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I have a T320 Dell Server that comes with Intel C600/X79 Series Chipset, I what to upgrade my actual Xeon Processor to a E5- 2697v2 is it compatible?

RAlbi
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My Server has a 07C9XP PowerEdge T320 motherboard

It came with a Chipset Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1410 0 @ 2.80GHz

CPU Speed 2.80 GHz

 

 

 

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AlHill
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Then, I would install the bios, then install the processor.

 

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AlHill
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You need to ask Dell what processors are compatible WITH THEIR BIOS. Then, you can select from those processors.

An upgrade processor must be socket, chipset, AND BIOS compatible. Only dell can tell you that.

 

https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/compare.html?productIds=75283,67417

 

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RAlbi
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Helo thanks for your response, the last Bios Update from Dell says its Updated for Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v2 Product Family Processor Microcode to version 0x42D

 

Dell Server BIOS PowerEdge T320 Version 2.6.0

PowerEdge T320 BIOS Version 2.6.0

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes

-None for this release.

 

Enhancements

-Enhancement to address security vulnerability CVE-2018-3639 (https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-3639).

-Enhancement to address security vulnerability CVE-2018-3640 (https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-3640).

-Updated the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v2 Product Family Processor Microcode to version 0x42D.

-Updated the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 Product Family Processor (C-1 Stepping) Microcode to version 0x61D.

-Updated the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 Product Family Processor (C-2 Stepping) Microcode to version 0x714.

Version

Version 2.6.0, 2.6.0

Category

BIOS

Release date

28 Jun 2018

Last Updated

18 Feb 2019

 

jmusi5
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RALbi, I'm in the same spot as you were. Were you ever able get the E5-2600 v2 processor to work in your t320?

AlHill
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Then, I would install the bios, then install the processor.

 

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RAlbi
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