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a stupid question...but still needs an answer

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by JoKeR, 28 May 2008.

  1. JoKeR

    JoKeR What's a Dremel?

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    I have a Foxconn P9657AA M/board with a P4 3.4, the problem i have is it only has a max fsb of 1033. should i bother getting the best Duo core at that speed or just get a new mainboard.

    And here's the stupid question you came to see, will i have to up grade my OS from Xp or will i be able to use a Duo core with Xp...please hold back the laughter:blush: its been a while since i built this pc and ive fallen a little behind the times.
     
  2. oasked

    oasked Stuck in (better) mud

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    Windows XP Home supports multiple-core CPUs, so you won't need to buy a new license. Your board also supports a lot of Core 2 Duo's, which is good.

    As long as the FSB of the CPU is less than 1066, then you should be fine. The Q6600 would be a great chip that should fit.
     
  3. JoKeR

    JoKeR What's a Dremel?

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    Thanks for the quick reply, and holding back the laughter :)
     

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