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DELL Optiplex 745 CPU Update to q8400

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Hi

My father has Optiplex 745. It works good but the CPU is pretty old - E2200 Smiley Happy 

I want to update it to Q8400.
Is it possible?

Thank you.

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RE: DELL Optiplex 745 CPU Update to q8400

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45nm wolfdale q8400 will not work.

The Specs say:

 

  Processor
Intel Core2 Duo Intel Pentium D Intel Pentium 4 Hyper-Threading logo
Intel®  Core™2 Duo®  Processor
Dual Core Technology
Intel® Pentium®  D Processor with
Dual Core Technology
Intel® Pentium®  4 Processor with
HT Technology
Up to 6700
(2.66GHz,4MB,1066 FSB)
Up to 960 (3.6GHz,2X2MB,800FSB)
Up to 531 (3GHz,1M,800 FSB)
 
Core 2 Duo is the max tested.  
There were people who tried Core 2 Core 2 Quad (Q6600) no confirmation or S spec however.

BIOS version 2.6.4 is required as well as a Tower 300W POWER

See HERE

Conroe/Allendale C2D or Kentsfield Quads only.

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 Kentsfield 2.66GHz  BX80562Q6700

Lithography 65 nm

 


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7 Plutonium

RE: DELL Optiplex 745 CPU Update to q8400

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45nm wolfdale q8400 will not work.

The Specs say:

 

  Processor
Intel Core2 Duo Intel Pentium D Intel Pentium 4 Hyper-Threading logo
Intel®  Core™2 Duo®  Processor
Dual Core Technology
Intel® Pentium®  D Processor with
Dual Core Technology
Intel® Pentium®  4 Processor with
HT Technology
Up to 6700
(2.66GHz,4MB,1066 FSB)
Up to 960 (3.6GHz,2X2MB,800FSB)
Up to 531 (3GHz,1M,800 FSB)
 
Core 2 Duo is the max tested.  
There were people who tried Core 2 Core 2 Quad (Q6600) no confirmation or S spec however.

BIOS version 2.6.4 is required as well as a Tower 300W POWER

See HERE

Conroe/Allendale C2D or Kentsfield Quads only.

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 Kentsfield 2.66GHz  BX80562Q6700

Lithography 65 nm

 


Report Unresolved Customer Service Issues
here

I do not work for Dell. I too am a user.

The forum is primarily user to user, with Dell employees moderating
Contact USA Technical Support






Get Support on Twitter @DellCaresPro

Sh00tHer
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RE: DELL Optiplex 745 CPU Update to q8400

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If I understand this correctly - q6600 will work?

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