Having problems with your Dell OptiPlex GX520 PC Desktop ?

Upgrade Can I upgrade the processor from a Pentium 4-HT 3.0 GHz to a Pentium D. The motherboard # is CN-0XG312-70821-615-B0QY. A program i used to identify the system listed the motherboard as 0UG982. Also what speed of Pentium D could I use?


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Because of the shear numbers of Dell models and #'s of motherboards, my safest suggestion to you is to go to the web-page I will place below and have dell analyze your computer.
\015\012By doing this you are allowing the manufacturer to see what they supplied you with, then they will tell you after the analytical test just what you can or cannot do with your motherboard.
\015\012Its easy do it right first time and you won't go wrong, if you are not happy with the results, use the support number to call a service center and ask a tech. I am say this as this can be an expensive mistake you will not thank anyone for.
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Seems to me that the safest thing to do here is ask the maker itself weather such an upgrade can indeed be made. In fact, my friend got a Dell from a hotel that upgraded their systems this year, and he has called them multiple times, and gotten help every time, for free! I was pleasantly surprised! Below is a link to Dell support.

http://support.dell.com/support/index.aspx?c=us&cs=28&l=en&s=dfb&~ck=mn

Good luck.

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