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Upgradeing my processor

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February 14, 2012 2:28:06 PM

I currently own a Dell optiplex 745 Mini-tower

Motherboard :-

Manufacturer Dell Inc.
Model 0HR330
Chipset Vendor Intel
Chipset Model Q965
Chipset Revision C1
Southbridge Vendor Intel
Southbridge Model 82801HB/HR (ICH8/R)
Southbridge Revision B0
Brand Dell Inc.
Version 2.3.1
Date 05/21/2007

CPU :-

Intel Pentium D 925
Cores 2
Threads 2
Name Intel Pentium D 925
Code Name Presler
Package Socket 775 LGA
Technology 65nm
Specification Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.00GHz
Family F
Extended Family F
Model 6
Extended Model 6
Stepping 5
Revision D0
Instructions MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, Intel 64
Virtualization Unsupported
Hyperthreading Not supported
Bus Speed 199.4 MHz
Rated Bus Speed 797.5 MHz
Stock Core Speed 3000 MHz
Stock Bus Speed 200 MHz

Could someone please tell me which Intel Processors I can upgrade to. I've heard that an Intel Core2Duo E6700/E6600 would work but i have no idea what i'm doing...putting it simply.

Any advise is appreciated.

thanks :) 

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February 14, 2012 2:38:47 PM

Would the standard Heatsink thatt came with my pc be okay with the E6600 or am I going to have to buy a more efficient cooler?
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February 14, 2012 2:58:12 PM

Okay, Thanks alot for your help :) 
April 10, 2012 1:26:55 AM

well i have a Dell Optiplex 745 and it runs a stock Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 and i was looking to update it to a its quad core brother. They both have the same socket but can this board support this processor or a higher speed Core 2 Duo?