Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/11/27/qanda_athlon_sse_2/

How can I make an old CPU SSE 2 compliant?

Chip conundrum

By Chris Mahon

Posted in Hardware, 27th November 2009 10:34 GMT

Q&A I’ve an old desktop that runs on an AMD Athlon XP2500+ and recently found I couldn't install new software because the CPU is not SSE 2 compliant.

Barring changing the processor is there anyway of getting around the problem, perhaps with software?