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Mozart_X

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Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« on: August 07, 2006, 09:11:33 PM »
I'm considering upgrading my 1.4 Banias to a 2.0 Dothan. Is this possible? Also, I'm confused about compatibility. Is SL7EM considered doable for the X1000 series?


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Windows XP Pro SP2
1.5GB PC2100 RAM
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Re: Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2006, 04:32:58 AM »
I have not upgraded my processor since it's a 1.6 and I'm still under warranty, but I believe any Dothan with a 400 MHz bus speed will work fine.  I have not taken the laptop apart, but there are images of how to do it in the forum so you can check them out.  I believe others here have done the same upgrade you suggest so maybe one of them will stop in and get back to you.
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Re: Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2006, 04:51:41 AM »
Thx KF Man. I was a 'regular' member years ago under the original domain name - but glad to see that you were able to preserve most of the valuable resources/how-tos. I received response from HP, and they indicated that the S7 is not compatible with the X1000 - but support is usually very conservative and not necessarily accurate.

Thanks again.
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Travelstar 60GB 7200RPM HD
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15.4" WSXGA+
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Re: Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2006, 06:10:10 AM »
Most likely they are being conservative, but sometimes processors have weird distinctions that make them incompatible.  Judging from the state of tech support in general, I'm guessing that it would work fine and that the tech support person didn't really know what he/she was talking about.  Like I said before, I would wait and see what others have to say.  Great to see some people coming back these days, but traffic has definately slowed down.
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Re: Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2006, 09:07:41 AM »
Thanks. Yep, traffic is not the same as yesteryear but that's understandable. I've been shopping around and finally placed HP NC-series and Lenovo on my shortlist but decided the upgrade route because those machines aren't exactly cheap! Upgrading isn't cheap either but it is cheaper ;)

I am not so fond of the consumer LTs these days but that is mostly subjective since my requirements are very specific (ie. keyboard layout,+WSXGA resolution, etc)  After playing around with a few new models at the local BestBuy/Staples, the X1000 feels right at home - perhaps the X1000/ZT3000 build quality spoiled me so those who own these machines shouldn't take them for granted.

Well, I ordered a 2.0GHz 400fsb dothan so I will report how things go sometime next week...
Compaq Presario X1000
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Windows XP Pro SP2
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Travelstar 60GB 7200RPM HD
DVD/CDRW Combo
Intel Pro Wireless 2100 & Bluetooth
15.4" WSXGA+
64MB Radeon 9200

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Re: Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2006, 10:00:16 AM »
Ok, good luck with your upgrade.  I know what you mean, I'm sad that I can't find a laptop that compares with my current one, especially the WSXGA+ screen that I love so much.  I have recently been looking at smaller 14" models and 1280x800 would be acceptable for that, but not on a 15.4" notebook.  It's really tough finding another laptop this good so I'll have to get going if I ever plan to get another.  For now it's good enough, but I'm thinking smaller would be better since I carry my laptop everyday during school.
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Re: Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2006, 11:45:01 AM »
Ok, good luck with your upgrade.  I know what you mean, I'm sad that I can't find a laptop that compares with my current one, especially the WSXGA+ screen that I love so much.  I have recently been looking at smaller 14" models and 1280x800 would be acceptable for that, but not on a 15.4" notebook.  It's really tough finding another laptop this good so I'll have to get going if I ever plan to get another.  For now it's good enough, but I'm thinking smaller would be better since I carry my laptop everyday during school.

I may be doing 14" next time as well. One particular model that intrigued me was the Lenovo Z61t 14.1" with WXGA+ 1400x900. Now that LCD monitors are getting so cheap I'm leaning more towards portability and using a larger LCD monitor+port replicator for home base.

As an FYI, I did not order the 'SL7EM' designation which are prolific on eBay. Just a regular Intel 755 400FSB Cpu @ 2.0Ghz
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Travelstar 60GB 7200RPM HD
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Re: Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2006, 07:18:51 PM »
I was looking at a few Lenovo's as well, I also just started looking at the HP nc6400, but it's a little bit expensive.  It also can do a resolution of WXGA+ which is my new target in a 14" laptop.  As for the processor, I bet that one will work just fine then.
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Re: Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2006, 01:39:36 AM »
Hi, any news? How did this go? Am interested in doing something similar.

Mozart_X

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Re: Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2006, 06:28:31 AM »
Sorry for the delay. Had trouble locating the part (2 orders that didn't go through due to incorrect inventory info). Hopefully I'll be receiving the CPU tomorrow. Which machine do you have?

