.oid=41011...

 

I hope this helps. I'm sorry I don't have a good quick recommendation for you on the processor.

...an HP employee just trying to help where I can, but not speaking on behalf of HP.
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Mister_Brooks
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Re: help : i need upgrade CPU ( Hp Compaq dc7100 SFF )

Hi
I do not mean big Games
Only games simple and Computer Speed
I've upgrade the graphics card to nvidia geforce 610 GT 1GB
And I can upgrade motherboard and processor and RAM and hard disk.
i Only needed to motherboard compatible with dc7100 SFF and supports best processors so I can upgrade the processor ...
thanks.

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Mister_Brooks
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Re: help : i need upgrade CPU ( Hp Compaq dc7100 SFF )

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no reply O_o please help

i going to buy Intel Pentium Dual-Core Desktop Processor E6300, LGA775 CPU 2.8GHz

You would be appropriate for my computer ????

 

 

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Paul Tikkanen
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Hi:

 

The processor yu want to buy for your dc7100 SFF will absolutely not work.

 

Below is the link to the quickspecs for your model. See page 5 for the list of supported processors.

 

Only the Pentium 4 processors listed will work and I do not recommend upgrading past the Pentium 4 650 due to the excess heat that will be generated by the higher wattage processors.

 

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/11948_div/11948_div.PDF

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