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  • Wiki Page: Need help if I can replace Processor.

    Hello, I'm trying to figure out if I can manually replace my current processor an Intel Core 2 Duo E6600, 2400 MHz with an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Wolfdale 3.0GHz 6MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor. My computer a Dell XPS 410 Dimension 9200.
  • Forum Thread: Update processor from E660 to Q6700

    Can a Q6700 run on a dell 390 0DN075,82975 bio 2.6.0 and or recommend the fastest processor that will run on this system.
  • Forum Thread: Dell Precision 490 and Processor Upgrades

    I have a Dell Precision 490 workstation with bios release A03 from 12/22/06. There is a bios upgrade for the system to A08 but the support website says absolutely nothing for what it does for you (nice to know before you apply it). I'm currently running a single processor, Dual-Core 5160, 3ghz. How...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade DC7700 from Pentium D to E4700 Dual Core

    Hi, I spent many hours until about 2:30am trying to get my DC7700 Small Form Factor PC (with 2GB of RAM and Windows XP) to accept an E4700 processor :(, after everything I did I'm still receiving an 1801 - Microcode Update Error. From what I have read the DC7700 accepts this processor and shouldn't...
  • Forum Thread: CPU compatibility

    Hi, I'd like to upgrade my processor on my PC, however I'm unsure which ones are compatible. I have a Dell inc 0F896N A02 according to CPU-Z. My PC is a Dell Inspiron 546 MT. Ideally I'd like a Quad core processor. I currently have an AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual core 7550 processor...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 570 CPU Upgrade options?

    I am thinking of upgrading my CPU for light gaming. Currently my system specs are: Athlon II X2 240 2.8 Ghz, Nvidia Geforce GTX 460 1GB, 4GB DDR3, and Two 500GB SATAs. I can run most games like Call of Duty, La noire, Metro 2033, etc. on high, but there is a little lag due to the CPU bottleneck. I...
  • Forum Thread: Need help updating an old Dell dimension 2400

    My laptop just recently fried its motherboard :( It's a very tough time financially, and although I work on the computer from home I don't know very much about hardware. I have an old Dell Dimension 2400 with the following specs Computer: Intel (R) Celeron(R)CPU 2.20 GHz 2.19 GHz, 640 MB of...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension 8400 upgrading motherboard/CPU question

    hello, i am currently using a Dimension 8400 with a OU7077 dell motherboard 800mhz bus with a socket LGA775. since this motherboard uses a i925x chipset it cannot support a dual core processor (i am currently using a intel pentium 4 630, 2mb L2 cache, hyper-threaded) my question is could i upgrade...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 4500 Processor Upgrade

    I was just recently given a P4 2.8 /1MB/533 processor and would like to know if this would work in my machine. What I question is whether or not the L2 cache of 1 MB in this processor would be a problem ? The specs from the manual are below . Dell™ Dimension™ 4500 Microprocessor...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 4300-Upgraded CPU

    Has anyone upgraded their 4300 P4 CPU and used the original heatsink in lieu of installing a CPU fan? Any high heat issues? I intend to upgrade with a P4 2.6 but am not sure a CPU fan will fit under the existing CPU heatsink fan shroud.
  • Forum Thread: Repairing and Upgrading

    Hello all, I thought I should come to the very best place for expert advice on Dell systems. I have an Inspiron 530 and I have a couple of issues and a question I am desperate to get help with if possible. Recently my computer developed a fault when I was trying to reset it back to...
  • Forum Thread: Can I upgrade new CPU(45nm LGA775) on motherboard E210882 REV.A02?

