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Switching processors help

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Samoanstylez, Jan 3, 2010.

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  1. Samoanstylez

    Samoanstylez Thread Starter

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    hey, i currently own a PC with an ATX micro motherboard, it holds a E6300 intel core 2 duo (775 socket) 2 .8 ghz . will i be able to remove this processor and insert an E8700 3.16 ghz (775 socket) . will this process go smoothly?

    PSU: 550w
     
  2. crjdriver

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    You need to post the exact mb you are using; atx micro means next to nothing.

    It is the same thing as saying I have a car; can I fit a 426 hemi in it? Maybe yes and maybe no.
     
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