ASUS P5WD2 Premium and Core 2 Duos

Jan 30, 2007
  1. HERE
    is a link to my motherboard specifications. Will my board take core 2 duo processors?

    Thanx fo looking
  2. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    It doesn't look like it.
  3. RickM

    RickM TS Member Posts: 27

    Hi IBN,
    It looks to me that you should be O.K.
    Here is the CPU spec's:
    CPU - LGA775 socket for Intel® Pentium 4/Celeron CPU
    - Intel Pentium® Processor Extreme Edition & Intel
    Pentium® D Processor ready
    - Compatible with Intel® 05B/ 05A and 04B/04A processors
    - Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ready
    Good Luck
  4. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    Not to be argumentative, but the Core 2 Duo isn't a Pentium. It's a different architecture. Wikipedia tells us that that chipset doesn't support Core 2 Duo. That's the way I understand it, anyway.
  5. JimShady23

    JimShady23 TS Maniac Posts: 373


    I think that the intel P965 chipset is the lowest that supports the core 2 duo.

    Check into the Asus P5B line of boards. They are avaliable in all kinds of flavors to suite your needs.
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