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Does the Intel Quad Core processors are supported to i3?

chrix_jar
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Is it possible to upgrade an Dell Vostro 230 desktop computer from Intel Quad Core processor to Intel i3 processor?

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n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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No, you cannot. Your motherboard does not support Core processors; it only supports the older Core 2 Duo/Quad processors.

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AlHill
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@chrix_jar​ Also note that there have been 10 generations of the i3 processor (as well as i5 i7).

 

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