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Old 04-17-2018, 11:15 PM   #780
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Thanks for the info, dmill!

Fortunately (or not, depending on how you look at it ), I don't have any spare Core 2 Quad CPUs at my disposal, so I will very likely use this PC as is. Also, C2Q's pump out quite a bit more heat, so I reserve those for PCs that have bigger and/or more case fans to deal away with the heat.

I do, however, have a Xeon 5150 that I wonder if it would work with that PC with a 771 to 775 sticker mod. AFAIK, both G31 and G33 chipsets support these Xeons. So perhaps it's just down to inserting the microcodes in the BIOS or finding one that has them inserted already.

But if not, I'm still more than okay with the stock CPU. If a Pentium 4 still gets me by, just imagine what this will do.

Though the stock E4700 CPU having 800 MHz FSB, I could also do a BSEL mod.

*EDIT* and I just made it over post 7777. Where's my jackpot?!

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