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Vostro 470, best i7 CPU that I can upgrade

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What is the higher Core i7 Processor that I can upgrade on my Vostro 470 Minitower Desktop?

 

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speedstep
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Re: What is the higher i7 Processor that I can upgrade Vostr

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There are no "higher" versions.  This is a very very very very very very very OLD system.

INTEL changes ram and chipset and sockets and everything else with successive generations of Core I3 I5 I7.

Bios should be updated BEFORE changing CPU and with antivirus software UNINSTALLED.  Doing this the other way round bricks the machine. Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 System BIOS.

YOU CANNOT JUMP From A03 to A14 in a single step.

  • CPU  Intel Core i7-3770K 3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor (3rd Gen)  
  • Max Turbo Speed 3.5 GHz
  • Number of Cores Quad-Core
  • 64-bit Computing Yes
  • Chipset Type Intel H77 Express
  • Processor Socket  LGA1155 Socket

 

DescriptionVersionReleasedDownload
Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 System BIOS
This package provides the BIOS Update on Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows and DOS.More details
A147/11/2018
Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 System BIOS
This package provides the BIOS Update on Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows and DOS.More details
A134/9/2018
Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 System BIOS
This package provides the BIOS Update on Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows and DOS.More details
A1210/29/2013
Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 System BIOS
This package provides the BIOS Update on Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows and DOS.More details
A117/31/2013
XPS8500,VOSTRO470 BIOS
XPS 8500,VOSTRO 470 A10 BIOS for Windows 8More details
A103/2/2013
XPS8500,VOSTRO470 BIOS
XPS 8500,VOSTRO 470 A09 BIOS for Windows 8More details
A0910/16/2012
CP&PB BIOS
Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).More details
A066/15/2012
DELL,DSK PROG,BIOS,FWH,8500/470,A05,A05
Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).More details
A055/23/2012
DELL,DSK PROG,BIOS,FWH,8500/470,A03,A03
Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).More details
A035/4/2012

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speedstep
6 Thallium

Re: What is the higher i7 Processor that I can upgrade Vostr

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There are no "higher" versions.  This is a very very very very very very very OLD system.

INTEL changes ram and chipset and sockets and everything else with successive generations of Core I3 I5 I7.

Bios should be updated BEFORE changing CPU and with antivirus software UNINSTALLED.  Doing this the other way round bricks the machine. Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 System BIOS.

YOU CANNOT JUMP From A03 to A14 in a single step.

  • CPU  Intel Core i7-3770K 3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor (3rd Gen)  
  • Max Turbo Speed 3.5 GHz
  • Number of Cores Quad-Core
  • 64-bit Computing Yes
  • Chipset Type Intel H77 Express
  • Processor Socket  LGA1155 Socket

 

DescriptionVersionReleasedDownload
Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 System BIOS
This package provides the BIOS Update on Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows and DOS.More details
A147/11/2018
Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 System BIOS
This package provides the BIOS Update on Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows and DOS.More details
A134/9/2018
Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 System BIOS
This package provides the BIOS Update on Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows and DOS.More details
A1210/29/2013
Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 System BIOS
This package provides the BIOS Update on Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470 running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows and DOS.More details
A117/31/2013
XPS8500,VOSTRO470 BIOS
XPS 8500,VOSTRO 470 A10 BIOS for Windows 8More details
A103/2/2013
XPS8500,VOSTRO470 BIOS
XPS 8500,VOSTRO 470 A09 BIOS for Windows 8More details
A0910/16/2012
CP&PB BIOS
Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).More details
A066/15/2012
DELL,DSK PROG,BIOS,FWH,8500/470,A05,A05
Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).More details
A055/23/2012
DELL,DSK PROG,BIOS,FWH,8500/470,A03,A03
Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).More details
A035/4/2012

Report Unresolved Customer Service Issues
here

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BluedogPDX
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Re: Vostro 470, best i7 CPU that I can upgrade

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Yeah, is an i73770K or i72700K the better choice?

I've read where the 2700K is more solidly built.

Tesla1856
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Re: Vostro 470, best i7 CPU that I can upgrade

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@BluedogPDX wrote:

Yeah, is an i73770K or i72700K the better choice?

 


The CPU that is already installed and working is the best choice.

https://www.dell.com/community/Vostro-Desktops/Vostro-460-0Y2MRG-possible-upgrades-cooling-OC-cpu-fa...


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