intel core 2 quad q8300 in dell optiplex 755

Dell / OPTIPLEX 755
July 17, 2012 at 23:44:42
Specs: Windows Vista, 2.66 GHz / 4 GB
Will a intel core 2 quad q8300 work in a dell optiplex 755

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#1
July 18, 2012 at 00:01:18
According to Dell support all they state is:

The following are supported:

Intel® Core™2
Intel vPro™
Intel Celeron®

Though Intel state the Q35 Chipset supports:

http://ark.intel.com/products/chips...

It comes down to whether or not the DELL BIOS A21 supports or does not support

Googling is quicker than waiting for an answer....


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#2
July 18, 2012 at 05:34:04
There are 4 different versions of the Optiplex 755 (DT, MT, SFF, USFF). The only quads listed are the Q6600 & Q6700 however, that may have changed with BIOS updates after this PDF was created. See page 10:

http://www.dell.com/downloads/globa...

A21 appears to be the latest BIOS version:

http://www.dell.com/support/drivers...


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