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#1 Dejacque

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 06:28 PM

I have a OptiPlex 755, Windows 7, my cpu is, Intel ® Core ™ 2. Duo CPU E4600 @ 2.40GHz. 4Gs memory, system type 64-bit. I would like to hear from someone, to give me some ideas/options to upgrade my cpu.

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Edited by hamluis, 21 June 2014 - 08:39 PM.
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Posted 21 June 2014 - 07:17 PM

Hi

 

Looking at the Dell manual, it seems you maybe can run a Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 Processor (2.66GHz, 8MB L2 cache, 1066MHz FSB, VT)

in your system.

 

Here is the manual describing the different configurations

 

http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/optix/en/opti_755_techspecs.pdf

 

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 08:40 PM

What's the intent...of this upgrade?  What do you think upgrading your CPU will do for your system...if you don't upgrade other components as well?

 

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Posted 27 June 2014 - 02:42 PM

What is the intent? I am also installing a new video card,/graphic card, for game playing. Radeon HD 6750, or the new model XFX R7 250E 800 MHz 4GB.

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Edited by Dejacque, 27 June 2014 - 02:43 PM.


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Posted 27 June 2014 - 03:31 PM

that is socket 775 so the c2q 6700 should be ok . you would need to be sure that the cpu and motherboard are ok with the same ram though. they both have specs for the ram they can work with. my c2q 6600 uses ddr2 6400.

 

so happens that i just looked up the cards that would compliment the cpu you already have.  there is a new nvidia line , it is the 750ti and low and behold, the thing is dropped down considerably. they are normally around 150 usd.  it is almost as nice as the gtx 660 and way better than a 6750 or r7 250. these 750ti cards are the low power sort so your existing power supply would probably be just fine

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127784&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&cm_sp=&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=

 

if amd is your preference, there is a few r7 260x cards that have dropped considerably in price also..

 

http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/video-card/#sort=a8&c=149


Edited by synergy513, 27 June 2014 - 03:41 PM.

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