The connector that's used for CPUs on a motherboard

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AMD socket AM2+ CPU in an AM2 socket motherboard?

Is there a way that I can determine whether an AMD socket AM2+ CPU such as the Phenom X4 will work in a motherboard with an AM2 socket? I have an old box with an AM2 socket motherboard that I'd like ...
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Are all Socket F Opteron processors interchangeable (within TDP limits)? [closed]

I have an old HP ProLiant DL145 G3 server I'm now using mostly as a budget 3D rendering node. Right now it has two Opteron 2218 processors (each is dual core). I'm looking at picking up a couple ...
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A pin of socket LGA775 for processor is broken

One of my client's motherboards has a problem with the processor socket (LGA775): a pin is broken. Are there any solutions to this or do I have to change the motherboard?
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What do Intel's socket package specifications mean in detail?

What is the difference between FCPGA988 PGA988 rPGA rPGA988B BGA1224 FCBGA1224 Do some mean that the BGA is soldered to the board and cannot be removed? BGA is soldered versions only, right? ...
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Motherboard with socket LGA1150: Xeon or I5? [closed]

I have 3 Tyan S5532GM2NR-LE motherbords. The wholesaler didn't yet shipped the mathcing Intel Xeon E3-1230v3 processors. I'd like to start preparing the 3 servers so I think using temporary processors ...
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Upgrading mobile processor, socket confusion

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socket_G1 I have a Socket 989 rPGA (I think, Dell Inspiron D7010). I have 3 questions that I could use some help with. According to wikipedia, with Socket 989 rPGA can ...
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Is it possible to play windows games on a quad socket? [closed]

windows 7 or 8 does not support quad socket mother boards. by quad socket i mean that there are 4 processors. each can have a bunch of cores. so if it's 16-core amd processor, it would be 4*16 = 64 ...
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Does a motherboard with socket 775 support Core 2 Duo CPUs?

I have a D102ggc2 motherboard with socket 775 and my neighbour has a Biostar socket 775 motherboard. He has a Core 2 Duo processor with 2.93 GHz and I have a Pentium 4 with 3.06 GHz. I wanted to ...
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Can I upgrade my laptop's AMD processor to an i3?

I'm using an Acer® Aspire AS5253-BZ493 Notebook (LX.RD502.053). Am I able to upgrade its processor to an i3 or i5? Operating System: Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit Processor: HD Internet ...
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Trouble installing an AMD CPU to socket G34 motherboard

I have the following supermicro motherboard which I am having some issues installing a CPU into. The CPU is as follows Opteron 6386 SE Part Number OS6386YETGGHK 6300-series "Abu Dhabi" (32 nm) The ...
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Phenom II X4 955 BE work in socket AM3+?

On the AMD spec page, this CPU shows it works only on socket AM3. Will it work in a socket AM3+? Are AM3 and AM3+ different or the same?
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Please suggest a motherboard with 939 socket supporting AMD Athlon 64 [closed]

I have an ASUS A8N SLI SE motherboard which got damaged. Its not repairable after being sent to the company and the warranty period is over. So the option for me is to replace it. I'm not liking ASUS ...
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confused: PPGA988, rPGA988B. what cpu socket is in my hp 4330s laptop and what cpus will it take?

Wow, I am so out of the loop these days with PC/laptop hardware. Upgrading a CPU is a whole lot more complicated than it was in the late 90s! I have an HP 4330s laptop that according to CPU-Z, ...
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Are Socket C32 and socket 940 coolers compatible?

I would like some confirmation - would a heatsink for Socket 940 fit on socket C32? I ask this because a lot of coolers do not specify this socket, while specifying S940. However, the mounting holes ...
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Celeron 2.7 (northwood) won't work in mobo with P4 1.8 (williamette)

I tried upgrading my Sony VAIO PCV-RX660 with a Celeron 2.7ghz CPU. It won't even boot. It turns on and a dummy (hdd/cpu) light comes on, but no booting or anything. If I put the P4 back in, ...
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Shuttle XPC S113G processor upgrade

I have a Shuttle XPC S113G system. I need to run 64bit linux and Windows 7 64 bit side by side. But in order to do that I need a processor that supports VT extensions. What processor upgrade is ...
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Regarding compatibility of Intel Pentium D 805 CPU with new motherboard [closed]

I currently have an old configuration with Intel Pentium D 805 CPU and Intel D101GGC chipset. Now I am planning to upgrade my system except CPU and hard disk since it doesn't fit in the budget. ...
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Core 2 Quad motherboard compatibility

Will a BOXDP965LTCK motherboard work with a Core 2 Quad 1066 FSB (Q6600)? It's listed as Core 2 compatible but they only say Duo and Extreme, not Quad - will it work anyways?
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What's the newest/most powerful processor a AM3+ 880 motherboard supports?

It's an Asrock 880GMH/USB3, I been thinking about getting a more powerful processor, preferably a hexacore since I do a lot of multitasking and I could use the extra 2 cores. Could I get a piledriver ...