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Is it possible to replace the CPU on my Asus X200MA?

Ok so I have an Asus X200MA and I was wondering if it is capable of getting it's CPU replaced or if it's current CPU is permanent
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1answer
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PC overheats when at BitLocker password prompt

I have very strange problem... first, some details: Windows 8.1 Pro motherboard: ASUS Z87-A Intel core i7-4770k CPU cooler: Corsair H90 (hydro) chassis: thermaltake mk-1 I've encrypted my system ...
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Windows 8.1 - System process uses 1 core up to ~90% constantly

Asus N550JV comes with Windows 8 installed. I prefer 8.1 so I installed Windows 8.1 on my machine. Downloaded all the specified drivers on Asus Support Page, not to mention my whole system is up to ...
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0answers
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Asus P8Z77-i Deluxe, Cold Boot Issue

Alright, so when I turn on the computer, the DRAM LED lights up. The computer might restart once or twice, but not always. After a minute or two, if I restart the machine it will start up just fine. ...
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Disabling System Interrupts in Windows 7 - (high CPU usage, semi solved)

I know the system interrupts topic is pretty common with varying solutions but I had a question about how to implement a solution in Windows 7 the way I did in Ubuntu 12.04. Background: Bought an ...
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CPU overheat after cleaning the fan

I have decided to clean my computer. I opened it, removed the fan from the CPU and cleaned it. It was jammed with a lot of dust. After I put it back, and it rotates much smoother and better, I started ...
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Connecting an ATI GPU to my old P5S800-VM AsusTek motherboard

Hello people of the internet, I am very interested in hardware but have almost 0 experience, so I am very sorry if I have written something incorrect here. I have an old computer lying around, and i ...
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Which top CPU for “support 45nm Multi-core CPU” motherboards? [closed]

In my test desktop PC, I have motherboard ASUS P5K (specs link). The specs say "Support IntelĀ® next generation 45nm Multi-core CPU". Which CPU should I buy to get the maximum power from this ...
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windows 7 with ubuntu on virtual box on asus x401a very slow

I installed virtual box and loaded ubuntu 12.04. Everything seemed to work once loaded, but it simply was dead slow. I saw afterwards that the processor on this laptop, intel B970, does not support ...
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536 views

What BIOS settings should I tweak to maximize performance? [closed]

What are some BIOS settings that I should tweak to maximize performance of a dual-CPU workstation (if I don't care about power consumption)? I have an ASUS Z8NA-D6. update I have two Xeon x5670s on ...
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1answer
776 views

Does the Asus P8Z68-V LX support 3rd generation Intel Core I5 processors? [closed]

I'm having some trouble shopping for a hardware upgrade while trying to stay within budget. According to the specifications on their web page, the P8Z68-V LX provides the following CPU supoprt: ...
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Computer stopped working when multiple cores enabled

My computer started freezing while booting Windows 7 or linux. I recently discovered that I can boot only when a single core is enabled in the BIOS. I didn't add/remove hardware or update BIOS. No ...
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2answers
244 views

Can someone explain these confusing CPU temperature readings?

So I'm running an i5 in an ASUS P8P67 M-Pro board and for whatever reason I'm getting some confusing tempature readings. HW Monitor is reading my CPUTIN at 92C but my core temps are only at 38C. I've ...
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How does Motherboard and CPU affect RAM choice?

I am seeking advice on which memory to use with my motherboard and CPU. Below are my components and some relevant information extracted from their official websites. NOTE: Although this is a very ...