The time now is I don’t care much for multi-rail psu’s https: Computer powers off in sleep mode I purchased this computer back in and only recently started upgrading it. Copyright – , Tech Support Forum. I am interested in selecting the fastest most compatible processor for this mobo? So that is the way to go on the memory.

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Good luck with the upgrade. Resolves intermittent issue with resuming from suspend mode. It was just the meaning of the, and higher. I didn’t think I would receive such a quick response. Thanks for your replies.

I have to disconnect both of the mb power supply plugs and move them out of the way to install the memory. Corday, I’m just looking to experiment and play right now. Copyright -Tech Support Forum. Just because the socket size is correct doesn’t mean the MOBO can handle it. Recommendation is 4X1 to get 4GB. Originally Posted by twajetmech The was released inso that ptgr1-la be okay.

So that is the way to go on the memory.


If I just purchase two more of the same my computer should run with 4 GB total and will make a significant difference. Specs for the computer and motherboard are listed on the following URLs: I found one for a 3. Since the version of XP you are running is a 32bit OS you can’t take advantage of more than 3.

Corday, Ok thanks again for your comments. My mobo has 4 slots, 2 are empty. Do I need to find another 4 pin or will a 3 pin work? I know what you said in Post 4, but this could turn into an expensive hobby and the finished product might not work.

Some of the early core 2 duo had a bus speed of Mhz, so may be compatible. Hello and welcome asks the TSF.

I understand I will have to also upgrade PSU as well but I would greatly appreciate it if someone could point me in the right direction. It will work but set voltage in bios Smart Fan. Also, a gaming PC is never finished.

A small upgrade is possible. BB code is on.

Upgrading Pentium 4 CPU on HP/ASUS PTGD1-LA (Grouper-UL8E) Motherboard

OK, I found the relevant specs after I got home. For some reason, the chip has only 1 MB of L2 cache, but is almost three times as expensive as the chip with 2 MB of L2 cache.


As far as the mobo, the only thing I don’t like about it is the fact that I can’t overclock it, but it’s still the fastest of my 5 desktops. I also found this old link Xp loves 1Gb and really hums with 2Gb, more than that and its a point of dimishing returns on money invested. Computer powers off in sleep mode Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links.

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From the your spec sheet it will take the CPU upgrade with no problem. I will eventually purchase a whole new system but for now I just want to gain some working knowledge. Be careful on trying to make it too “modern”.