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Inspiron one 2020 processor upgrade

Q: Inspiron one 2020 processor upgrade

Hey, just wanted to know what the most powerful, compatible processors are for this system (Inspiron one 2020, LGA 1155 socket, System board: 0MTFWP, BIOS A07) I couldn't find any documentation on the processors that are compatible with this version of the bios. Would an I5 or an I7 work with it?

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A: Inspiron one 2020 processor upgrade

Hi Charles198

Thanks for writing to us.
The system has been tried and tested with only model of i5 processor. i.e.
I5-2390T
i7 will not work.
But we have come across situations where few of our customers have tried parts that were not tested by Dell, for few it worked like a charm, and for few it was little to no luck.

Regards

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Could I upgrade the processor I have in it now (amd athlon II x3 435) to an amd athlon II x4 635

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I have an Inspiron 620 with i5-2320 from 2012 (Sandy bridge and ivy bridge support).  Can I go to any processor that supports LGA 1155 (e.g., i7)?  What do you recommend?  What is my Mobo model even?

A:Inspiron 620 Max Processor Upgrade

The board is proprietary to Dell and that model -- it looks like it's no to i7, and among the i5 CPUs, only Sandy Bridge (second generation - models starting with "2" -- will work.
Processor Support Socket LGA 1155. (Sandy Bridge)
* Intel Core i5- 2500, 2320, 2310, 2300
(in other words you're close to the max now - going to an i5-2500 isn't going to be anywhere near worth the cost or trouble).

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I have the Inspiron One 2330 with the i3-2130 @ 3.4 GHz
it has the Intel B75 Express Chipset
4 GB RAM
 
Is it possible to upgrade the processor to a core i5 or even a core i7 processor?  what issues would I run into? I am fairly proficient at upgrading hardware.
 
Thanks,
Shane

A:upgrade processor in Inspiron One 2330?

Hi Shane,
Inspiron one 2330 supports Intel Pentium Dual Core, Intel Core i3, i5 and i7.
Below mentioned processors are compatible on Inspiron one 2330:

Ivybridge,I5-3550s, 65w, 4c,E1
Ivybridge,I7-3770s, 65w, 4c,E1
Ivybridge,I5-3450S,2.8,65w, 4c,E1
Ivybridge,I5-3330S, 65w, 4c,E1

Please reply if you have any further questions.

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I would like to upgrade the processor in my Inspiron 15 3520 from i3-2350M to max. I read online the i5-3230M was best for this machine. Is this correct? It does have the same G2 socket. Also, any chance of upgrading to i7 with this machine? I assume quad core is out of the question? Thanks much!

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Hello, I have the i3 2350M Processor and was wondering if it's possible at all to upgrade to an i5 or an i7.I've seen one being dismantled and it looks like it has a socketed cpu.

A:Inspiron N7110 processor upgrade

JoeTerry93,
Sorry for the late reply,
It's hard to find the i5 or i7 processor which isn't quad core, you might need to search the manufacturer website to check if the still offer i5 or i7 dual core processor.
Please add me as friend and send me you service tag, so  we can assist you further.
Always glad to help.
Thank you
Aashish Sengar
Social outreach Professional
You can reach us at http://en.community.dell.com/

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Hello,I have an Inspiron 3647 bought in 2014 and I would like to upgrade it.
Its default setup is (factory):
Core i3-4150 3.5 GHz1x 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM 800 MHz
Motherboard: 02YRK5 BIOS: A08
Searching Dell site, I found this pdf (HERE) that shows possible setups.
I was thinking of using these parts:
Core i7-4790 3.6 GHz2x 8 GB DDR3 SDRAM 1600 MHzMy question is: If I buy these parts will it work? I mean, is the computer factory locked with its default parts?
I'm already using a GTX 750 Ti and it works, but since there was no offboard GPU in it when I bought it, I didn't think it would be a problem.
Thanks in advance!

A:Inspiron 3647 Processor + RAM upgrade

Both the memory upgrade and the CPU upgrade will work -- though be sure you get the i7-4790, and NOT the i7-4790K CPU.  The K CPU won't work.

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I have a Inspiron n4050 with an i3-2330M processor, and recently i find out that the processor isn't soldered, it's in a socket! So i was wondering what range of processor can i buy for upgrading?
Did i have to stick in the Sandy Bridge generation or i can jump in to the Ivy Bridge? 
Can i put a i5 or even a i7?
Thanks for your replying.

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Working on  a PC for a friend...
Part of the display dims...looked like a bad backlight so i ordered a Converter board.
The part I ordered looks exactly like the part from the manual for her pc(got the manual for her service tag #)
When I went to replace it the one in her pc had a different connecter???
The one on the right was in her pc...all searches have turned up the one on the left.  Any thoughts on where i can get the one on the right?

A:Inspiron one 2020

Hi mk313
Thanks for writing to us.
The converter board on this model is a part of LCD kit.
We can provide you the Dell part# for LCD with converter board on it.
Do provide us your system tag#, email address and name via private message,by clicking on my name in blue and then select send a private message
Regards

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Please Help - I want to upgrade a laptop that I have recently purchased to a quad core processor

Dell Inspiron 17 5767

Model: i5767-6370GRY
SKU: 5657250


If possible point me in the right direction for purchasing one compatible with this laptop!

Thank you!

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Hi everyone!I want to ask you ...which one CPU i can put to my Laptop .Dell Inspiron M5010Now it's:Athlon II P340 Dual core
Chipset AMD 785GX
Southbridge AMD SB850. I want put now Phenom II 3 or 4 cores.....which one exactly fit? 
 

A:Dell Inspiron M5010 Upgrade processor

Dell did ship these with Phenom II-X4 CPUs, so most of the Socket S1-G4 CPUs should work.  Stick to models with identical or similar power requirements - installing a CPU that requires more power than the original, is an invitation to system instability.

