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Any suggested Intel processor to use?

Current computer: Plan to replace the ASRock Intel Celeron with a faster processor.

 

Items considered:

- Current motherboard plan, must be mini-ITX: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIAD7H5EW9619&cm_re=9SIAD7H5EW9619_i7_mini-ITX_SO_... ASRock H81TM-ITX R2.0 LGA 1150 Intel H81 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard - Newegg.com

 

- Must be low temperature (at best, 35W), or if not, cooling items must fit inside this Commodore 64x.

- Must allow: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0076W9Q4Q/ CMSX8GX3M1A1600C10 Vengeance 8GB (1x8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) Laptop Memory- 1.5V

i.e. https://ark.intel.com/products/75468 Intel® Core™ i5-4570TE Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz) Product Specifications

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asrock says you can use these processors:

https://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/H81TM-ITX%20R2.0/# CPU ASRock > H81TM-ITX R2.0

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Oh thanks. Very useful. Hoping the one I picked doesn't have Windows 8 installed.

Now I have to find which ones are DDR3 1600 compatible (RAM in link) then narrow it.

If there's a better motherboard that's different, I'd like to know.

I don't aim for a reinstallation, just a swap.

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If the motherboard supports the ram, and the motherboard bios supports those processors, you should have no trouble selecting a processor.

And, you may want to sort by "power" if heat is a concern.

And, make sure the bios meets the minimum level. You may want to update the bios with the old processor first.

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Does that have Windows 8 installed? I hope not because it might get in the way of my migration.

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Does what have Windows 8 installed? asrock supports w7, w8x and w10 on this board.

https://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/H81TM-ITX%20R2.0/# Download ASRock > H81TM-ITX R2.0

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Ah wait, nvm I forgot that this one doesn't have a OEM OS.

Would a fan work if I already have an existing fan on the case? Or should I get a heatsink?

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Hi bhl88,

 

 

The board manufacturer determines if the system requires a dedicated heatsink and fan for the processor. The board requires additionally, holes on the board to attach the heatsink and fan.

 

 

Regards,

 

Miguel C.

 

Intel Customer Support

 

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Hi bhl88,

 

 

I am wondering if you been able to build your custom system.

 

 

Regards,

 

Miguel C.

 

Intel Customer Support
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It will take time. Shipping takes until August.

A 35 W should work in a constrained space.

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INTEL CORE i3 PROCESSORS with LGA1150 socket with maximum TDP 35W

core i3 4130T

 

core i3 4150T

 

core i3 4160T

 

core i3 4170T

 

core i3 4330T

 

core i3 4350T

 

core i3 4360T

 

core i3 4370T

 

core i3 4330TE

 

core i3 4340TE

INTEL CORE i5 PROCESSORS with LGA1150 socket with maximum TDP 35W

core i5 4570T

 

core i5 4570TE

INTEL CORE i7 PROCESSORS with LGA1150 socket with maximum TDP 35W

core i7 4765T

 

core i7 4785T

make sure one of the above is definitely compatible with your desired

DO you want changed the motherboard also with same LGA1150 socket ?

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Raju, again I warn you. You can only use a processor if it is supported by the BIOS. So, your list is worthless without this knowledge.

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Hi bhl88,

 

 

I would like to know if you continue needing assistance with this or if there is anything else.

 

 

Eduardo_B.
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