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Can I upgrade the processor in my HP Pavilion 690-00xx?

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HP pavilion 690-00xx
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Starting to improve my desktop and upgraded the RAM by another 8gb (it's now 16gb altogether). I'm wanting to know if I can upgrade the processor myself on the motherboard so it goes from i5 to i7?


Main specs are:

Linc's 843b motherboard

Intel core i5-8400

CPU @ 2.80ghz

16gb RAM 

Windows 10 64-bit

Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050Ti


Any help is appreciated, I'm competent enough with tinkering just want more expert advice before going all in.

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Your machine should be similar to the following machine


              HP Pavilion Gaming Desktop 690-0038


Sorry, the above machine use AMD CPU, and yours uses Intel CPU.  I can't find a machine with Intel CPU to compare. What is your machine ?



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