Mac question 1st gen macpro with new penryn cpu Tags: CPUs Configuration Macintosh Last response: June 27, 2008 7:07 AM in CPUs Share john1192 December 17, 2007 3:24:49 PM Mac question: 1st gen macpro with new penryn cpu ... same slot config or do you think they will Not work in the old mac pros if this is not the right place to pose this question does anyone know a better place to post thank you john More about : mac question 1st gen macpro penryn cpu | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove runswindows95 December 17, 2007 3:54:47 PM Honestly, either contact Apple directly or go to a Mac forum. You won't find much help here on a PC forum. | Report abuse john1192 December 17, 2007 4:00:33 PM thank you ... appreciate your response ... thought here as no Mac forum has a clue ... cheers john | Report abuse skittle December 17, 2007 4:16:22 PM john1192 said:thought here as no Mac forum has a clue ... Sorry, but i think this is REALLY funny. | Report abuse Related ressources How far can you upgrade a MacPro 's CPU ? - Forum Critique Zdnet's $2K MacPro QuadCore Killer - Forum MacPro or a home buit PC ? - Forum 45nm Penryn CPU 's - 1st Qtr 2007? - Forum Why no good nVidia next gen GPU info from Tom's? - Forum Ask the community Publish TechnologyCoordinator December 17, 2007 4:17:45 PM The comercials say they just work, so I'd imagine it would just work. JK I agree with the others, you'll probably want to find a good Mac forum, I don't even know how to turn the things on. | Report abuse futurepastnow December 17, 2007 4:24:35 PM The Mac Pro is socket 771 with a 5000x chipset. Penryn processors that use a 1333FSB should work. The 1600FSB processors will not work. | Report abuse roadrunner197069 December 17, 2007 4:54:31 PM Buy one and if it dont work you can give it to me. | Report abuse singingigo December 17, 2007 5:25:49 PM Socket 771? Isn't the latest socket 775? Maybe I am missing something... | Report abuse Scotteq CPUs Expert December 17, 2007 5:32:19 PM singingigo said:Socket 771? Isn't the latest socket 775? Maybe I am missing something... 771 is a Xeon socket | Report abuse crypto7 June 27, 2008 7:07:16 AM No such thing as a Penryn Mac Pro. The 1st gen Mac Pros all have Woodcrest (Xeon 5100 series) processors. The 2nd gen have Clovertowns and the 3rd gen (8-core) have Harpertowns. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Mac question 1st gen macpro with new penryn cpu> Related ressources: ForumShould You Buy a New Mac Mini, iMac or Mac Pro? ForumShaking off the dust - building a sub-$2k gaming machine ForumSecond Take: The Future of Mac Gaming ForumWant a Penryn processor crack open an apple! ForumI HATE APPLE. ForumIntel's claims Penryn 40% faster in games! ForumPhenom 9700, AMD's 1st Quad-Core CPU ForumPC spec to rival Mac Pro 2x 6-Core Intel Xeon 2.66 Forum2nd gen i3 or 1st gen i5 ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 Forumhelp with new computer please ForumLooking for a Good CPU Fan to Go With a Q6600 Quad Core ForumUltra Aluminus Case Question ForumHelp with upgrade ForumQUESTION ABOUT C2D 6750 Retail Box Processor? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !