Upgrade Dell Optiplex 745 Tags: CPUs Core Optiplex Dell Last response: February 28, 2012 9:52 PM in CPUs Share SnnokJonesSr February 28, 2012 3:08:08 AM can this Core 2 Duo (E8400) 3.00 GHz be used in my Dell Optiplex 745 More about : upgrade dell optiplex 745 scottiemedic a b à CPUs February 28, 2012 3:43:21 AM The 965 chipset found on your Dell is NOT one of the listed compatible chipsets with an E8400: http://ark.intel.com/products/33910?wapkw=e8400 http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=dell%20optiplex%... (PDF file) m 0 l SnnokJonesSr February 28, 2012 2:10:58 PM Yes no? What is the fastest processor I can upgrade to please help and thanks m 0 l Related resources Can I upgrade a Dell Optiplex 745 small form factor PC? - Forum HELP PLS.....dell optiplex 745 ssf video card upgrade - Forum upgrade dell optiplex 745 - Forum Dell Optiplex 745 USFF Motherboard Upgrade - Forum dell optiplex 745 dt cpu upgrade? I want to play State of Decay - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer SnnokJonesSr February 28, 2012 5:04:54 PM scottiemedic said:The 965 chipset found on your Dell is NOT one of the listed compatible chipsets with an E8400: http://ark.intel.com/products/33910?wapkw=e8400 http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=dell%20optiplex%... (PDF file) Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900 - 2.8 GHz Dual-Core Processor SLAF4 what about this one m 0 l scottiemedic a b à CPUs February 28, 2012 9:52:21 PM The X7900 is a mobile processor, not a desktop processor... Your mobo uses a 'Q965' chipset, so you have to find a compatible processor for that chipset. Here is a list of compatible products for the Q965 chipset: http://ark.intel.com/products/chipsets/22756 Of those listed, the Core2Duo E6600 apprears to be the best CPU you can put on it: http://ark.intel.com/products/27250/Intel-Core2-Duo-Pro...(4M-Cache-2_40-GHz-1066-MHz-FSB) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDell optiplex 745 (desktop version) power supply upgrade option Forum SolvedDell Optiplex 745 CPU Upgrade Forum SolvedDell optiplex 745 best CPU upgrade for me Forum SolvedDell optiplex 745 MT UPGRADE! Forum SolvedDell Optiplex 745 MT CPU upgrade! Forum SolvedDell Optiplex 745 MT Power supply UPGRADE! Forum Graphics Card upgrade for Dell Optiplex 745? Forum Dell Optiplex 745 System upgrade to i5-4xxx Forum SolvedDell Optiplex 745 CPU Upgrade Forum Upgrade PSU on Dell Optiplex 745 Forum Dell Optiplex 745 Video Card upgrade Forum SolvedUpgrade to GTX 460 on DELL optiplex 745 Forum Motherboard upgrade for dell optiplex 745 Desktop Forum upgrade dell optiplex 745 Forum upgrade Dell OptiPlex 745 Series Small Form Factor upgrade Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !