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2 quad Q9550 1 mother board

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October 12, 2010 4:08:25 PM

Hello,
I have 2 quad core Q9550 and would like to use them both on one mother board but the only thing I can seem t0 find is the intel skulltrail but those don't work on it - diff socket. can you please make some suggestions as to what else is out there?

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October 12, 2010 4:33:14 PM

I do not believe they made a dual LGA775 board but LGA771 for Xeon is a different story.
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October 12, 2010 6:38:02 PM

The Q9550 can't be used with more than 1 in a board, you need either a special platform like the Skulltrail, or a server/workstation set up. Regular desktop chips aren't designed to communicate with each other like the Xeon line is, so none of the consumer desktop boards have more than 1 socket because the processors can't be used.
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October 12, 2010 6:52:35 PM

send both 9550s to me and i will put all four dies on one cpu and send the finished chip back to you, now because the board does not officially support the modified chip it will look like only 1 9550 is in use but it will infact be two
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October 13, 2010 1:17:06 PM

loneninja said:
The Q9550 can't be used with more than 1 in a board, you need either a special platform like the Skulltrail, or a server/workstation set up. Regular desktop chips aren't designed to communicate with each other like the Xeon line is, so none of the consumer desktop boards have more than 1 socket because the processors can't be used.



Can you recommend a server/workstation set up? The skulltrails wont work from what I've found


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October 13, 2010 2:41:13 PM

^^^

You cannot use 2 Q9550 in one motherboard because they are not designed to communicate with each other.

Since socket 775 CPUs are not designed to communicate with each other there are no motherboards designed to use two Q9550s.
October 14, 2010 6:32:53 AM

xaira said:
send both 9550s to me and i will put all four dies on one cpu and send the finished chip back to you, now because the board does not officially support the modified chip it will look like only 1 9550 is in use but it will infact be two


Do you think there's a way to do it? Are you gonna open the processor's seal ?
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October 14, 2010 12:10:42 PM

andrern, no, there isn't a way to do it. xaira is pulling your leg and it came off in his hand.
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