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Acer Aspire X3300 Cpu upgrade

himaryukhimaryuk Posts: 66Member

I have Acer Aspire X3300 CPU AMD Athlon (tm) 2 X3 425 2.7Ghz socket AM3, I like to upgrade the CPU, to four or six cores, what is the maximum cores and speed I can install?Do I need to upgrade the BIOS as well?

Any help is very much appreciated

Thank you.

FAQ & Answers

  • laurent_14laurent_14 Posts: 6,914ACE Pathfinder

    Hello,

     

    Here are the original processors of Aspire XC3300:

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    KC.AE202.400CPU.ATHII.400e/2.2G/3x512K/45W
    KC.AT202.215CPU.ATH2.215/2.7G/2X512K/65W
    KC.AT202.620CPU.ATH.620/2.6G/4x512K/95W
    KC.PH202.710CPU.PHEN2.710/2.6G/1.5M/95W/C2
    KC.PH202.720CPU.PHEN2.720/2.8G/1.5M/95W/C2
    KC.PH202.805CPU.PHEN II.805/2.5G/2M/95W/C2
    KC.PH202.810CPU.PHEN II.810/2.6G/2M/95W/C2
    KC.PH202.910CPU.PHEN II.910/2.6G/95W/C2
    KC.PH202.925CPU.PHEN II.925/2.8G/95W/C3

    It's the same heatsink for all processors and the same PSU of 220W.

  • himaryukhimaryuk Posts: 66Member

    Hi,thank you for the information.

    Can I use either Athlon2 CPU or Phenom CPU in this model with same fan and heatsink?

    is my CPU then the highest speed and cores for this model?

    I saw in the download section of this model an option to download BIOS for 6 cores CPU!!!is that relevant to upgrade the cpu?

    thank you.

  • Garfield1Garfield1 Posts: 1Member New User
    What is the largest CPU I can put in my Acer Aspire AX3300
  • billseybillsey Posts: 5,874ACE Pathfinder
    Processor:
    • AMD Phenom II X4 925/910/810/805 processor
    • AMD Phenom II X3 720/710 processor
    So it looks to me like the Phenom II X4 925 is best
    Click on "Like" if you find my answer useful or click on "Yes" if it answers your question.
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