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Can This Compaq Take A Core2duo E4 Series


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#1 figgis41

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Posted 14 July 2008 - 12:45 PM

Hi all,,, a friend and fellow B/C member wants to upgrade his processor in his compaq presario desktop pc,,,, i have looked at the specs and the mobo and it looks like it will take an intel E4000 series this is the one he is looking at on newegg,,,,,,
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16819115032
and here's a link to his pc and mobo specs
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/documen...181&lang=en
just needed a second opinion,,,, thanks for your time and help.
Figgis,,,, LUFC

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Posted 14 July 2008 - 01:15 PM

Yes, it should work. The reason it only supports the E4X00 series is because it only has a maximum fsb of 800mhz. The other models of core 2 duo's have an fsb of 1066, or 1333.
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Posted 15 July 2008 - 10:14 AM

yep,,, i figured that one,,, just needed to be absolute on this as its someone elses money on my recomendation,,,,lol,,,, thanks for your help Sterling,,, much appreciated.
Figgis,,,, LUFC




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