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CPU compatability My Acer 5315 has: Socket-P Intel Celeron 550 2GHz, 533MHz FSB, 1M cache I was thinking of upgrading the CPU to: Socket-P Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 Merom 2.2GHz, 800 MHz FSB, 4MB L2 65nm How can I find out if the motherboard can handle it? (...and is this a good decision?)

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  • Jubei
    Jubei Jun 01, 2009

    I keep getting different answers on this topic, one is that it only takes 533MHz and the other is that its possible but will heat up the computer more than normal...



    MORE INFO PLEASE

  • Jubei
    Jubei Jun 01, 2009

    Thank you for your help. (^_^) V,,

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It is not compatible. If your fsb is 533mhz then any replacement cpu would need to be a 533mhz fsb chip. This is unless your motherboard supports different fsb's. You will need to check your manual or the manufacturers website to see what cpu's your system supports. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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    Roy Lonsinger Jun 01, 2009

    The manufacturer's website should have a cpu compatibility guide that will tell you which processors your motherboard supports. As to the other issue of fsb, it depends if your motherboard supports higher fsb's than 533. Some support more some are locked at 533 so it again depends on the board your computer manufacturer used. It should be listed on you system build sheet that you got when you bought your computer. If not it should be available on their website. If all else fails & you feel comfortable opening up your system you can get the part # or model # from the board itself. You can put an 800 mhz fsb cpu in as long as it's the same socket type but be forewarned if your board is one that has a locked fsb then your newer cpu will operate at the slower speed making your purchase basically worthless. Hope this helps.

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