The real-world performance isn’t there. I already told you in the other thread you started that nobody here at TSG unless they have changed a processor to a Core 2 Duo and it worked can tell you exactly what processors your board will support. Discussion in ‘ Hardware ‘ started by hav , Mar 28, The poster noted in post 1 of this thread; http: Boudewijn , Oct 19, , in forum: No, I agree with win2kpro.

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This is a common problem with the E since the boards, after they were a couple of years old had a chioset failure rate. Triple6May 3, Either you have a fan directly attached to the CPU or it has a heat-sink and the cooling fan is on the case.

Dell Dimension E510

I do not know what latest processor is my computer compatible with. But you’ll have to take it apart and figure out how to remove and replace thefan. Cgipset poster noted in post 1 of this thread; http: Another problem the poster will eventually encounter with the E machine with either the Pentium 4 5xxx, 6xxx or Pentium D series is one day he will turn the machine on and the cooling module will start running “wide open” with no display.


The CPU doesn’t make any noise. Similar Threads – Solved Best Upgrade. Its the cooling fans that do.

Specifications: Dell Dimension /E Service Manual

Discussion in ‘ Hardware ‘ started by havMar 28, Obviously, the Pentium D was included in the updates or the poster wouldn’t be running an processor.

I seriously doubt that either of the updates went beyond the Pentium D 8xx support.

Mar 28, Messages: Looking at pics of the e, its not an old Dell – but it seems to be very limited in CPU upgradabliltiy. You’re already at 2.

I have been to sites where they say that my computer may be or may not be compatible with an Cchipset Core 2 Duo. There’s little point in contacting Dell to ask what processors would be del. HughvMay 3, Rich-MMay 2, You cannot do that with your machine since it is a BTX form factor motherboard. Log in or Sign up. I only have a photo to go by.

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Join our site today to ask your question. The should be near the very front of the case and it sucks in air dell blows it over the CPU’s HS fins I am completely confused.

Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Going from a 2. You are limited in your upgrades that I would say its not worth the bother.

Dell Dimension E Home Specs – CNET

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You cannot change the cooler fan as was instructed in post 4.

But its not a standard PC This site is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations. At least GB for Vista.

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