|If the OS still works, then probably XP does support the i3, but it can't use the processor's full power with the hardware technology that XP has. Windows Vista and 7 use updated hardware control technology, so that it uses the full processor's power. It will work with XP, but you can probably get more out of the computer by using Windows Vista or 7 on it.|
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