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Winger2
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 23, 2005 12:25 pm     Post subject: My Computer.. Reply with quote

ahh..alright, I let my parents pick out a computer a few months ago..and basically it sucks. It came with 256 mb RAM..which I've since added a 128 stick..so its at least respectable. It runs on a Celeron processor..which I hate, but when I looked at removing it, it looked almost soddered on..is that possible? Also..how do I check which motherboard my computer is using? like..I want to know the specs on it..sorry, I'm just now getting into the "building your own computer" stuff haha
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 23, 2005 2:23 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

For detailed info on the insides/guts of your computer, download SANDRA: http://www.sisoftware.net/

As for if the CPU is soldered on, it shouldn't be. Ever since the 486 era, Intel decided to use ZIF sockets, for easy removal and insertion. I sure hope they didn't solder it on, it would probably be a dumb idea to do so with any CPU nowadays.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 23, 2005 9:10 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

However, it might be the fan that not soldered on but rather has a heatsink substance on it. There are rumors you can free it then "pop" it off but I highly doubt that.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2006 2:04 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

yeah i wanna take out my celeron but i think its stuk,
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 02, 2006 12:49 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Elign, compaq and hp soldered em on so people can't remove them and replace them. This due to the fact that it voids the warranty.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 02, 2006 2:56 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

AdamN wrote:
Posted: Sun Jan 23, 2005 6:25 pm
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