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What processor can I upgrade to? (currently have an AMD C-60)

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Ok so I needed a budget computer so I purchased an Acer Aspire One 722. I now have a little more cash and instead of going through the process of selling the netbook and buying a new computer I was wonering if I could just upgrade the processor to increase its speed.

I looked on the website and it says it has a A50M chipset. Does anyone know what my options for upgrading the processor would be?
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Socket FT1.
AMD E300 (not really an upgrade)
AMD E350
AMD E450

That upgrades your GPU as well. (6290 to 6310/6320)
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I put a 40GB Intel SSD in my Aspire one. And it went from very slow compared to Sig rig, to usable thumb.gif
It's never going to be a gamer! But it's quite fast for a netbook tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by insyxion View Post

All of that is garbage, no point wasting money. If is damn slow.

All your options, mate smile.gif If those even work!
You can't just slap a 2500k to any mobo smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by insyxion View Post

All of that is garbage, no point wasting money. If is damn slow.

OCN is supposed to be about helping others find solutions ....not to criticize and attempt to humiliate....food for thought thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by mrinnocent View Post

OCN is supposed to be about helping others find solutions ....not to criticize and attempt to humiliate....food for thought thumb.gif

meh redface.gif I too expected something in the lines of "thanks for taking the time finding the info that I couldn't find myself about CPUs I could upgrade to, even though most netbook users don't have such options AT ALL"...

But again, meh smile.gif

edit: oh, wait, that wasn't OP!? The lack of avatar and pretty similar looking name confused me. In that case - sorry, OP && insyxion, what's yar problem, mate?!?
Edited by ronnin426850 - 4/21/12 at 5:15pm
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meh redface.gif I too expected something in the lines of "thanks for taking the time finding the info that I couldn't find myself about CPUs I could upgrade to, even though most netbook users don't have such options AT ALL"...
But again, meh smile.gif
edit: oh, wait, that wasn't OP!? The lack of avatar and pretty similar looking name confused me. In that case - sorry, OP && insyxion, what's yar problem, mate?!?

lol...glad we got that straightened out biggrin.gif
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OCN is supposed to be about helping others find solutions ....not to criticize and attempt to humiliate....food for thought
OCN is an enthusiasts forum.
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All of that is garbage, no point wasting money. If is damn slow.
+1
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Thank you ronnin and achilles for your suggestions. I like the E-450 but I don't know if anyone sells these processors by themselves. If anyone knows who would sell just the processor please let me know.

Also trying to find a value SSD since that's good for whatever I do. What speed was the 40 GB SSD?
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Originally Posted by jem52690 View Post

Thank you ronnin and achilles for your suggestions. I like the E-450 but I don't know if anyone sells these processors by themselves. If anyone knows who would sell just the processor please let me know.
Also trying to find a value SSD since that's good for whatever I do. What speed was the 40 GB SSD?

From my personal researches, best value SSD is the OCZ Vertex 3. It was rather cheap, and performance is amazing according to specs:
Quote:
90GB - 180GB Max Performance
Max Read: up to 525MB/s
Max Write: up to 500MB/s
Random Write 4KB: 50,000 IOPS
Maximum 4K Random Write: 85,000 IOPS
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