Can you substitute intel i3 processor in a dell optiplex 740 Tags: CPUs Dell Optiplex Processors Intel Last response: April 21, 2012 7:09 AM in CPUs Share Petebzson April 21, 2012 3:52:54 AM I have a dell optiplex 740 enhanced with AMD processor and would like to know if an Intel i3 will work in the socket. More about : substitute intel processor dell optiplex 740 jaguarskx a c 471 à CPUs a c 115 å Intel April 21, 2012 7:09:43 AM No. The Core i3 is socket 1155 and requires a motherboard with an Intel chipset. The Dell Optiplex 740 has an old socket AM2 motherboard. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Can we Upgrade Dell optiplex 760 Core 2 duo to core i3 processor without changing motherboard? Forum Can we Upgrade Dell optiplex 760 Core 2 duo to core i3 processor without changing motherboard? Forum SolvedBest gaming upgrades for Dell Optiplex 740 MiniTower for $300-$400 Changing GPU, PSU, RAM CPU and Mobo Forum Solvedminecraft on dell optiplex 740? Forum SolvedHow do I Make the AMD Athlon 64x2 CPU compatible with the Dell motherboard in the Dell Optiplex 740 minitower that I have? The Forum SolvedDell Optiplex 740 Forum SolvedDell optiplex 740 upgrades Help??? Forum SolvedDell Optiplex 740 Graphics Card Problem Forum Can an intel core i5 processor work in a dell optiplex 380 with a 745 processor Forum Can an intel core i5 processor work in a dell optiplex 380 with a 745 processor Forum Best gaming upgrades for Dell Optiplex 740 MiniTower Forum SolvedGeForce GT620 for Dell Optiplex 740? Forum I have a Dell Inspiron with i3 Intel Processor. My specs areIntel(R) Core(TM) i3-2370M CPU @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs). I have 6144MB Forum SolvedWhich gaming card will run in my dell optiplex 740 Forum SolvedCan we run Core 2 Quad processor on dell optiplex 760?? Forum Dell optiplex 740 too slow Forum Help me upgrade my Dell optiplex 740 Forum SolvedDoes the dell optiplex 390 support the i5 3570k processor? Forum Can we devellop dell studio 1555 processor to intel i3 Forum Dell vostro intel core i3 processor laptop youcam software free download Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !