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hi i have a HP a1620.uk, full spec:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00796350&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=3285319

motherboard spec:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00783668&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=3285319#N450

latest BIOS update (3.19):

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=pv-54482-1&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&os=228&product=3285319&sw_lang=

direct BIOS download:

ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software9/COL20705/pv-54482-1/sp35100.exe

i really need quad core support =/

any help would be greatly appreciated. =D

wouldnt let me insert links directly.

I basically want to upgrade to a q8200 quad core CPU, or overclock my existing CPU.
if it helps, im currently on 3.16, all i want is an upgrade to a core 2 processor, can someone atleast please tell me if this bios mod is possibile? Sad

Hi biosmodder,

Can you please give me an example proccerssor you were looking at to purchase so I can look it up in the microcode tables.

Thanks,
TheWiz
(02-16-2011, 06:03 PM)TheWiz Wrote: [ -> ]Hi biosmodder,

Can you please give me an example proccerssor you were looking at to purchase so I can look it up in the microcode tables.

Thanks,
TheWiz

hi i would like to update to a intel core 2 Q8300, intel info link:

http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=39107
if it helps, my chipset is the intel 945G, i tried looking for a 'donor' bios, but im really not sure about what to choose and how to choose it.

thanks for all your help,Blush
(02-20-2011, 04:54 AM)biosmodder12 Wrote: [ -> ]if it helps, my chipset is the intel 945G, i tried looking for a 'donor' bios, but im really not sure about what to choose and how to choose it.

thanks for all your help,Blush

since my chipset is the 945g(http://ark.intel.com/chipset.aspx?familyID=8765) , is the e6700 the best i can go to? ( http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=27251 )
please could anyone help, i tried finding a 'donor' bios but dont know what to look forHuh, and i need to order the CPU by the end of this month =(

any help is much appreciated.
OK im sorry i didn't notice this request!

First , CPU mods work better if you get acquire a testing chip first! Therefore if the mod still doesnt work or you end up with a dead motherboard then you havent spent a lot of money on a new cpu that you cant use. We can go through the correct steps to help add the CPU support but sometimes the cpu still wont work!

You have mentioned you have the Intel 945G chipset. This chipset supports Intel Pentium 4, Pentium D, Celeron D, Core 2 Extreme, Core 2 Duo with an FSB of 533/800/1066 so in theory (THEORY being a very important part of this sentence) , you should be able to throw in an Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 3.06ghz. However this depends on a lot of things.

Would you mind telling me what CPU is currently in the machine? Its important to more or less match the TDP of the current CPU. The E7600 has a TDP of 65W (Power/Heat Levels)

Theoretically , if the TDP is similar , the chipset supports the CPU , the CPU physically fits in the slot and the BIOS contains the correct CPU Microcode (Which we can add in!) the CPU should be recognised.

Try getting hold of any Core 2 Chip to test with! They all use similar microcodes anyway so for example if a low end e6xxx works then the high end e7600 should too (And perhaps quad cores too as they use the same microcode ID but no promises because apparantly the 945g chipset doesnt officially support Core 2 Quad!)

Admin
(02-25-2011, 08:11 AM)1234s282 Wrote: [ -> ]OK im sorry i didn't notice this request!

First , CPU mods work better if you get acquire a testing chip first! Therefore if the mod still doesnt work or you end up with a dead motherboard then you havent spent a lot of money on a new cpu that you cant use. We can go through the correct steps to help add the CPU support but sometimes the cpu still wont work!

You have mentioned you have the Intel 945G chipset. This chipset supports Intel Pentium 4, Pentium D, Celeron D, Core 2 Extreme, Core 2 Duo with an FSB of 533/800/1066 so in theory (THEORY being a very important part of this sentence) , you should be able to throw in an Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 3.06ghz. However this depends on a lot of things.

Would you mind telling me what CPU is currently in the machine? Its important to more or less match the TDP of the current CPU. The E7600 has a TDP of 65W (Power/Heat Levels)

Theoretically , if the TDP is similar , the chipset supports the CPU , the CPU physically fits in the slot and the BIOS contains the correct CPU Microcode (Which we can add in!) the CPU should be recognised.

Try getting hold of any Core 2 Chip to test with! They all use similar microcodes anyway so for example if a low end e6xxx works then the high end e7600 should too (And perhaps quad cores too as they use the same microcode ID but no promises because apparantly the 945g chipset doesnt officially support Core 2 Quad!)

Admin

hi i currently have an intel pentium d 820 dual core 2.8ghz, Max TDP is 95W,spec:
http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=27512

and i recently upgraded my PSU from 300W to 550W to support my gts 450 GPU =P.



Quite a huge thing I think we all overlooked. Isn't there a version 5.23 for this board that seems to have much more up-to-date CPU code?

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=pv-60363-1&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=3552345&os=2093&lang=en

Thanks,
TheWiz
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