Processors
Processors (Intel® Core™, Intel® Xeon®, etc); processor utilities and programs (Intel® Processor Identification Utility, Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility, Intel® Easy Streaming Wizard, etc.)
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I have a desk top which has intel core 2 duo cpu t8100 processor. Can I download intel core i3 to upgrade my processor?

mnjov
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AlHill
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No, you cannot "download" ANY processor.

 

You have to ask the desktop/motherboard manufacturer what processors are compatible with THEIR BIOS.

Then, you can select from those processors.

An upgrade processor must be socket, chipset, AND BIOS compatible.

 

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mnjov
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Many thanks. I will proceed as suggested.

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