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Dell Dimension 2400 CPU

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I would like to know which processor for the Dell Dimension 2400 can use the highest number of ram size and what the size of the compatible ram is. As of now, my Dell Dimension 2400 has the Intel Pentium 4 and I want to make my computer faster. 

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RE: Dell Dimension 2400 CPU

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Hi, Processor/motherboard upgrade on machines are not really advisable as they would cost you as much as a new machine. 

So its best to buy a new system.

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RE: Dell Dimension 2400 CPU

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I would like to know which processor for the Dell Dimension 2400 can use the highest number of ram size and what the size of the compatible ram is. As of now, my Dell Dimension 2400 has the Intel Pentium 4 and I want to make my computer faster. 

JohnLabib

The Dimension 2400 supports a maximum of 2gb [2x1gb modules] of DDR RAM. 

 The Dimension 2400 can use either 400MHz or 533MHz, Socket 478, P-4 Northwood, or Celeron processors with a 512k or smaller cache.

The maximum processor size is a Socket 478 Northwood P4 3.06GHz 533MHz FSB processor.

The 2400 will not take Prescott processors [1mb cache].

Prior to upgrading the processor check that the latest BIOS version is installed, with BIOS version A03 Updated CPU microcode was added to support latest CPUs.

Bev.

 


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RE: Dell Dimension 2400 CPU

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As of now, my Dell Dimension 2400 has the Intel Pentium 4 and I want to make my computer faster. 

As the chassis is mATX, I'd suggest upgrading the innards, starting with a new motherboard.

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RE: Dell Dimension 2400 CPU

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What do I enter on eBay? to locate listings of the processor for bid or buy it now?

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JohnLabib
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Yes, it does hold up to 2x1GB and I verified that with the man who answered the phone at discountelectronics.com , he told me that it holds 2x1GB

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What do I enter on eBay? to locate listings of the processor for bid or buy it now?

JohnLabib

Try entering the following in the search box:

Socket 478 Northwood P4 3.06GHz 533MHz FSB processor.

Then click the computer section in the drop box.

Bev.

 


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JohnLabib
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I copied and pasted what you said. However, there are 0 results and searches related to what you suggested and the search results are at http://ebay.to/1EGqbn5 

Do you know what I mean?

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RE: Dell Dimension 2400 CPU

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JohnLabib

The link you posted shows several INTEL P4 3.06GHz, SOCKET 478 533M SL6PG 512K CACHE for sale, that is compatible with the Dimension 2400, for example:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/INTEL-P4-3-06G-SOCKET-478-533M-SL6PG-512K-CACHE-tested-working-/400171968866...

http://ark.intel.com/products/27499/Intel-Pentium-4-Processor-supporting-HT-Technology-3_06-GHz-512K...

Bev.

 


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JohnLabib
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RE: Dell Dimension 2400 CPU

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Are you suggesting the processor shown on the two links that you gave me?

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