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XPS processor compatibility

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i currently own an XPS 720 and  with an intel Pentium D , and i want to put a intel e8500 wolfdale dual-core 3.167ghz processor in it. is this compatible with the dell 0CK520 motherboard?

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RE: XPS processor compatibility

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No, it's not - that's a Core 2 CPU, which is a totally different architecture than the Pentium 4-based CPU the 720 is designed for.

There is a list of supported CPUs here:

en.community.dell.com/.../19491588

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RE: XPS processor compatibility

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No, it's not - that's a Core 2 CPU, which is a totally different architecture than the Pentium 4-based CPU the 720 is designed for.

There is a list of supported CPUs here:

en.community.dell.com/.../19491588

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