Attach the am2 socket to the motherboard of a dell dimension e521 Tags: Motherboards Dimension Dell Socket Last response: August 28, 2013 1:24 PM in Motherboards Share macduffer February 24, 2013 9:20:40 PM ho how does one attach the am2 940 pin socket [ pin grid array ] ]to the motherboard on a dell dimension e521 thanks a lot jim More about : attach am2 socket motherboard dell dimension e521 Reply to macduffer BadPeteNo a b V Motherboard March 11, 2013 6:54:29 PM Intel and AMD sockets are incompatible. AM2 is an AMD socket, your computer has an Intel socket. In short, this simply won't work. Reply to BadPeteNo LegendJared August 28, 2013 1:24:12 PM Well actually.. my e521 has a dual core amd athlon Processor in it...runing at 3ghz Reply to LegendJared Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: ForumDELL e521 PROCESSOR/GPU UPGRADE ForumDell dimension e521 motherboard support amd phenom ForumDell Dimension e521 - AMD Athlon II CPU support? ForumBest Processor For Dell Dimension E521 ForumDell E521 - Questions about video card upgrades for this machine. ForumReplacement for Geforce 7300 LE on Dell Dimension E521 Forumupgrading a Dell Dimesion E521 CPU question ForumDell E521 cpu upgrade ForumAMD athlon 6400+ upgrade in Dell Dim E521 ForumUpgrading a Dell Dimesion E521 CPU question ForumDell Dimension E521 video card problem/update ForumHow do i get into bios on my dell dimension E521 windows xp if monitor is blank ForumOld Dimension E521 - trying to upgrade video for son ForumDell E521 - New to building/upgrading systems systems ForumDell E521 Help ForumCompatibility More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !