CPU upgrade

By valbren
Feb 1, 2010
  1. i made a lot of search over the internet to see if ican put a dual core or a core 2 duo in my mobo.does annybody know if ican manage something like that and if i can what cpu can i use?it is a fujitsu siemens scaleo p.

    Field Value
    Motherboard Properties
    Motherboard ID 11/11/2005-i915P-6A79VG0KC-00
    Motherboard Name Gigabyte GA-8I915PM

    Front Side Bus Properties
    Bus Type Intel GTL+
    Bus Width 64-bit
    Real Clock 200 MHz (QDR)
    Effective Clock 800 MHz
    Bandwidth 6400 MB/s

    Memory Bus Properties
    Bus Type Dual DDR SDRAM
    Bus Width 128-bit
    DRAM:FSB Ratio 1:1
    Real Clock 200 MHz (DDR)
    Effective Clock 400 MHz
    Bandwidth 6400 MB/s

    Chipset Bus Properties
    Bus Type Intel Direct Media Interface

    Motherboard Physical Info
    CPU Sockets/Slots 1 LGA775
    Expansion Slots 2 PCI, 1 PCI-E x1, 1 PCI-E x16
    RAM Slots 4 DDR DIMM
    Integrated Devices Audio, LAN
    Form Factor Micro ATX
    Motherboard Size 240 mm x 240 mm
    Motherboard Chipset i915P

    Motherboard Manufacturer
    Company Name Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
    Product Information
    BIOS Download
    Driver Update
    BIOS Upgrades
  2. GThomp6654

    GThomp6654 TS Rookie Posts: 34

  3. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,681   +86

    I'm afraid 915 chipset only supported Intel P4 or Celeron D processors if i remember correctly.
  4. valbren

    valbren TS Rookie Topic Starter

    According to the gigabyte website, you cannot upgrade the cpu on this board

    However perhaps a more experienced techspot board member has better ideas

    EDIT: the link I gave, is the link to the 'supported' cpus on the gigabyte website

    only a p4 extreme with a bios update is sugesting this link.i can not update bios with this version because my mobo is an oem version.the latest bios for the oem product is already installed by me.
  5. valbren

    valbren TS Rookie Topic Starter

    intel agrees with you.i was hoping that some informations have been given in the past when some processors were not in the market already or have not been tested yet by them.i have seen on a site someone with the same mobo asking the same thing and they told him that it is possible to change cpu as long as the socket (and the fsb i think)is the same.but just that.i didn't saw further discusson about the issue.
  6. ucould2

    ucould2 TS Guru Posts: 271

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