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farlz
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Maximum cpu upgrade for Optiplex GX620 USFF ?

Hi, does anyone know if an Intel® Pentium® Processor Extreme Edition 840 will work in a GX620 ultra small form factor?  I have one from a pull from a dead Precision 380.  If not, would it work in a GX620 minitower (bigger heatsink, etc)?  Thanks in advance.  Here's a link to the processor: http://processorfinder.intel.com/details.aspx?sSpec=SL8FK#

 

 

 

 

 

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datahog
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Re: Maximum cpu upgrade for Optiplex GX620 USFF ?

Hi neat little machines i got 5 of them..i can only say as to the usff vertion,that they will only support up to a 3.4ghz p4 or a 2.8ghz pD,all thow ive heard a 3ghz pD will work but i can't varify it...

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datahog
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Re: Maximum cpu upgrade for Optiplex GX620 USFF ?

Just an update ,it looks like some people are able to get a pentium d 3.4 to work in the usff,i myself have bought a pd945 not sure if this cpu will work but will up date on this as soon as ive tried it.

If anyone has more info please add to this..

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datahog
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Re: Maximum cpu upgrade for Optiplex GX620 USFF ?

Just a quick update ,the processor -pentium d 3.4 ghz 945 worked in the gx620 usff with bios a11...that is max for this machine the 3.6 and higher won't work.

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Re: Maximum cpu upgrade for Optiplex GX620 USFF ?

My 945-SL9QQ Bios A11 didn't start.  No diagnostic light just fan.

speedstep
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Re: Maximum cpu upgrade for Optiplex GX620 USFF ?

None of the High end CPUs will workon usff because the POWER SUPPLY is too small and the faster cpu's used the Copper block heatpipe heatsink

not the aluminum one.

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Re: Maximum cpu upgrade for Optiplex GX620 USFF ?

It is the copper block heatpipe heat sink.  

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speedstep
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Re: Maximum cpu upgrade for Optiplex GX620 USFF ?

Better Heatsink does not make a 150 to 180W power supply suddenly provide 375W of power.

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Re: Maximum cpu upgrade for Optiplex GX620 USFF ?

The processor is 93W not so high

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rcdizo
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Re: Maximum cpu upgrade for Optiplex GX620 USFF ?

i have a pentium d 950 3.4ghz and it works fine. i wonder f the 960 works? and also the pentium e. i have a e5400. will it work anyone? thanks in advance