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Swapping CPU need to know if it'll fit and work

By Edwin Phate
Feb 9, 2011
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  1. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    no motherboard = no info. please post motherboard.
     
  2. Win7Dev

    Win7Dev TS Evangelist Posts: 567   +174

    It should work just based on the socket type, but its not guaranteed.
     
  3. nissanman

    nissanman TS Maniac Posts: 247

    we need to know what brand and model your motherboard is. It might pay to tell us what the bios revision is aswell. It is usually displayed on the post screen when you first power on the PC.
     
  4. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +116

    As above - Whether or not it physically fits is very different to whether or not it will actually work.
     

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