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  • Forum Thread: Dell 435MT Motherboard, CPU, and PSU upgrade

    I have a Dell XPS 435MT with an i7 CPU. I am looking to swap out the motherboard and CPU for an ASUS P8Z77-V PRO motherboard and Intel i7 2600K CPU. I know I'll need to upgrade my PSU to handle the Nvidia graphics card. Will the motherboard and CPU fit the Dell case? Would the case be able to...
  • Forum Thread: cpu upgrade ... studio xps7100

    team i'm hoping to upgrade my phenom II X4 945 to something a tad faster with a bit more L2 / L3 cache, hence an interest perhaps in using a processor needing an AM3+ socket (??). my current mobo (ONWWY0) has an RS780/RS880 chipset ...which i understand is in other coding a 780G/785G (??). ...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 540 processor upgrade (current SLB9U)

    Hi! I have a Dell Studio 540 desktop that i would like to upgrade the CPU on (current CPU is SLB9U). I did that on my older Dell that i had before and it went well ("Shesmygordie" helped me out back then). I am thinking of searhing the swedish e-bay (named ""). ...
  • Forum Thread: CPU support dell dimension e520

    Hello to everyone i have a question I have a dell dimension e520 update bios to 2.0.4 8gb ram Nvidia GeForce 210 1GB DDR3 WD CAVIAR GREEN 500gb 7200,9 rpm psu Delta Electronics 460W my question is i have a Intel Pentium D 915 2.80ghz can i update it into Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.44ghz http://www.cpu...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Precision T3500 Processor Upgrade

    Yes I would very much like to know the answer to that question as well. Maybe it will be able to run all X56xx and W36xx CPU:s. Also, I would love to know the maximum amount of RAM . There is a lot of conflicting data on this over the google searches I´ve run. The technical manual says is only...
  • Forum Thread: T3500 CPU upgrade options?

    I have a T3500 workstation I bought in 2009. It works fine for what it is used for. I would like a little more speed, however. Which processors can be installed onto this board? It currently has a 3503 @ 2.40GHz. Is a BIOS upgrade required prior to switching the CPU? Thanks!
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 9200 CPU Upgrade Advice

    I own a Dimension 9200 - which mounts an E6400 Dual Core Cpu I can upgrade to an E6700 (dual core) or a Q6700 (quad core) Some tools I use (visual studio) could benefit from multi core, so obvious choice would be Q6700 Power consumption should not be an issue. I am mounting a fan-less video card...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading my CPU

    Hello, I have a Dell Inspiron 537(not the slim) and it currently has the 0U880P motherboard and I am wondering if I can upgrade the Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 450 @2.20ghz 2.19ghz to an Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 Processor 2.93 GHz 3 MB Cache Socket LGA775. I have updated my BIOS to A03. I have done tons of...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 420 (2008) Should I upgrade it?

    Hello, I am hoping to upgrade my XPS 420 but I have run into a few problems. I want to upgrade to a 64-bit processor but I'm not sure if there are any that are compatible with my computer. It uses a BTX motherboard rather than ATX and I'm not quite sure how to do the conversion. I also need a...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 755 SFF Upgrade CPU to Q8200S

    I have a Optiplex 755 SFF and would like to upgrade the current E6750 CPU with a Q8200S quad core CPU. Does the Optiplex 755 SFF support this CPU?
  • Forum Thread: 0GC375 Motherboard - Latest supported CPU? (XPS 600)

    Hi all, I have a rather-aged-but-still-very-functional XPS 600 with a 0GC375 motherboard. I was intending to upgrade the installed CPU, an Intel Pentium 4 640 (Prescott) with a later replacement. The socket is LGA 775, which seems to have been used as late as 2008 (Yorkfield). This could be a Core2Quad;...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optiplex 780 MT CPU Upgrade & Heatsink

