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CPU update 5DN3x A00 MIX58EX

jonfon
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I want to update my CPU from a i7-930 to a xeon CPU.  I looked at a web site https://www.cpu-upgrade.com/mb-Intel_(chipsets)/X58_Express.html  which gave me options but It also included some Xeon CPU.  looking at the list it noted W3580 but Intel web site does not have that Chip.  it also told me my Motherborad was also of the X58 express type.  I do not know were I can locate the chipset to ID which CPU I can update to.    I also want to find out if I can update to a i7-990x type or equal to W3690 which both support 6 core and are the same settings. 

 

Let me know if there is a site I can look up this mother board and determine the highest CPU I can install Xeon or i7 .

 

thank you

 

jon

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AlHill
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You need to contact the motherboard manufacturer and ask them what processors are compatible with their bios.  Then, you can select from those.

 

My opinion - I would not bother trying to upgrade a motherboard that is 13-years old.

 

Doc (not an Intel employee or contractor)
[Maybe Windows 12 will be better]

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MIGUEL_C_Intel
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Hello, jonfon,


We are following up on the case and wondering if the super user’s answer resolves your question.  If you need any additional information, please submit a new question as this thread will no longer be monitored.


Regards,

Miguel C.

Intel Customer Support Technician


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