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Update bios Dell Dimension 8300 General Hardware Questions

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October 24, 2011 4:24:53 AM

How do I update bios on Dell Dimension 8300 purchased in 2002 or 3? I want to upgrade processor from 2.8GHz,512KB to 3.4GHz, 1MB.
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October 24, 2011 6:22:57 AM

The only BIOS upgrade that is likely to work is one provided by Dell. Check their website. If there's no new BIOS - and there probably isn't - I don't know of any way that won't possibly brick your motherboard.

Your current BIOS may support a new processor (if you haven't checked). And there's probably no need for a new BIOS to upgrade memory.
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