    Hello, I have a Dell Optiplex 780 MT Pentium Dual Core E5400 2.70ghz that I would like to put a Q9550 quad CPU into. Will the original heatsink be adequate for the new Q9550? I know on my 755 it had a nice copper heatsink that had no problems with the same upgrade but not sure about the 780 MT.
  • Forum Thread: DEll INSPIRION 530 CPU UPGRADE

    Hello I have a dell inspiron Bios 1.0.18 0RY007 with 4GB of ram and the power of 300wat supplay processor core 2 duo E7400 recommend me which it is compatible with the 4-core, socket 775
  • Forum Thread: New CPU cost as per requirement.

    i'm thinking of buying a new CPU to replace with an older one. Can Dell provide me with just a CPU? My requirements: 1. Processor - Intel 4th Gen i5 processor 2. Memory - 4-8GB 3. graphics - not needed as i have NVIDIA graphic card 4. hard drive - 500GB 5. OS - not required, just DOS needed...
  • Forum Thread: (redirected) Dell Inspiron 17R N7110 does not go on with newely istalled CPU

    I replaced original Intel i3 2350 with Intel Core i7-3630QM (same socket Pga988). When turning on the laptop: screen, CPU cooler are not turning on (can't say anything about CPU itself, there is no way to see it). Hard Drive, DVD drive are apparently alive. Again, no BIOS, no picture on either...
  • Forum Thread: CPU Compatibility Precision T7500 XEON E5649 or E5504 SLBF9 (used to have a Xeon E5620)

    Dear Everybody I just got a Dell Precision T7500 more or less for free, but it is missing the CPU. Now I am looking for a new CPU. Does anybody know, if i can put in just any Xeon from the 55/56 Series that are comptible with the 5520 Chipset or do only several selected CPU work in this Machine?...
  • Forum Thread: changing cpu in dell optiplex 745 help plz

    my current cpu is c2d 2.13ghz i want to change it to c2d 3ghz is that possible help plz
  • Forum Thread: Video card and other upgrades for Studio XPS 435t

    I'm looking to upgrade my Studio XPS 435t/9000 and I had some questions on how I should go about it. I'm looking to get the most powerful upgrade I can get without having to really change the PSU, (but I will if need be). I'm looking at the R9 cards, but I will settle for an HD 8k series...
  • Forum Thread: OptiPlex 170L CPU upgrade

    I have an old OptiPlex 170L, 2.6Ghz Celeron processor, upgraded to 2GB RAM, is it possible to upgrade to a faster CPU? thanks siefoster
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optiplex 740 CPU Processor Upgrade Question

    I have a Dell Optiplex 740 minitower and want to upgrade the cpu. The current cpu is a AMD Athlon 4600 64x x2 2.4ghz..... According CPUID software the socket is AM2 (940) Family: B Model: B. I'm looking at this :
  • Forum Thread: My Inspiron 530 upgrade ?

    I am running an Intel quad core processor@2.4ghz What it the fastest processor I can up-grade to. And does my motherboard support AHCI ? Thank You
  • Forum Thread: upgrade the processor

    I have Dell Optiplex 780 with Core2Duo Processor Can i upgrade the processor into Core i3, Core i5, Core2Quad or Core i7??? Please let me know thaks
  • Forum Thread: e310/3100 Bios for 60nm CPU

    Hi, My Dell e310/3100 which has now been running almost every day now for close to 10 years as a file server which is a testament to a good system, although the original fan is very load now and I can't find a fan to replace it with the right connector. I've just a acquired a free E2180 65nm...
  • Forum Thread: (redirected) Aurora R4 Boot Up Issue

    So a while ago my computer failed to boot up and beeped 5 times, I called support and was told to in short to get a new motherboard, my warranty expired literally the month before. So, wanting to get it fixed as soon as possible I got a new one and had installed. However this did not fix the problem...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8300 MotherBoard Upgrade

    Hi guys, I really want to upgrade my XPS 8300 motherboard. I wanted to know if it is possible to completely change the stock (0Y2MRG) motherboard that came with my PC. I would like to know what motherboards are compatible with the XPS 8300 case and is it a difficult process to replace and how to reinstall...