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Old 05-22-2012, 05:53 PM   #1
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Hello I was curious what processor i can upgrade my Dell Optiplex GX270 to the maximum?

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Im guessing that you currently have the Intel P4 on the motherboard?

The motherboard has a Intel 865G chipset; which means you can support only a Intel P4 and Celeron D.

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well i was curious whats the fastest pentium 4 speed supported on it?
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Here's a list of what is compatible with the chipset. However, this doesn't necessarily mean that the motherboard or bios you have will support them. Check with Dell before purchasing anything.

Intel® 865G Chipset (embedded)
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Intel® 865G Chipset (embedded)

EDIT: Select "compatible products" on the left and the "processors".

EDIT2: Sorry I didn't notice the post above. My bad.
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OEM Mobo/Bio are made for them so determining what CPU will/will not be compatible with them is more than difficult to determine. Contacting the PC manufacturer is the best source for that info.
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dell says only 3.2ghz but i assume its more since their archive of information is probably vague, someone on some other website said it is possible for 3.4ghz

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