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Optiplex 745 cpu upgrade ?? Advise please

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Hi, I've just aquired a Optiplex 745 with the 0MM599 Mobo fitted, apart from maxing out the ram would I be able to upgrade the cpu, currently Intel Duo 2  6400, having scanned google I'm more confused than when I started, it currently has a 280wpsu fitted so please bear this in mind when thingking about what cpu to fit.  Obviously eBay is the cheapest source for bits for these nowadays and I have a limited budget tooboot !  Thanks for any advice you can give.

Andrew

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RE: Optiplex 745 cpu upgrade ?? Advise please

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Hi, I've just aquired a Optiplex 745 with the 0MM599 Mobo fitted, apart from maxing out the ram would I be able to upgrade the cpu, currently Intel Duo 2  6400, having scanned google I'm more confused than when I started, it currently has a 280wpsu fitted so please bear this in mind when thingking about what cpu to fit.  Obviously eBay is the cheapest source for bits for these nowadays and I have a limited budget tooboot !  Thanks for any advice you can give.

Andrew

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The OptiPlex 745 supports the following processors:
    
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E6700 (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E6600 (4M Cache, 2.40 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E6420 (4M Cache, 2.13 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E6400 (2M Cache, 2.13 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E6320 (4M Cache, 1.86 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E6300 (2M Cache, 1.86 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
   
Core 2 Quad processors are not supported by the OptiPlex 745.
    
Prior to installing the processor, remember to update the BIOS to the latest version.
   
Bev.

 


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RE: Optiplex 745 cpu upgrade ?? Advise please

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Thank you so much for that info, its only going to fulfill office duties so 2.6 would be plenty fast enough for me. Ram on order already.

Thank you very much for your kind assistance

Andrew

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Andrew,

You are welcome and I'm happy to have helped.

Bev.

 


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lol, just my luck I think the psu has gone pete tong as it cut out after around four hours and just trys to restart and power cuts off and on again... as Homer says DOH !  Oh well psu to be ordered Monday I guess.

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Andrew,

WOW that's a pain in the buns.

Bev.

 


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