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Upgrading my CPU

By zabuddy ·
Hello, I just bought an older PC (about 6 years old) to do some exploring with it. It didn't come with any manuals. I want to upgrade my CPU. It currently has a 266 AMD chip and a socket 7. What will be the biggest and best performance CPU that willfit and work properly. Thank You

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by dmiles In reply to Upgrading my CPU

Consider the Super Socket 8,which is a AMD upgrade CPU
You will need to take in consideration the motherboard and the bus speed and the biggest and best performance may only be approximately 10 to 20 percent performance increase if that.
All components have to mesh togeather to see any significant increase.
Ref:
www.pcupgrades.com
www.evertech.com
http:\\peripherals.about.com/library/weekly/aa091699.htm
www.tomshardware.com

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