Solved How do I Make the AMD Athlon 64x2 CPU compatible with the Dell motherboard in the Dell Optiplex 740 minitower that I have? The Tags: AMD Optiplex CPUs Dell Motherboards Compatibility Last response: January 26, 2014 4:10 PM in CPUs Share cottoncandy1023 January 26, 2014 1:37:34 PM AMD Athlon 64x 2 Compatibility with motherboard in Dell OptiPlex 740 minitower. More about : make amd athlon 64x2 cpu compatible dell motherboard dell optiplex 740 minitower Reply to cottoncandy1023 Wolfshadw a b À AMD a c 83 à CPUs a c 153 V Motherboard January 26, 2014 1:45:14 PM Specifically what AMD Athlon X2 processor do you have? Only AM2 processors up to 5000+ 2.6GHz will work with that motherboard. -Wolf sends Optiplex 740 Tech Specs Reply to Wolfshadw m 0 l cottoncandy1023 January 26, 2014 2:05:07 PM AMD Athlon 64 x 2 2005. ADA3600IAASCU ND84F 0633XPNM Z984833M60190. Reply to cottoncandy1023 m 0 l Related resources Best gaming upgrades for Dell Optiplex 740 MiniTower for $300-$400 Changing GPU, PSU, RAM CPU and Mobo - Forum Upgrading AMD CPU in Dell Optiplex 740 Enhanced - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution Wolfshadw a b À AMD a c 83 à CPUs a c 153 V Motherboard January 26, 2014 2:20:14 PM Ok. Going to guess this is your processor. If that is the case, it should be completely compatible with your current motherboard. -Wolf sends Reply to Wolfshadw Share cottoncandy1023 January 26, 2014 4:10:07 PM Thank you. It is working now. Reply to cottoncandy1023 m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !