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Processor swap Hey so i did some research and i was thinking about getting a Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale 3.16GHz 6MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W 45nm to replace the intel pentium dual core e2180 2.00ghz socket 775 LGA . would this swap work? is a dual core the same or at least replaceable with a core 2 duo?

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    Did you check the website of the motherboard manufacturer to see what processors are compatible?

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Not always but it appears as though this swap will.RICHARDM69

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Joe covette


I understand, and I appreciate your looking deep into both CPU's.

Are we talking about,
1) Intel Core2 Duo E6550, which has a maximum frequency rate, ('Speed'), of 2.33GigaHertz?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_intel_core_2_microprocessors#.22Conroe.22_.2865_nm.2C_1333_MT.2Fs.29

4MegaByte of L2 Cache, 1333MegaHertz Front Side Bus?
(4MB L2 cache / 1333MHz FSB)
Based on the Conroe Core technology, and the 65nanometer architecture? 0.85Volts to 1.50Volts - voltage range?

2) Intel Core2 Quad Q9550, which has a maximum frequency rate of 2.83GHz?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_intel_core_2_microprocessors#.22Yorkfield-6M.22_.2845_nm.29

2 times 3MB of L2 Cache, 1333MegaHertz FSB, Voltage range - 0.85 Volts to 1.3625 Volts?
Based on the Yorkfield-6M Core technology, and the 45NanoMeter architecture?

Don't know.

I just look at what motherboard chipset is used, then if it will support both a Dual Core, and a Quad Core; I look at the voltage range, and core technology/architecture.

http://www.fixya.com/support/p929676-gateway_gt5692_desktop_computer

So we are talking about a Gateway GT5692?

http://support.gateway.com/s/PC/R/1015553R/1015553Rnv.shtml

Components > Motherboards > 4006272R - Foxconn (Bengal) RS780 Motherboard > Specifications,

http://support.gateway.com/s/MOTHERBD/Shared/4006272R/4006272Rsp2.shtml

Ha! So we are NOT talking an Intel CPU! (Processor)
Apparently not discussing a Gateway GT5692 Desktop PC, either.

What desktop computer are we talking about Virgil, and what is the motherboard chipset?

Regards,
joecoolvette

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HERE is the apparent Microsoft solution. If this does not help let me know and I will research more.

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What type of dual core processor can I use for my dc7600?


The motherboard for the dc7600 has an Intel LGA775 processor socket. However, not all LGA775 processors are compatible with the motherboard. For the small form factor, the following CPUs are supported: Intel Celeron D Processors:
Intel Celeron D 331 Processor (2.66-GHz, 256K L2 cache, 533-MHz FSB) , Intel Celeron D 336 Processor (2.80-GHz, 256K L2 cache, 533-MHz FSB) , Intel Celeron D 346 Processor (3.06-GHz, 256K L2 cache, 533-MHz FSB)
Intel Pentium 4 Processors with HT Technology:
Intel Pentium 4 521 Processor (2.8-GHz, 1-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB) , Intel Pentium 4 524 Processor (3.06-GHz, 1-MB L2 cache, 533-MHz FSB) , Intel Pentium 4 541 Processor (3.2-GHz, 1-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 620 Processor (2.8-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 630 Processor (3.0-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 631 Processor (3.0-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 640 Processor (3.2-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 641 Processor (3.2-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 650 Processor (3.4-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 651 Processor (3.4-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium 4 661 Processor (3.6-GHz, 2-MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB) or
Intel Pentium D Dual Core Processors:
Intel Pentium D 805 Dual Core Processor (2.66-GHz, 2x1MB L2 cache, 533-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium D 820 Dual Core Processor (2.8-GHz, 2x1MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium D 915 Dual Core Processor (2.8-GHz, 2x2MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium D 925 Dual Core Processor (3.0-GHz, 2x2MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium D 930 Dual Core Processor (3.0-GHz, 2x2MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium D 940 Dual Core Processor (3.2-GHz, 2x2MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium D 945 Dual Core Processor (3.4-GHz, 2x2MB L2 cache, 800-MHz FSB), Intel Pentium D 950 Dual Core Processor (3.4-GHz, 2x2MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB)

Unfortunately, these are old processors and I don't see any available new. Newegg.com lists a couple available as refurbished. You may be better off getting a new computer with either a Intel I3 or current AMD processor.

I wish that I had better news for you.

Cindy Wells
(do not attempt to use a CPU that your motherboard doesn't support. It probably won't boot.)

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If you're going to replace the Mobo, Processor, and PSU, you may as well as replace the computer case, also.

Another $50 USD will buy you a decent computer case.

(Seen this? http://www.directron.com/cs888uvbl.html )

You can reuse your optical drive/s.

Mobo? Are you going to stick with AMD processors like what is used in your computer now, or are you going to go Intel?

AMD hardware is cheaper price wise, but not quality wise. Myself I prefer Intel.
Just a personal preference.

Dual core processor with DDR Sdram ram memory?
You're not going to like this answer, but this = No, for Intel processors.
DDR2 Sdram for dual core processors.

There are some older AMD processor based motherboards that do utilize DDR Sdram, and dual core processors.

