Check at CPU World web site you might fine more Info on the celrons there. What Kind of HD interface do you have , If it's a SATA you may want to leave the CPU alone and get a SSD HD You will get a major performance boast just by changing Hard drives. I did this with a older HP laptop and now it's like a New Machine. and I had a 1.6 Core 2 Duo. . Now it runs like it has a quad core.