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I want upgrade my CPU from p4 520 to p4 660(2M L2 cache) on dimension 4700. I want to know if that will work on my pc. Right now i am operating on bios A05,and i want to know if i have to upgrade to bios A10 before the new processor will work. Please help me found out.

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For best results, you should run the Dell System Analyzer on your computer:
http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/DellPartsFamily.aspx?c=us&l=en&cs=19&s=dhs&~ck=anavml&dgc=SM&cid=54281&lid=1472034

Updating the BIOS, while not difficult, is not usually recommended unless it will solve a problem. The reason for that is you must follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer exactly or you could render your computer useless.
If the Dell System Analyzer determines that you can upgrade to a P4 660, then go ahead and replace the P4 520. If the P4 660 doesn't work, then the best approach would be to re-install the P4 520, make sure the computer works, then update the BIOS after carefully reading and understanding all the instructions provided by Dell.

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