    Hi everyone, I have a Dimension 9200 Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E6300 (65nm LGA775) with E210882 REV.A02 motherboard, so I am wondering if I can upgrade for a CPU (45nm LGA775) on my motherboard? Because I am thinking to go for a Duo Quad CPU with 45nm architecture LGA775. Also my power supply...
  • Forum Thread: Need Help With Pc UPgradation!!!

    hello guyz! i am new to this forum, i am not sure that i have posted in the right section or not? so i beg your pardon. well the the thing is i have a dell optiplex 210L Desktop PC. It has Intel Pentium 4 640 3.20 GHz Prescott Processor. what i want to know is, can i upgrade my processot to core 2...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 4700 CPU upgrade compatibility question

    Hi - I have been researching other threads here and think I have this upgrade thing figured out, but want to confirm before I do something that won't work. I have a Dimension 4700 running Pentium CPU 530 (3.0 gHz / 800 FSB / 1 MB L2 Cache) and BIOS version A05. From other posts it seems that...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 540 Processor Help

    Hello, I'm not very tech-smart and I was wondering does the Dell Studio 540 support all LGA775 processors? I'm looking to buy a new processor and right now I have an Intel Pentium E5200 and I was wondering if there were any upgrades that will make a pretty noticeable difference for around 80...
  • Forum Thread: What is Good upgrade from AMD Athlon II X3 425? (Inspiron 570 CPU)

    I'm looking for a good upgrade for my desktop and was wondering what CPUs are compatible. I did a winaudit and got the mobo model, 04GJJT.
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 9100 531 (3.0) P4. What the best possible new processor upgrade i can get?

    I Have a Pentium 4 Processor, 531 supporting HT Technology (1M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 800 MHz FSB). i read alot about Intel® Pentium® D processor... What Processor Upgrade can i do and which one best for gaming? is it easy to removing the processor? Cant aford a new pc so wanna make do...
  • Forum Thread: Need CPU Socket spec for Dimension 5150

    I have a Dimension 5150 the specifications on the CPU is Dell Part#W8400, Processor, 80547, Pentium 4 Prescott Dt, 630, SKT-T, Male. I need to replace the processor but can not find the Socket size anywhere on the Dell site for my PC. Does anyone know which of the 3 socket sizes for this processor will...
  • Forum Thread: Precision 530 processor upgrade

    Hi All The .subject is currently a dual XEON 1.4G box and I want to go faster. I found matched CPU's ( 2800DP/512L2/400/1.5V - SL6WA ) and installed. Box booted but complained about the CPU stepping. Soooo, my question is - what is the fastest CPU I can use in this box and what is the ID or core...
  • Forum Thread: help upgrade cpu xps 710

    i have a xps 710 with an e6600 intel core 2 duo @2.4 ghz, i have a gtx 460 currently in my computer, what would be be the best processor to get? don't know if this helps but, mother board: Manufacturer Dell Inc. Model 0UY253 Chipset Vendor NVIDIA Chipset Model nForce4 SLI Intel Edition Chipset...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 8400 Dimension will not start, no lights....nothing

    I know that this subject has been discussed endlessly on this forum and elsewhere, but I have yet to manage a solution. My Dell 8400 Dimension will not start. There are no lights either on the button or in the back. My first thought was the power supply, but there is a green led that lights on the...
  • Forum Thread: Processor upgrade Dell Dimension 9200

    I have an older Dell 9200 Dimension with an Intel 1.66 MHz dual core processor. After upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 I started having performance problems. I originally had 1Gb memory but I just bought an additional 2 Gb which I will be installing as soon as it arrives. Should I also consider...
  • Forum Thread: precision T7500 CPU upgrade

    Hi, All, I have a precision T7500 with Xeon 2.13Ghz cpu. Recently, I would like to upgrade it with two core i7 2600/960. I wonder if the cpu is compatible with the motherboard? Is there any list /recommendation for the cpu upgrade with highest cost effciency ratio? My budget is limited to 1000. Please...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex GX270 New CPU, won't boot

    I have a dell optiplex gx270 SMT with a socket 478 P4 2.40 GHz processor. I decided to upgrade it and bought a P4 3.0 CPU installed it now the tower won't boot. I have a steady amber light with no beeps. It should be compatible with the motherboard. and my BIOS is up to date, version A07.
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 580 CPU upgrade

    Hello everyone, I know that this question has been asked however the information is currently outdated. The motherboard is a socket 1156, came with Core i3's and i5's stock, and many stated that the i7 was not supported because it wasn't in that socket factor at the time. Well back then...