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I HAVE THE INSPIRON 1545 BIOS VERSION A06 MEM 4GB, Motherboard G849F 48.4AQ01.011

THE PROCESSOR IS

Product Identifiers
Brand Intel
Processor Model Intel Pentium T4300
MPN AW80577GG0451MA
Key Features
Clock Speed 2.1 GHz
CPU Socket Type Socket P
Multi-Core Technology Dual-Core
TDP 35 W
Processor Quantity 1
Product Type Processor
Cache Memory
Installed Size 1 MB
Expansion / Connectivity
Compatible Slots 1 x processor - Socket P
Other Features
Bus Speed FSB Speed - 800 MHz
Manufacturing Process 45 nm
64-bit Computing Yes
Architecture Features Enhanced SpeedStep technology, Execute Disable Bit capability, Intel 64 Technology
Platform Compatibility PC


i want to upgrade to a bigger cpu but i dont want to go too high to have it overheat or damage the board please help me want can i upgrade to

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Hi sirving35,

Dell has tested Inspiron 1545 with Intel Celeron and Intel Core 2 Duo processors.  You may check the list of processors tested by Dell on your computer below:

  • 2 Ghz, 667 Mhz, 1MB L2 cache(575)
  • 2.16 Ghz, 667 Mhz, 1MB L2 cache(585)
  • 2 Ghz, 1 Ghz, 3MB L2 cache (P7350)
  • 2.26 Ghz, 1 Ghz, 3MB L2 cache (P8400)
  • 2.4 Ghz, 1 Ghz, 3MB L2 cache (P8600)
  • 2.53 Ghz, 1 Ghz, 6MB L2 cache (T9400)
  • 2.2 GHz, 800 MHz, 2 MB L2 cache (T6600)
  • 2 GHz, 800 MHz, 2 MB L2 cache (T6400)
  • 2.2 Ghz, 800 MHz, 2MB L2 cache (T5900)
  • 2 Ghz, 800 MHz, 2MB L2 cache (T5800)
  • 2 GHz, 800 MHz, 1 MB L2 cache (T4200)
  • 2.16 Ghz, 667 MHz, 1MB L2 cache (T3400)
  • 2 Ghz, 667 MHz, 1MB L2 cache (T3200)
  • 1.83 Ghz, 667 MHz, 1MB L2 cache (T1700)
  • 1.66 Ghz, 667 MHz, 1MB L2 cache (T1600)
  • 2.53GHz, 3MB cache, 1Ghz bus, Intel P8700
  • 2.13GHz, 3MB cache, 1Ghz bus, Intel P7450

Your computer is shipped with a UMA motherboard with an Intel GM 45 chipset. For more information on this chipset, you may refer to link: http://intel.ly/VVBKPJ 

Click on the compatible products to get the list of processors compatible with your computer.  Before you upgrade processor, please ensure to update system BIOS. 

Dell does not recommend or offer processor upgrade but it is as your discretion in case you really wish to go  ahead with it. Warranty per say, issues arising due to the upgrade will not be covered under warranty , however we will continue providing support for other issues and parts.  

Please reply for further clarifications. 

Thanks and regards,
DELL-Chinmay S
#IWork4Dell 

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