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#1 killerx525

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Posted 29 December 2010 - 07:36 PM

I'm gonna buy this processor but the current processor installed uses 65W, the new one uses 95W. Will this even be compatiable? The new is also a 65nm and a Conroe. The current processor for the stock bus speed is 200mhz whereas the one i want to buy is 1333mhz. Speccy.

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Posted 29 December 2010 - 10:45 PM

Your current CPU is an 800 FSB (muliply by 4).

Technically, the 965 was never meant to support more than a 1066 FSB, but later BIOS revisions from the major makers/OEMs bumped some 965 revisions to 1333 FSB support. Since the board was intended for a builder (ACER), chances are good that the real OEM did not support it. ACER provides support, not the board OEM.

The problem is, I don't know exactly what motherboard you have in your system. You have an "ACER" number, but not the OEM's number for it. I couldn't find a mobo at Foxconn that matched those specs, so strike one. Can you look at any numbers/manufacturers markings on the motherboard and post back? Pics would be helpful as well. Even the system model number would help.

Something to consider also is that some motherboards did not do well with higher wattage CPUs as this caused mosfet/vreg overheating since insufficient/small heatsinks were used. The builders are not known for paying to put more on a motherboard (this means heatsinks and other features) than they absolutely had to.

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Posted 30 December 2010 - 09:44 AM

It is a Acer Veriton 7900pro. On speccy it says the motherboard is Acer FQ965M. This model is from 2007. So the processor will overheat since it uses more power but it is compatiable?

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I've this porcessor but i'm pretty sure it will be compatiable.

Edited by killerx525, 30 December 2010 - 10:42 AM.

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Posted 30 December 2010 - 02:52 PM

perhaps but unlikely-Intel CPUs have to have the FSB on the CPU match that on the board, and some motherboards with that chipsets have BIOSes that were upgraded to allow a 1333 mhz Bus speed, most OEM computers like ACER, did not release a BIOS that would work with their board and allow that. And provided you find the correct BIOS, and if it works, then you will have to worry about the chipset overheating, which will drastically shorten the life of your computer, though you can get chipset heatsinks pretty easy that may help a little there.

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Posted 30 December 2010 - 04:01 PM

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Ditto to what the_patriot09 posted. The motherboard manufacturers made some 965 boards that supported 1333 FSB CPUs, but the vast majority of 965 boards only supported FSBs up to 1066. Your new CPU may very well boot up in this board, but there is no guarantee it will run at it's advertised speed. Figure also that motherboard might not have the most robust power section (mosfets/vregs). Going to 95 watts from 65 watt CPU could be a problem for some boards.

Once again, if you could pull the case open and see what motherboard is in there, and whether or not it has an actual OEM (Foxconn/ASUS etc)part number. I am having no luck getting any real info on an Acer FQ965M motherboard.

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Posted 30 December 2010 - 06:45 PM

If it doesn't go at full speed that is ok! So this Power thing will shorten the life of the computer? Have you had a look at the other processor I posted? Also my friend is going let me try his core 2 quad q6600, if it does boot up I will buy off him.

Edited by killerx525, 30 December 2010 - 06:48 PM.

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Posted 30 December 2010 - 07:34 PM

the other one you posted with the 1066 mhz FSB should work ok, provided it is the same wattage. since it does have 1066 mhz FSB. With the q6600 in theory, has a 1066 mhz FSB, but it draws more power (104 watts) so the board may not be able to handle the extra power, and cooling could be a problem.

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Posted 31 December 2010 - 11:51 AM

I will try the q6600 see how that goes but is the E6700 suitable for light gaming?

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Posted 31 December 2010 - 12:40 PM

The first e6700 ebay link has ended but i found this one.

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Posted 31 December 2010 - 03:46 PM

Ya, as long as your not after a lot of eye candy. My dual core athlon 64 x2 handled all the modern games just fine-just not at real high graphics, which is why I upgraded to a quad. But for light gaming it should do fine :D

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Posted 01 January 2011 - 09:26 AM

Ya, as long as your not after a lot of eye candy. My dual core athlon 64 x2 handled all the modern games just fine-just not at real high graphics, which is why I upgraded to a quad. But for light gaming it should do fine :D

Sweet, my graphics card has already arrived which is the 1GB Asus 5670. Is 2.66Ghz enough for modern games or do i have to overclock it? My cousin(Master131) is gonna overclock my new graphics card for me but will it make a difference? My light gaming will be pretty much 2 hour of gaming on Sunday but school holiday everyday except Saturday :wink:

Edited by killerx525, 01 January 2011 - 09:28 AM.

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Posted 01 January 2011 - 07:50 PM

Again, depends on the game, and how much eye candy. It probably wont do bad company 2 at max graphics at 1920 x 1080, but at low to medium graphics at a lower resolution it should do fine.

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 05:27 AM

Yay but i'm gonna not set it at that resolution, i hope Metro 2033 and GTA IV will work.

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 08:46 AM

Yay but i'm gonna not set it at that resolution, i hope Metro 2033 and GTA IV will work.


Metro 2033 on a 5670? You are optimistic. Great card(my go to HTPC card), but it will have a tough time running 2033 at a decent resolution.

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 11:59 AM


Yay but i'm gonna not set it at that resolution, i hope Metro 2033 and GTA IV will work.


Metro 2033 on a 5670? You are optimistic. Great card(my go to HTPC card), but it will have a tough time running 2033 at a decent resolution.

Some overclocking will solve the problem B)

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