Sjh124
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What processors should i get?

I have a dell 690 with the

my171 rev. a02 motherboard

gtx 560 ti oc graphics card

8gb of ram

thats all I know so far i want to make this machine a great gaming device so now i need to know what is the best processor for strictly gaming for this device

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Re: What processors should i get?

Hi Sjh124,

Thank you for your response,

Dell has tested the Dual Xeon  processor with the Intel E5000X Greencreek Chipsets and you can also check the compatible chipsets available which can be updgraded.
Please click on the link below which has info about the various compatible chipsets.
http://intel.ly/15PitRh 

Click on Compatible products which will give you a list of chipsets available.

I have also answered your query regarding the upgrade on Graphic card on your Dell Precision 690
http://dell.to/14OP257

Let us know if this helps

Thanks and Regards,
Munawar P
#iworkfordell
To know more about Dell Product Support, Drivers & Downloads, Order & Dispatch status -> choose your region US / India.
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Sjh124
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Re: What processors should i get?

I thought the dell 690 is compatible with the 51xx and 53xx xeon processors but on intel it said that the 5000x chipset is compatible with the X5492 is this true?

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Re: What processors should i get?

Hi Sjh124,

Thank you for your response,

The Dell Precision 690 come with the Intel E5000X / Intel Xeon Dual Core 5110 series and is compatible with the following chipsets.

Intel® 5000P Chipset

Intel® 5000V Chipset

Intel® 5000X Chipset

Intel® 5000Z Chipset

Intel® 5100 Chipset

Intel® 5400 Chipset

We do not have information on the X5492 compatible with the 5000X series chipsets.

Let us know if this helps.

Thanks and Regards,
Munawar P
#iworkfordell
To know more about Dell Product Support, Drivers & Downloads, Order & Dispatch status -> choose your region US / India.
For Dell support videos click here.

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