Solved Do I need to change the heatsink or fan While upgrading cpu? Tags: CPUs Processors Last response: January 1, 2013 6:07 PM in CPUs Share cresil December 26, 2012 10:25:17 PM Hi, I have a Dell inspiron 530 socket 775 lga with a cpu Processor Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2180 @ 2.00GHz, 2000 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s) and it is a Foxconn G33M02 motherboard and i want to, upgrade the cpu to an Intel BX80571E7400 Core 2 Duo E7400 Processor, http://www.amazon.com/Intel-BX80571E7400-Core-E7400-Pro... But I was wondering If i have to change the heatsink or the cooling fan when I upgrade More about : change heatsink fan upgrading cpu payturr a b à CPUs December 26, 2012 10:28:10 PM Sigh, did you ensure the motherboard supports the upgrade to the processor? Most people don't check that. cresil December 26, 2012 10:31:55 PM Yes I did all of these do, The Inspiron 530 with a Foxconn G33M02 motherboard, supports the following Socket LGA775 processors :- Intel Pentium Dual-Core 2140 (1.6 GHz, 800 MHz FSB) Intel Pentium Dual-Core 2160 (1.8 GHz, 800 MHz FSB) Intel Pentium Dual-Core E5200(2.5 GHz, 800 MHz FSB) Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 (1.8 GHz, 800 MHz FSB) Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 (2.0 GHz, 800 MHz FSB) Wolfdale Core 2 Duo, E5200, 2.5GHz, 2MB, 65W, M0 Intel Core 2 Duo E6320 (1.86 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB) 65nm Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 (2.13 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB) Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 (2.33 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 (2.66 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 (2.80 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB) Wolfdale Core 2 Duo, E8400, 3.0GHz, 6MB, 1333FSB, 65W, E0 45nm Wolfdale Core 2 Duo, E8500, 3.16GHz, 6MB, 1333FSB, 65W, C0 Wolfdale Core 2 Duo, E8600, 3.33GHz, 6MB, 1333FSB, 65W, E0 Conroe E6850, 3.0G, 4MB, 1333FSB, G0 Conroe E6700, 2.66G, 4MB, 1066FSB, B2 Conroe E6600, 2.4G, 4MB, 1066FSB, B2 Wolfdale E5700 3.0GHz 65W Dual-Core Related resources Should I change the heatsink ? - Forum Help upgrading Processor... Need new fan and heatsink ? - Forum New heatsink causes CPU Fan Error - Forum Can you change the mounting for the heatsink/fan for cpu ? - Forum Need help on how to change heatsink fan ..! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution payturr a b à CPUs December 26, 2012 10:37:02 PM Share I'd upgrade then, and I'd put in a new cooler for it's sake - a Hyper 212 Plus or EVO should be plenty! Dirt cheap, too. cresil December 26, 2012 10:39:55 PM Ok thanks, Just wanted to make sure. cresil January 1, 2013 6:07:41 PM Best answer selected by cresil. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources CPU hotter after cleaning fan/heatsink Forum Expert advice needed: Should I change to push/pull CPU heatsink Forum Can i reverse the direction of my intel heatsink 's fan rotation? Forum CPU ( HeatSink ) Fan Runs at 4200rpm? Forum New CPU heatsink/fan . Now computer won't start. Forum Heatsink/Fan upgrade w/out mobo removal?? Forum AthlonXP heatsink/fan recommendations please Forum Upgrading CPU , do I need new heatsink/fan ? Forum Issue with CPU/Heatsink . Forum CPU heatsink fan advice (megahalems) Forum Stock Heatsink/Fan vs. Separate CPU Cooler Forum Will this setup run skyrim at ultra? Forum [Solved] Need Some Help on Picking a PSU Forum Upgrading My CPU Forum Upgrading from Core 2 Duo Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !