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  • Forum Thread: XPS 8300 GPU/Motherboard upgrade?

    Hello all, I have an XPS 8300 desktop from 2011 and recently I decided to upgrade its GPU, as its original Radeon HD 5670 1GB was getting a little too slow. So, I purchased a Radeon R7 260x and a new 550W PSU to handle it. After installation, and lots of trying different solutions, I found that the...
  • Forum Thread: T7600 processor upgrade?

    I have a T7600 with dual Intel E5-2603 processors. Because of the software we want to run on this, I have someone asking if we can upgrade the processors to faster ones, but still only Quad cores. I'm trying to figure out if I can swap out processors. I think the socket type is the same, but I'm...
  • Forum Thread: 45nm CPU in Dell Optiplex 745

    Hi I have a Dell Optiplex 745 Small Tower with an Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 (65nm) . At home, I still have an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 (45nm). I updated the BIOS of my pc to the latest version, HEIDEN_2.6.6. Is it possible to put the 45 nm in my mainboard? Thanks!
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 540 Graphics upgrade

    I have a Dell Studio 540, I just bought a 450w Power supply and is looking for a Video card upgrade. Just wondering what my options are for 450w?
  • Forum Thread: Most powerful CPU for mothetboard?

    Motherboard I have is CN-0HP962-13740-7A3-053D REV A00 Assuming m/b has latest BIOS what is the most powerful CPU it could handle? Thx
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optiplex 360 Upgrade

    I was wondering what are best upgrades i can do to my pc. any help would be amazing. thank you
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8700 CPU overclocking failure and weird restarts

    I have a six month old XPS 8700 desktop bought in Feb 2014 that came with an I7-4770 3.4ghz cpu. So I recently upgraded to the i7-4790 4.0ghz Haswell and some strange things have started happening. 1. Sometimes when I press the power button to turn on, the power light will turn white for a few seconds...
  • Forum Thread: (redirected) Alienware X51 i3 Processor upgrade

    I recently bought a new X51 with the i3 processor [link: ] What i would like to do is buy the same processor that is in the i7. My only problem is i dont know if the sockets on the motherboard will be the same....
  • 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