Updating processor in compac r3000
While lacking some of the bells and whistles of other “multimedia friendly” competitors, its minimalist styling is both sleek and functional.
Its powerful JBL Pro speakers, DVD and CDR/W combo drive and 15.4-inch screen make this an excellent choice for multimedia use as well.We replaced a 256meg memory stick with this one and it seems to be doing a little better than before. But if I got a new processor in it, it will be even faster.It definetly functions better than the replaced memory as far as letting the computer boot up. I had windows 7 professional and am now putting windows 8 consumer preview on it. I believe the issue that are holding this stick back from preforming better have nothing to do with the stick itself , but with the aging laptop that it was installed in. The reason it is getting a star off is that it is not doing as described in the multiple reviews and that the memory had to be "overclocked" to get the decribed speed. Compaq’s R3000 line of Pentium 4 notebooks is a solid performer with good looks and good features.Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products.
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Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: Bought this RAM chip for my old Compaq Presario 3000T. Was able to install Win 7 without a problem after that (to replace my old and sluggish Win XP).
Chip arrived in two days as promised under the Amazon Prime program.
At over eight pounds it certainly isn’t the most portable laptop available, but the weight compares favorably to competing products.
If you’re looking for a sturdy laptop that is somewhere between ultra-portable and a desktop replacement, Compaq’s R3000 line, while not being flashy or innovative, is a good choice.
With the laptop PC marketplace flooding with both ultra-portable solutions and heavy desktop-replacement notebooks, some of the best deals can be found in the mid-sized category.