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XPS 400 cpu replacement

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December 13, 2011 11:35:14 PM

Hey im here to ask what are some replacement cpu's for the xps 400 i currently have the pentium D 820 2.8 Ghz LGA 775

if you could plz find me some cheep ones preferably the 3.0 Ghz range ;) 

give me the links to the web site thanks

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December 14, 2011 9:16:46 AM

That's an old motherboard that may not work with core2 duos. I would post your question on one of the dell forums. If you decide to go ahead and try it anyway, I would lood for the e6400 used for around $30. If that works, then the q6600 might also work. Don't invest too much in such an old system. I never recommend upgrading a dell system with a newer cpu. Look for used cpus on craigslist or anandtech's for sale forum. Make an offer; don't spend too much. The lowest price for the q6600 I've seen is $70 for the cpu only. It only runs at 2.4 ghtz. People have used it alot as it overclocks well, but your dell boad won't permit overclocking. And you may also have to upgrade the heatsink for a quad core. Do some more research first.
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December 14, 2011 12:53:49 PM

ok thx :??: 
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March 6, 2012 6:34:11 PM

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