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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 dell workstation precision 7720 with processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7920HQ CPU @ 3.10GHz and i would like to change with Xeon or other with i7 eighth generation, Can i do it?

ILana1
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AlHill
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No, you cannot change the processor, as it is soldered to the motherboard (BGA socket).

https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/97462/intel-core-i7-7920hq-processor-8m-cache-u...

 

However, any question about upgrading a processor needs to be handled by dell. Dell will need to tell you which processors are supported by THEIR BIOS. However, in your case, this is not relevant.

 

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