Will my computer upgrade to this new CPU Tags: CPUs Processors Last response: January 8, 2009 5:26 AM in CPUs Share Busdriver101 January 7, 2009 1:00:17 AM Ok i got a Gateway GT5018E here are the specs Processor- Intel® Pentium® D processor 820 (dual-core) Each core operates at 2.8 GHz, 800 MHz FSB 2 × 1 MB L2 cache 64-bit processor with EM64T Technology Chipset Intel® 945G That is the Stock CPU the Socket type is LGA 775 And i want to put this one in http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Any help will be helpfull Thanks! (EDIT Yes I've looked my best (which isin't very good) and i found nothing that plainly said "You can now upgrade your CPU"..i've updated my BIOS and Chipset (?) with the latest they have. More about : computer upgrade cpu | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove roofus January 7, 2009 1:03:37 AM better check the Gateway product support page for your system and see if they ever released a BIOS update to facilitate that dual core. you might be out of luck. | Report abuse Mondoman January 7, 2009 1:41:34 AM You'll have to check with Gateway on what CPUs their latest BIOS version supports. There might be a "CPU support list" or similar at their website that lists which CPUs are compatible with which MBs. | Report abuse Busdriver101 January 8, 2009 5:26:34 AM *bump* | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Will my computer upgrade to this new CPU> Related ressources: ForumComputer turns off then on, No screen after upgrade to new cpu cooler ForumComputer won't boot after cpu upgrade ForumUpgrade - new MB CPU SSD with some old parts ForumComputer CPU upgrade ForumAfter CPU , RAM, Mobo upgrade , computer is slower ForumNew cpu computer won't boot ForumGot a decent computer , new cpu would yield better performance? ForumNew AMD CPU , computer shuts down after a second or two ForumComputer motherboard and CPU upgrade ForumComputer keeps reseting after CPU upgrade ForumNew/upgrade video game computer , targeting $1,000 ForumCPU upgrade question (HP computer ..) Forum[ Upgrade ] New Motherboard, CPU , GPU, maybe RAM ForumNew GPU, should I upgrade CPU to 965BE or go 2500k ForumCan I upgrade the CPU for my computer ? ForumUpgrade old computer 's CPU ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumCPU multiplier problem - please help ForumWill this plat WoW? ForumIs this good cpu? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !