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Paper Tape
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Fastest CPU for TS200?

Hi,

 

I'm thinking of upgrading the CPU in my TS200.

 

What is the fastest processor that will work in it? Should all LGA1156 processors work?

 

Many Thanks

T

Paper Tape
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Re: Fastest CPU for TS200?

Bump... Anyone know the answer to this, or where I can find the answer?
Thanks in advance!
T
Paper Tape
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Re: Fastest CPU for TS200?

One last attempt at a bump... Please help someone Smiley Happy It would be very much appreciated!

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Re: Fastest CPU for TS200?

the fastest supported processor in the TS200 is a 2.93 GHz Xeon X3470.

 

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-75521.html

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Paper Tape
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Re: Fastest CPU for TS200?

Thanks!
So - will other fast 1156 socket processors like the Core i7-8xx not work, or are they just untested / not supported?

Cheers
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Re: Fastest CPU for TS200?

not sure if it will work.   officially it's not supported.

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Paper Tape
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Re: Fastest CPU for TS200?

I took a punt and installed an i7 875K.

So far it seems to be working fine.

T