Pentoum D to Core 2 Duo Tags: CPUs Pentium Core Last response: November 30, 2012 4:34 PM in CPUs Share Pearson1700 November 30, 2012 3:42:31 PM Hello,I have a Dell Dimension 9150 with: 3.00Ghz Pentium D 4GB DDR2 RAM (3.25Gb as Windows is 32bit) Nvidia (Zotac) Geforce GT220 (1GB) Would I be able to upgrade my processor to a Core 2 Duo as the Pentium D is getting old and slow meaning newly released games do not support it anymore Thanks More about : pentoum core duo J_E_D_70 a b à CPUs November 30, 2012 4:25:07 PM I'd say that the core2 duo is old and slow and newly released games don't play well with it I just upgraded from a C2D 2.66 because it couldn't run BF3 well even on low (at 1080). I'd check the Dell site to see how far you can upgrade (there are sometimes BIOS limitations). americanbrian a b à CPUs November 30, 2012 4:29:08 PM It should do any dual core with up to a 1066Mhz FSB from the core 2 range. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer J_E_D_70 a b à CPUs November 30, 2012 4:34:59 PM Should, but again check with Dell. My MSI mobo never got a BIOS update to support the die-shrunk Duos so I was stuck in first-gen. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedwill core2duo work in D946GZIS motherboard? Forum SolvedFailure putting Core 2 Duo E4600 2.4GHz /2M/800 LGA 775 in Intel D945GCZ Motherboard. Forum SolvedInstalling Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 3.00GHz, 4Mb Cache, 1333MHz FSB on Intel D945GCZ MB Forum SolvedDoes my Intel D945GCZ Motherboard support Intel Core 2 Duo? I have 3.4 Pentium D now and latest bios. TY. Forum SolvedIntel Core 2 Duo E6300 Or Intel Pentium D 805 Forum Im trying to relace a pentium 4 3.2ghz with a core 2 duo E8400 3.0ghz on an AW9D-MAX mobo, im getting the error code 8.7 (chec Forum SolvedIntel Celeron D vs Pentium D vs Pentium Dual-Core vs Core 2 Duo (Socket LGA775) Forum SolvedCan I replace Pentium D820 Dual with Core 2 Duo E6700 Forum SolvedCPU swap - Pentium D with a Core2 Duo E7500 Forum SolvedEmachines W3650 Celeron D 440 upgrade to Intel Core 2 Duo E8400? Forum SolvedIntel Core 2 Duo E6850 or Intel Pentium D 945 Forum SolvedWill intel core 2 duo processor works with motherboard d845 Forum SolvedUpgrade - Pentium D to Core2Duo Forum SolvedCan an intel core 2 duo processor compatible with pentium D 820 mobo socket Forum SolvedGateway E-5400D with core 2 duo and ati 4670??? Forum SolvedReplace a Pentium D with an Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 Socket LGA775 Forum SolvedPentium D 965EE versus Core2 Duo E6400? Forum i have a dell latitude d630 2Gb ram , intel core 2 duo 2.0, Mobile intel(R) 965 expres chipset family with 358 MB total aviabl Forum Pentium D or Core 2 Duo? Forum Help with Core 2 Duo vs Pentium D Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !