Hey I'm new and just had a few questions. I am trying to upgrade my computer's CPU. Are all CPUs compatible with a low-profile desktop? (I use a Dell OptiPlex 745) If not, does anyone know if the Intel E8500 is compatible? I'm looking at it on Newegg.com right now and I dont see anything saying that its Low-Profile. And my last question, does anyone know any good low-profile CPUs if the E8500 isnt compatible? Thanks!
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well, you would have to check with dell to see if your motherboard would be able to use the E8500
btw, cpu's are never low profile, but the heatsink fan that cools them can be