Processor Upgrade for HP a6720y model ! (687 Views)
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emilhuy11902
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Registered: ‎04-30-2010
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Processor Upgrade for HP a6720y model !

Hey,

I  just want to upgrade my processcor from 2.2GHz to higher around 3.00 GHz.

But i dont know which processcor which i can use to upgrade.

Is there anybody know which processor i can use to upgrade my processor ?

 

Base processor
Phenom-9550 (A) 2.2 GHz (95W)
  • 3600 MHz HyperTransport 3.0
  • Socket AM2+
Chipset
GeForce 9100
Motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Pegatron
  • Motherboard Name: M2N78-LA
  • HP/Compaq motherboard name: Violet-GL8E
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Big_Dave
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Registered: ‎07-17-2009
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Your motherboard will support these processor models.  Be sure you have the latest bios before you upgrade.

 

If you are after gaming performance then get a bigger video card and a bigger power supply most likely.  ATI and NVIDIA performance specifications.

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HP e9280t, i7-960, 12GB, Vertex 3 120, ATI 4850
HP DV9700, t9300, Nvidia 8600, 4GB, Crucial C300 128GB SSD
HP Photosmart Premium C309G, HP Photosmart 6520
HP Touchpad
Custom i7-4770k, 8GB, Vertex 3 SSD, Samsung EVO SSD, Corsair HX650,GTX 760
Custom i7-3770k, 8GB, Vertex 3 SSD, Samsung EVO SSD, Corsair HX650, GTX 660TI
Windows 7/8 UEFI/Legacy mode, MBR/GPT
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emilhuy11902
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Registered: ‎04-30-2010
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Re: Processor Upgrade for HP a6720y model !

How do I check that I have a lasted BIOS verison ?

and can you give me that BIOS list updates or something similar to that ?

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Big_Dave
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Registered: ‎07-17-2009
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When you boot up, look for the bios level on the bottom of the HP blue screen.  Verson 5.21 is posted as the latest version for your PC.  Look here.

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HP e9280t, i7-960, 12GB, Vertex 3 120, ATI 4850
HP DV9700, t9300, Nvidia 8600, 4GB, Crucial C300 128GB SSD
HP Photosmart Premium C309G, HP Photosmart 6520
HP Touchpad
Custom i7-4770k, 8GB, Vertex 3 SSD, Samsung EVO SSD, Corsair HX650,GTX 760
Custom i7-3770k, 8GB, Vertex 3 SSD, Samsung EVO SSD, Corsair HX650, GTX 660TI
Windows 7/8 UEFI/Legacy mode, MBR/GPT
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