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 : ForumRegarding nvidia graphic card for P4 and intel core 2 ForumUpgraded cpu from d to core 2 duo and runs slower ?! ForumWill 3 d max work in intel core 2 duo e7500 microprocessor ForumCan I replace Pentium D 820 Dual with Core 2 Duo E6700 ForumCPU swap - Pentium D with a Core2 Duo E7500 ForumNeed opinion about this build ForumGateway E-5400 D with core 2 duo and ati 4670??? ForumEmachines W3650 Celeron D 440 upgrade to Intel Core 2 Duo E8400? ForumHow Much GB ram Supported in my PC that has intel core2Duo(2.2 GHz), D 945GCNL ForumIntel Core 2 Duo E6850 or Intel Pentium D 945 ForumIntel Pentium D 945 Presler 3.4GHz vs. Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 Conroe 2 .4GHz ForumIntel Pentium D 2 .8 ghz vs. Core 2 Duo T6600 2 .26 Ghz ForumIs Pentium D 960 better than a Core2Duo E5400? ForumWill intel core 2 duo processor works with motherboard d 845 ForumPentium D 960 or Core 2 Duo E4700 ForumPentium D vs Core2Duo ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... ForumWill core i3 3220 bottleneck geforce gtx 660 ti? Forum[Solved] Dual core uses both cores for a game? ForumWhich is better Intel Core i7-3960X or Intel Core i7-3930K More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !