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Asus p5gdc pro compatibility with dual core

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March 12, 2012 8:45:55 PM

Can I put a dual core cpu on this modbo?
March 12, 2012 9:44:18 PM

I have on it a P4 630 cpu(2mb 3,00Ghz).With a good cooler I can go close to a dual core?(with O.C.)
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March 12, 2012 10:00:06 PM

Even if you get it to OC, it will never get close to a dual core. You might get it up to 3.2 or 3.3 GHz if you're lucky. The P4s weren't the best overclockers and when you OC them, they generate a lot of heat (which they do not OCed, but worse). If you need something faster, it's time to get a new mobo and CPU (and maybe other components depending on what you have).

Not what you wanted to hear I'm sure...
March 13, 2012 3:55:03 PM

My PC is working now with OC at 3,45Ghz and a stock cooler.I try it at 3,9 Ghz but it was at 58-59 C in idle.
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March 13, 2012 9:17:04 PM

Have you Prime tested it?
March 14, 2012 9:39:04 AM

scottiemedic said:
Have you Prime tested it?

Can U help me to do it?Or can U tell me how it work the "Prime" test?
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March 14, 2012 1:32:29 PM

Google "Prime95" and download it. It's a burn in program that will stress test your system. It's the de-facto for new builds and overclocks.
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