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Can i put a amd processors in a dell dimension

Can i put a amd processors in a dell dimension 4550 p4 socket 478 b motherbord

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No you cannot. Amd processors use a different socket and instruction sets. You motherboard is only designed to use a Pentium 4. You would need to install a new motherboard that is designed for a AMD processor.

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Short answer: NO.

Long answer: AMD processors have a different pin-arrangement than found on a Socket 478 motherboard, so they physically will not fit.

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