Hi, any news? How did this go? Am interested in doing something similar.
Compaq Presario X1000
Pentium M 1.8 GHz
Windows XP Pro SP2
1.5GB PC2100 RAM
Travelstar 60GB 7200RPM HD
DVD/CDRW Combo
Intel Pro Wireless 2100 & Bluetooth
15.4" WSXGA+
64MB Radeon 9200

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Re: Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« Reply #10 on: August 28, 2006, 08:02:38 AM »
after weeks dealing with various vendors and getting shipped incorrect parts and other delays, I finally got a 1.8 CPU and everything is working fine - great as a matter of fact. I'll be holding on to the x1000 for a long time ;)
Compaq Presario X1000
Pentium M 1.8 GHz
Windows XP Pro SP2
1.5GB PC2100 RAM
Travelstar 60GB 7200RPM HD
DVD/CDRW Combo
Intel Pro Wireless 2100 & Bluetooth
15.4" WSXGA+
64MB Radeon 9200

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Re: Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« Reply #11 on: October 10, 2006, 03:35:58 PM »
I'm considering upgrading my 1.4 Banias to a 2.0 Dothan. Is this possible? Also, I'm confused about compatibility. Is SL7EM considered doable for the X1000 series?


Thanks!

X1000 1.4


YES, Just upgraded mine today!

mikebetz42

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Re: Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« Reply #12 on: October 10, 2006, 08:09:03 PM »
CPU-Z 1.37 report file
 
Processor(s)   
 
Number of processors 1
Number of cores 1 per processor
Number of threads 1 (max 1) per processor
Name Intel Pentium M 755
Code Name Dothan
Specification Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 2.00GHz
Package Socket 479 mPGA
Family/Model/Stepping 6.D.6
Extended Family/Model 6.D
Brand ID 22
Core Stepping B1
Technology 90 nm
Core Speed 597.7 MHz
Multiplier x Bus speed 6.0 x 99.6 MHz
Rated Bus speed 398.5 MHz
Stock frequency 2000 MHz
Instruction sets MMX, SSE, SSE2
L1 Data cache 32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
L1 Instruction cache 32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
L2 cache 2048 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
 
Chipset & Memory   
 
Northbridge Intel i855GM rev. A3
Southbridge Intel 82801DB (ICH4-M) rev. 01
Graphic Interface AGP
AGP Revision 2.0
AGP Transfer Rate 4x
AGP Side Band Addressing supported, enabled
Memory Type DDR
Memory Size 1024 MBytes
Memory Frequency 132.8 MHz (3:4)
CAS# Latency (tCL) 2.0 clocks
RAS# to CAS# (tRDC) 3 clocks
RAS# Precharge (tRP) 3 clocks
Cycle Time (tRAS) 6 clocks
 
System   
 
System Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
System Name Compaq Presario X1000 DM773A#ABA
System S/N C........Q
Mainboard Vendor COMPAL
Mainboard Model 0860
BIOS Vendor Hewlett-Packard
BIOS Version 68BAL Ver. F.55
BIOS Date 07/14/2005
 
Memory SPD   
 
Module 1 DDR, PC2700 (166 MHz), 512 MBytes, Xerox
Module 2 DDR, PC2700 (166 MHz), 512 MBytes, Xerox
 
Software   
 
Windows Version Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (Build 2600) 
DirectX Version 9.0c

x1000talk

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Re: Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« Reply #13 on: March 11, 2007, 08:30:57 PM »
FYI - I just upgraded someone's x1050US from a 1.4 Banias to a 2.0 Dothan!  Works great!

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Re: Looking to upgrade my 1.4 CPU
« Reply #14 on: March 13, 2007, 01:43:21 PM »
x1000talk,

What Intel 755 CPU was that, the SL7EM?   I'm watching several of those on eBay right now. I'm also watching some 765 Dothan 2.1GHz 400 FSB CPUs.  They're all the SL7V3 part.  I doubt that the 765 is MUCH better then the 755, but I'd be interested in knowing if it will work in my X1050.

I still use my old X1050 almost every day at home, but now use the much lighter (4.1 lb) M4000 on the road.  I have 5 desktops too, but the laptops get most of the use.

Also, I really appreciate this forum being kept up.

Thanks,

BWBuy


Compaq X1050, 1.4GHz, 768MB, 60GB 7200rpm

Sharp PC-M4000, 1.73GHz, 1GB, 80GB 5400rpm