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Blue Screen Again
Posts: 17
Registered: ‎08-26-2008
Location: Wisconsin
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Motherboard CPU upgrade?

I want to upgrade my K210's CPU from a pentium dualcore 1.6 to AROUND a core 2 duo 3.0. My uncle (No-it-all PC guy) says that I should check the MOBO's capacity for CPU's and if it could handle "good" CPU's. Has anybody upgraded to anything simialar to my situation?  If so, was everyting A-OK? Please share any insight you might have.
Retired Guru
Posts: 1,406
Registered: ‎10-26-2008
Location: California, United States
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Re: Motherboard CPU upgrade?

Here is a similar thread. The user upgraded to an E5200. I'm confident you'd be able to go with a higher clocked Core 2 Duo as long as you understand the possible limitations placed [i.e. chipset, BIOS]


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