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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: PROCESSOR UPGRADING

    I have a Dell Dimension 3000 and would like to know would it be compatible to upgrade to an Intel Core I7 processor and to upgrade the memory from 2GB to 16GB? Thanks, Jim
  • Forum Thread: Need Help with Upgrade Inspiron 530 Desktop

    Hi I am palnning on upgrading my stock inspiron 530 desktop. I am looking for the best Graphics Card that goes well with an Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16GHz CPU. My mother board is a 0RY007. Also i dont want to upgrade my stock PSU(300w)w. I have heard that the ATI Radeon 5670 cards are good...
  • Forum Thread: DELL INSPIRON 570 PROCESSOR UPGRADE

    I have a dell inspiron 570 with a 04GJJT motherboard and a 300w power supply. I would like to upgrade to a AMD phenom II x4 965. I cant find any information on if my computer can handle this processor. I do have the latest A06 bios update and latest chipset update
  • Forum Thread: Dell inspiron 570 processor upgrade

    Can i run this processor with my stock heatsink? AMD Phenom II X4 820 2.80 GHz 4x512KB Socket AM3 Quad-Core CPU * General Features: * Native quad-core die * 2.80 GHz clock speed * Supports HyperTransport 3 technology * L2 cache: 4 x 512 KB * L3 cache: 4 MB shared * Bus Speed:...
  • Forum Thread: dell precision 390 , mother board 0DN075

    i have this pc and the mother board is CN-0DN075-70821-79M-701G and it has core 2 duo e6420 2.13 ghz this board support 1066mhz and lga775 socket , can u tell me please which cpu i can upgrade beacuse i put 1066mhz cpu core 2 duo e7500 and didnt work and update the bios to the latest one 2.6.0 and i...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Processor Upgrade for Northwood

    Thanks for the replies, guys. A guess you confirmed what I already thought. Can't complain about the price, really. In the '80s it cost $4000-5000 to get a high end desktop that you can get for $500 or $600 now. At my first job as a software engineer in 1984 I was developing code on an...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 570. i want to upgrade it for best gaming experience!

    i would like to upgrade my inspiron 570 for a better gaming experience but i'm new to this kind of things so i would like to know the best compatible equipment for my computer like the processor, RAM, video, and audio cards any help will be much appreciated.
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Precision 490 CPU Upgrade

    I believe your 490 will work fine with any 51xx cpu. The 5100 series is dual-core, the 5300 series is quad-core. As I understand it, all Precision 490 systems will run the 5100 series dual-core chips, but there is a mysterious motherboard revision that allows the use of the 5300 series quad-core chips...
  • Forum Thread: upgraded e310 - 2.4 to 3.4 P4, cpuz jumps from 2.8 to 3.4 every few seconds...

    hello fellow dell owners... ok here's the scoop. I upgraded my dimension e310 from a 2.4 p4 to a 3.4 p4, bios detected the 3.4 without a problem. When I run cpu-z the multiplier changes every few seconds from 14 to 17, meaning 14x199.5 bus speed for 2793.0 mhz and 17x199.5 bus spped for 3391.5...
  • Forum Thread: AM3 compatibility on dell dimension c521

    Hey everybody i have a dell dimension c521. I know its old and i was just gonna build another computer because i didnt want an old am2 processor in my c521. But i was thinking about upgrading it and from what i heard u can run an am3 processor on an am2 mobo with a bios update. So i was looking and looking...
  • Forum Thread: 3.4 Ghz Pentium 4 Extreme Edition Processor's BIOS Compatibility

    Hello, I own a Dell Dimension 8300 from 2003. I currently run a rev A07 bios. I am trying to upgrade the processor to a P4 Extreme Edition @ 3.4 Ghz. My current processor is an 800 FSB 2.6 Ghz Northwood. Before I check my mobo for compatibility with the processor, I was wondering if anyone here knows...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade CPU on Dimension 8400

    My Dimension 8400 came with a Pentium 4GHz CPU and I was wondering if anyone could tell me what my options were for upgrading the processor. Thanks.
  • Forum Thread: Processor Upgrade for Northwood

    I have a Dimension 8300 with a Pentium 4 3 GHtz processor. (Northwood) Over time I have upgraded nearly all the parts of the system. Now the processor is the limiting factor. I cringe at all the trouble it would be to configure a new system. So I would like to upgrade the processor, but from my research...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 4550 needing Bios Update

    Hows it going, I am not looking for responses from those that are going to say that it can't be done, trust me over the past three days of trolling the interwebs I have read a lot of reports of people saying that it can't be done, however there are individuals that say that it can and that...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 5150 CPU Upgrade

    Please can anyone help with this ? I have had a Dell Dimension 5150 for a few years now and would like to upgrade the CPU if possible. It currently has a Pentium D 3.0 ghz socket 775 LGA. CPU-Z reports the following: Intel Pentium D 930 Presler Technology: 65nm Core VID: 1.244 V Bus Speed: 199...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading processor on Optiplex 755 from Intel Core 2 to i7 (3rd Gen)

    My current system Optiplex 755 (Desktop profile) Intel Core 2 processor (Part #CR457 - PROCESSOR..., Q6600, 2.4, 8MB, CDKE, G0) 160GB SATA HD 1GB NVidia Video Card PCIe 3GB RAM I'm trying to do something that I've never done before - upgrade to a faster microprocessor. Will...