Is it possible to upgrade Dell Precision 380 to Core 2 Duo?

By Faraz55
Dec 3, 2010
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  1. I have Dell Precision 380. It has 3.2 Ghz processor and intel i955x mother board. Can i upgrade my computer to Core 2Duo?
    Or how far I can upgrade it at most?
    Any suggestions will be highly appreciated.
  2. Computerpete

    Computerpete TS Rookie Posts: 120

    It all depends on the socket on the motherboard.
    What socket do you have.
  3. Faraz55

    Faraz55 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for replying Computrerpete.
    well, i dont know how can i know about socket?
    I ran CPU-Z test, but couldn't find anything like that. Would you elaborate plz?
  4. Computerpete

    Computerpete TS Rookie Posts: 120

    Hi farraz
    Just looked it up your motherboard has socket LGA 775 which take Core 2 duo but I would make sure the mobo supports it I hope that helps.
  5. Faraz55

    Faraz55 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you so much Computerpete. It does have LGA775. Thank you dear for your worthy advice.
    It was really great.
  6. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,876   +332

  7. Faraz55

    Faraz55 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Now I have come to know exactly what limitations are. So thanks to both of you guys. Your suggestions were very helpful indeed.

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