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XPS 625, CPU socket type


What is the socket type on the XPS 625. Is it a true AM2+ or is it an AM2 with a bios tweak. I am looking to use a Phenom II 920 on it. it is an HDX920XCGIBOX Will this work since it is an AM2+ processor like the Phenom II 940Z that was shipped with the XPS 625 or was that a special version since I can't find a 940Z referred to anywhere but here.

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The following forum post will answer that. Note the post by speedstep. However Mary G has a good point as well. That system is getting pretty long in the tooth and you may want to consider replacing it with a new system that can easily handle all the recent software and games.


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XPS 625 with the AMD 790X motherboard Socket AM2+

R472N AMD Phenom 8750Z 2.40GHz,512X3,3C,B3
R567N AMD Phenom 9850Z 2.50GHZ,512X4,4C,B3
R473N AMD Phenom X2 5600Z 2.90GHZ,512X2,2C,G2
R568N AMD Phenom 940Z 3.00GHz,512X4,4C

These are validated -
AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core 2000, 2900
AMD Phenom X3 Triple-Core 2400, 3600
AMD Phenom X4 Quad-Core 2500, 4000
AMD Phenom II X4 Quad-Core 3000, 3600

1.0.2 was the last bios issued in 2009


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