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What CPUs will fit on my motherboard?

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1

    What CPUs will fit on my motherboard?

    I dont really know where to put this question, but I guess here is the place. I recently got a new computer, and I want to change the CPU on it, just so I can do more things in Windows. I want a quad core, but I am dubious any will fit on my motherboard. Right now, there is an AMD E1 1500 on it with a 'BGA413' socket. Would anyone know of any CPU's that would fit on my motherboard?

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  2. #2

    It looks like you can run the C series, E series, E1 series and the E2 1000 series "which you are running now" of AMD processors.

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    The Contemplator
    Doncaster, UK
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    Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

    It will be very difficult and expensive to change the CPU on your motherboard. BGA stands for Ball grid array - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, and specialised equipment is needed to install and remove these components from PCBs (they are surface-mounted, and not actually socketed).
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  4. #4

    Actually the BGA-413 is the package. FT1 is the socket type. List of AMD Accelerated Processing Unit microprocessors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    This sounds to be a pretty straightforward CPU replacement.
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