Hardware How are my PC specs? Is it possible to replace an AMD APU?

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I already have this PC, but I'm just wondering what you guys think of it. It can run everything I try on it so far, but I feel like I may need to upgrade my APU in a year or two. Is it even possible?? Here's the info -

OS
MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1

CPU
AMD K12 45 °C
Llano 32nm Technology
4x 1.5GHZ, automatically runs up to 2.5GHZ when needed

RAM
8.00 GB DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24)

Motherboard
Hewlett-Packard 1805 (Socket FS1) 44 °C

Graphics

Generic PnP Monitor ([email protected])
AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6620G (HP) 44 °C
512MB VRAM

Hard Drives
625GB SAMSUNG SAMSUNG HM641JI SATA Disk Device (SATA) 41 °C

Optical Drives
hp DVDRAM GT31N SATA CdRom Device

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IDT High Definition Audio CODEC
 

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An AMD APU is built into the CPU, so upgrading it literally requires replacing the CPU.

On the other hand, that also means that it's not taking up a PCIe port. If your motherboard has one, you can just insert a graphics card and it will run off that instead of the APU. Just be careful that your case and power supply can support a graphics card (since pre-built systems, which I'm assuming yours is, tends to have as weak a PSU as they can get away with and sometimes they use slimline cases that can't fit a full length/profile graphics card.
EDIT: Correction.
 

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