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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83ghz displaying as Pentium III Xeon

Hello,
im a novice.but out of curiosity i built a pc with the help from internet.

Foxconn Mars motherboard
4GB DDR2 RAM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83ghz
Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme with
Scythe S-FLEX 120mm 1600 RPM Quiet Fan
Corsair PSU 650W Ultraquiet
1TB WD HDD
LG BluRay Writer
512MB PCI-E NVidia Inno3D GeForce 9800GT

it took me full day to assemble it. power is on...i allowed it to do on its own and then i loaded windows xp pro 32bit ....ok...but now when i checked for specifications it is showing as pentium III Xeon cpu instead of quad Q9550.other thing is...is there anything i need to do with bios or anything else...can anyone help me please...i appreciate your help...thank you

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  • ravlovb Jan 31, 2009

    Thank you and thank you for your help.Yes its the bios issue.I downloaded the latest bios from the site.The problem is fixed.thank again.You are simply superb.

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This could simply be an issue with you bios. Flash to the latest bios version.
From the site it looks like the Mars has had some bios issues in the past.
Nice setup btw

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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Can run windows 8 on IBM intellistation z pro ?


IBM IntelliStation zPro came with different CPU chips through 1997 to 2006. Depending on which year or type your machine is will determine if you can upgrade to Windows8.

The chips used were

IntelliStation Z Pro

Type 6899 (March 1997 to ??)

Type 6865 (October 1998 to April 2000)
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Type 6221 (November 2002 to February 2005)
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Type 6223 (August 2004 to March 2007)
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Type 9228 (June 2006)
  • Dual Intel Xeon Model 5130, 5140, 5150 or 5160
Windows 8 If you want to run Windows 8 on your PC, here's what it takes:
  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2 (more info)
  • RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
  • Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  • Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
As you have Type 6223 which a Xeon faster than 1GHz it should work with Windows 8 but not all Xeon processors are compatible depending on which one you have. See this Microsoft site after you check your Xeon chip family on the motherboard or through the Windows system command. Search for xeon.

Processors What processors support Windows 8

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Single core 2.8ghz xeon to quad core cpu


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xeon#Prestonia

"In 2002 Intel released a 130nm version of Xeon branded CPU, codenamed "Prestonia". It supported Intel's new Hyper-Threading technology, and had 512KB L2 cache. This was based on the "Northwood" Pentium 4 core."

Meaning it is a Single-Core processor.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Xeon_microprocessors#.22Prestonia.22_.28130_nm.29

Scroll down.

400MegaHertz Front Side Bus. (400MHz FSB)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xeon#7300-series_.22Tigerton.22

"The 7300 series, codenamed Tigerton (product code 80565) is a four socket (packaged on Socket 604) and more capable ->
QUAD-CORE processor.................."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Xeon_microprocessors#.22Tigerton.22_.2865_nm.29

1066MegaHertz Front Side Bus. (1066MHz FSB)

The motherboard uses the Intel E7505 motherboard chipset,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_Xeon_chipsets#NetBurst-based_Xeon_chipsets

Note the - Processor FSB supported -

533MegaHertz

ONLY supports Single-Core processors, too.

The answer is No

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I just need to figure out what the socket type this motherboard has for the processor so that I can find what processors I can upgrade my computer with. It's a g45t/g43t AM 3 V: 1.1 motherboard made by...


The socket type of ACER G45T/G43T - AM3 V1.1 motherboard is LGA 775. Here are the compatible processors you can use for this motherboard :
Intel Pentium 4 (2.60 - 3.80 GHz)
Intel Celeron D (2.53 - 3.60 GHz )
Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition
(3.20 - 3.73 GHz)
Intel Pentium D (2.66 - 3.60 GHz)
Pentium Extreme Edition
(3.20 - 3.73 GHz)
Pentium Dual-Core (1.40 - 3.33 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo (1.60 - 3.33 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Extreme (2.66 - 3.20 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Quad (2.33 - 3.00 GHz)
Intel Xeon (1.86-3.40 GHz)
Intel Celeron (1.60 - 2.40 GHz)

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What model of cpu is this motherboard (Intel DG31PR) designed to accept?


Hello Kbda,

Intel DG31PR Motherboard support the cpu of following types Intel® Core™2 Quad Processor, Intel® Core™2 Quad Desktop Processor, Intel® Core™2 Duo Desktop Processor, Intel® Pentium® Desktop Processor,Collapse to hide the details Intel® Celeron® Processor, Intel® Celeron® Desktop Processor, Intel® Celeron® Dual-Core Processor, Intel® Xeon® Processor.

Also visit the link provided below :

http://processormatch.intel.com/CompDB/SearchResult.aspx?Boardname=dg31pr

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Can i up grade my single core cpu pen4 550 3,4GHz to a Quad core or dual core either one would help


Depends on the socket type.. Socket 423 and 478 do not support core duo or quad core processor types. However, if you have LGA 775 (aka socket T) your motherboard will support the following:
Intel Pentium 4 (2.60 - 3.80 GHz)
Intel Celeron D (2.53 - 3.60 GHz )
Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition (3.20 - 3.73 GHz)
Intel Pentium D (2.66 - 3.60 GHz)
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Intel Core 2 Duo (1.60 - 3.33 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Extreme (2.66 - 3.20 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Quad (2.33 - 3.00 GHz)
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Intel core2quad shows intel pentium 3 xeon in xp


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Need a prossesor for motherboard


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Intel Core 2 Extreme (2.66 - 3.20 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Quad (2.33 - 3.00 GHz)
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