Question about Dell 2.8 GHz Second Processor for PowerEdge 830 Server Pentium 4 (DF904) Processor Upgrade

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Upgrade from Pentium 3 to Pentium 4

Can i upgrade the proc from Pentium 3 to Pentium 4...?, if yes then what are the changes which neds to be done on the system

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    Upgrade from Pentium 3 to Pentium 4"

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    Charles Stillwell May 11, 2010

    Are you upgrading motherboard to?if not no it wont work.you need a p4-motherboard memory p4-cpu heatsink and fan for cpu.also make sure your video and sound card will work with new board.or you can gwt a board with onboard sound and video.

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No, you cannot shove a P4 into a slot made for a PIII. Well, I guess you COULD shove it in there, but I doubt anything worthwhile would come of that.

Also, if you have acquired said P4 processor "for free", make sure you get the right socket type on your new motherboard, as mentioned by 357reaper.

Good luck.

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You will need a new p4 motherboard and processor+(heatsink fan).your memory might still work,depends if its the same or not.
make sure your video and sound card will work with new board,or get a board with onboard sound and video.

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