It is IMHO this is going backwards.
Why?
Because using DDR Sdram will cause a 'bottleneck' of information. The dual core processor will be bottlenecked, by the slower DDR Sdram ram memory.

Also, I would imagine you would like to be able to buy a dual core processor now, and be able to use a Quad Core processor in the future, on that same motherboard.

Again, I'm more towards Intel than AMD, so forgive me if I'm talking to an AMD man.

I go for the 'Best Bang for the Buck' theory.
More performance for lesser money spent.

It is for the above reasons that I would recommend an XFX nForce 750i SLI Extreme mobo.
Why?

1) Supports Intel Pentium 4 processors, (With an 800MHz FSB, and fit into an LGA 775 processor socket), all the way up to an Intel Core2 Quad.

(Supports Intel - Pentium 4, Pentium D, Pentium Extreme Edition, Core2 Duo, Core2 Quad, and Core2 Extreme processors)

Supports Intel processors utilizing the 45nm architecture, and up to a 1333MHz FSB. (800MHz, 1066MHz, or 1333MHz)

2) Supports DDR2 Sdram at either 800MHz, or 1066MHz. (PC2-6400 and PC2-8500 respectively)

4GB's with a 32bit operating system, 8GB's with a 64bit O/S.

(A 32bit operating system has it's limitations. Only 3.2 to 3.5GB's, will be recognized of that 4GB's of ram memory)

3) Has Two PCI-Express x16 graphics slots, that use the PCI Express 2.0 technology. You can install two graphics cards, that utilize the SLI technology. (Scalable Link Interface)

With this motherboard, when you use two graphics cards, BOTH will operate at 16X.
Not 16X for one, and 8X for the other, like some motherboards.
(Things they don't tell you)

(Information about the Nvidia nForce 750i chipset, from Nvidia.com,

http://www.nvidia.com/object/product_nforce_750i_sli_us.html

Click on the Specifications tab)

Has 4 SATA headers on the motherboard, that utilize the SATA 3.0Gigabit per Second technology. (3.0Gb/s)

4) The MOSFET has a heatsink on it, as well as the Northbridge chip, and Southbridge chip. Plus there is a heatpipe in-between these heatsinks.
Helps keep everything nice, and cool!

5) Price is $70

2GB's of decent DDR2 Sdram at 800MHz, (PC2-6400), will set you back about $50.

You can buy a Motherboard/CPU combo with the Intel Core2 Duo E7500, for $190 USD.

(Intel Core2 Duo E7500:

Two processor cores operating at 2.93GHz Each.
3MB's of L2 cache.
1066MHz FSB
Based on the Wolfdale Core.

For the power supply, I would recommend an OCZ StealthXStream 600 Watt.
Why?

Because if you keep the temperature of this PSU at 118 degrees Fahrenheit, (47.9 degrees Celsius), it can reliably put out 728.8 Watts.

(Remember, 80 percent of the rated maximum wattage, is the figure you should go by.
80 percent of the rated maximum wattage, when the PSU is operating at a 100 percent load)

Has Four 12 Volts power rails. EACH 12 Volt rail is capable of handling 18 Amps.
Total is 72 AMP's!

Has all the power cables you will need.
Has a 120mm fan.
A larger fan means it will turn slower, and still produce more air flow.
Also will make less noise. (Unless you are running an intense game at high settings. You won't hear it anyway, because of the game!)

Just my thoughts. If this is not what you had in mind, please state so in a comment.

(Additional comment. I think utilizing two graphics cards in an SLI configuration, is redundant. Basing this statement on price versus performance.

Again with the 'Best Bang for the Buck, theory, but I would recommend an EVGA Geforce GTX 260 Core 216 graphics card.

Graphics performance is VERY close to an Nvidia Geforce GTX 280, but at way less cost)

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Which intel motherboard ( model detatil) is suitable for an intel dual core 2.6 Ghz processor?also what should be the capacity of ram that may suitably mathe the intel dual core 2.6 Ghz processor?


Assuming the CPU you have is an E5300 2.6 duo 45nm then use an LGA 775 mobo.

For Win XP / Vista run at LEAST 2gb (Preferably 4GB) Ensure the mobo specs are compatible with the type of ram also.

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when it comes to new processors i would definatly suggest any intel from the core 2 series. AMD is having problems with overheating and has all but abandoned thier quest for quad core glory.

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3870x2 GPU issue


Hi there,

I read your other comment posted on the other topic, and yes I have to agree, I think your GPU has blown.

I write this, because I had the same problem about a year ago. The power switch on my old tower case had broken, so I bought a new one. Swapped everything over, turned it on, and, wham! Everytime I tried to boot, I got either the Blue Screen Of Death, or nothing. I tried everything. I swapped my GPU, as I had a spare one, but the still nothing. So I thought I had blown Mobo. Bought a new one, but still the same. In the end I gave up and paid for an egineer to have a look.

Basically, when I swapped cases, I blew the Mobo (and I'm a systems builder, lol), this in-turn blew my GPU (which is why it didn't work on new Mobo). I replaced GPU on new board, and would you believe it, it worked.

Replace your GPU (but if you can, test with a spare one, just in case it's your Mobo that's blown).

Cost me a bomb, but I hope my mistake saves you money.

Tim

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