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Pegatron M2N68-LA/HP Narra3-GL8E: CPU Upgrade
#41
i have found one from pcupgrade.co.uk

http://www.pcupgrade.co.uk/productdetails.asp?ProductID=8024&categoryid=562

but it has a different model number than the 2 you gave me..do you think it will still work ?

what with all the flooding in thiland and HD prices going through the roof i am happy to wait for a while, bit of shame really cuz i could do with one...never mind, if it's just my HD lowering my WEI score then thats fine i can live with that.

i have a spare hd 3450 which is fine with movies so if all goes to plan and i get a new cpu then in 1 or 2 yrs i'll probably just give this one along with the 3450 to my parents, they'll like that..not really into pc's and upgrading only surfin the net, it'll be fine for them.
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#42
Hi,

I've got a HP Pavilion a6511.uk that has a M2N68-LA (NARRA3) motherboard with bios version 5.14, it current has a AMD 64 x2 4600 processor. I want to upgrade the processor to a AMD Phenom x4 9500 processor. The HP support pages specify that the board supports this processor, but when I install it I get nothing. By nothing I mean the PC powers up (no flashing power light or beep codes) but I get no video at all (tried onboard video and graphics card).

I believe that BIOS v5.17 may have the support I'm looking for, can anyone help?

Thanks.
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#43
Hi,

According to the official HP documentation, your motherboard supports the following:-

Quote:Socket type: AM2+
Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
Phenom with Quad Core (Agena) technology (AM2+) up to 9600 (up to 95 watt)
Athlon 64 X2 with Dual Core technology X2 up to 5600+ (up to 89 watt)
Athlon 64 less than 4000+
Sempron less than 3800+

Based on this info , the x4 9500 should work fine Smile

Upgrading to the latest available BIOS version is always recommended before attempting a CPU Upgrade.

I was unable to locate v5.17 for the Narra3 board, looks like v5.14 is the latest on the HP Site!!

Update: Searching around, there IS a v5.17! but it seems to be for the Narra3-GL8E , not your motherboard!

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I will not be held responsible for anything that may go wrong with your BIOS, and by downloading a modded bios you are held responsible for what you choose to do with it. Big Grin


Looking for a whitelist disabled HP bios?
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#44
Thanks for the quick response.

(01-09-2014, 05:45 AM)1234s282 Wrote: Update: Searching around, there IS a v5.17! but it seems to be for the Narra3-GL8E , not your motherboard!

Actually, checking the HP site it lists my motherboard as Narra3-GL8E (HP Pavilion a6511.uk).

So it may be worth me trying that bios update, can you point me to it?

Thanks
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(01-09-2014, 07:03 AM)dadoes Wrote: Actually, checking the HP site it lists my motherboard as Narra3-GL8E (HP Pavilion a6511.uk).

So it may be worth me trying that bios update, can you point me to it?

Thanks

try the v5.63 BIOS from here.

I originally had bios v5.10 for my HP m8417c computer using an M2N68-LA Narra3-GL8E board and successfully updated to v5.63 almost a few years ago.
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