Silhillside
1 Copper

Replacement of cpu

I was wondering if it would be possible to upgrade my i3 cpu of my optiplex 790 desktop to an i5 cpu? Would that work, it's an lga socket 1155 

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Henry dell
2 Iron

Re: Replacement of cpu

It should work, if you use the same generation as the current i3. Look at the dell manuals to see what i5 parts were used. Probably something like i5 2400

 

 

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redxps630
5 Rhenium

Re: Replacement of cpu

concur. Per 790 tech guide i5 for 790 MT/DT/SFF are i5-2500, i5-2400.

 


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speedstep
8 Krypton

Re: Replacement of cpu

 

https://i.dell.com/sites/csdocuments/Shared-Content_data-Sheets_Documents/en/us/optiplex-790-tech-gu...


Yes EXCEPT USFF

2nd Gen

Intel® Core™ i7 2600 / 3.40GHz, 8M, 95W
Intel® Core™ i5 2500 / 3.30GHz, 6M, 95W

USFF requires the low power versions
Intel® Core™ i7 2600S / 2.80GHz, 8M, , 65W
Intel® Core™ i5 2500S / 2.70GHz, 6M, , 65W

https://www.amazon.com/INTEL-CORE-I5-2500S-2-7GHZ-3-7GHZ-PROCESSOR/dp/B00HDA7G98

 

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