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I was wondering if I were to buy a new processor would it make my laptop faster? Maybe an intel i3. Or what processor can I buy that would make it faster?

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I have the Dell inspiron one 2330 And im not sure if i cant upgrade my processor or not and if i can what options do i have?

A:Dell inspiron one 2330 Processor upgrade?

Any help?

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Is it possible to upgrade the processor in an Inspiron 3558-1511 from i3 to i5? I did this successfully on my 3520, but i know shortly after that model the processors were soldered to the board. Thank you.

A:Inspiron 3558-1511 processor upgrade?

This model has a soldered on CPU - to upgrade, the mainboard must be replaced - the CPU alone cannot be upgraded.
The board with an i5 runs about $200 -- add another $100 in labor if you don't change it yourself.  Either price may give you pause -- and make it a better idea to invest the $200-300 in a newer system, since this one probably didn't cost a lot more than $300-350 when it was brand new.
www.parts-people.com/index.php

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Hi all,
I've successfully upgraded this machine to an i5 and 16gb ram. Since then I have seen comments on the web that it may be possible to go to i7. Is this true, and if so what exactly do i look for? Thx.

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Hi would anybody be able to give me any info on upgrading the processor on this laptop? Thanks

A:Upgrade processor Dell Inspiron N7110

Upgradeability depends on what's in the system now.  They were shipped with up to an i7 2630QM CPU.  You're limited to the second-generation Core i CPUs, and if you upgrade from an i5 or lower to an i7, you may need a new AC adapter as well (you'll need 130W or better depending on the GPU in the system, where the i5 will work with a 90W or lower adapter).

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i just wonder what is the diffenet between 4 gen intel processor or 7 intel processor chip?
which one do i use to upgrade the 4 gen processor or 7 gen the reason why i asking because it say 4 Gen processor chip can i use the 7 Gen processory chip or not on the H81 motherboard or something but so i need help.

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Hi, I hope someone can help me. I am having issues dimming the display of a Dell Inspiron One 2020 desktop. I have the dimming on the left side at zero and all icons are washed out and the black lettering on white is hard to read. Can someone please advise me how to dim the display? I have Windows 7.
Thank you

A:Dell Inspiron One 2020

Hi Bernie,
Kindly try these steps and advise the result,
*Were any recent changes (software/hardware) made to the system.
*Can you send a screen shot depicting the error.
*Check if the same issue is seen in safemode with networking.If is not seen then its a software issue.
Also do send the service tag of the system via private message so that I can assist you further.
Regards,

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Greetings & Salmenella
The upper memory slot on the motherboard of my Inspiron One 2020 is beeping known stop , two beep intervals. No matter what memory I put in the beeping continues. It only stops if i have one memory stick in the lower slot.  
I need help on verifying the correct motherboard to purchase or if there a different Dell mother board that I can upgrade to that will fit in the case housing. I dont mind if I have to make cuts or small holes on the back plate, since I already made holes for a tuner card I bought after I purchased the model that did not have the openings for the TV cable. 
I really dont wanna go buy a brand new computer for a bad 4meg memory slot. I have a solid state , the 8 gigs of ram ,and 2 gigs of ramdisk, it runs fast enough that I dont think about buy a new computer. But losing that 4gigs of ram in the bad memory slot. Holy Ding dongs, the hard drive takes for ever to stop making noise, surfing slows down  and compiling and writing visual basic for class takes forever.
Now for the short version.

What is the correct mother board model to replace an Inspiron One 2020 or is there a higher brand model that a mother board will fit my AIO housing and fit  all my computer guts. I have a iCore 5 -2390T cpu.

 Love,
Stu

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Which i5 or i7 similar socket processor i can upgrade to. Thanks in advance.

A:Upgrade processor for Inspiron n4050 (Celeron B815 1.6Ghz)

For this model:
I3-2310M, i3-2330M or i3-2350M, i5-2410M, i5-2430M or I5-2450M

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I want to upgrade my old dell 15r, it came with a core i3 380m, i want to change it to a core i7 640m or if it not possible to a core i5 580m. My chipset is an intel ibex peak-m hm57, intel ironlake-m. 
I want to know if my bios may be a problem or can i swap the processor and will work. They are all pga988a, tdp 35w.
Ty

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Hi, For couple of days now my Dell Inpiron One 2020 screen goes blank. but the computer still running. I don't know what could be the problem. Is there anyone experienced this? any solutions? Thanks

A:blank screen on Dell Inspiron one 2020

Hi gogreenandgold21, Welcome to the Dell Community Forum. Please try the following mentioned steps to identify the hardware functionality. 1. Please shut down the computer, remove all connected devices like Power cable, USB devices and press and hold Power button for 40 seconds 2. Restart the computer and Tap F12, select the option Diagnostics 3. Please run a complete Diagnostics on your computer and make a note of any error message. 4. If the screen still displays a black screen, please try connecting an External Monitor and let us know if everything else works fine. 5. If you’re able to boot into the system, please try updating the BIOS and Video drivers from this link http://dell.to/1hcxG98
Please complete all these steps and revert us with the results.

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I'm trying to replace the motherboard in my AIO, Dell Inspiron One 2020. Since I've never done anything like this before, I'm following the User Manual exactly. I just ran into my first problem. The manual simply says "Disconnect all the cables from their connectors on the system board.' Well, that's not been as easy for me as it sounds. I'm hoping someone with prior experience will reply with a tip, trick or suggestion. My problem is I can't get the cables out of the connectors on the motherboard. With the exception of the hard drive and optical drive cables, there's not much to get hold of. I don't see any mechanical catches that need to be released. I assume I should not pull on the wires, just the male connector that is attached to the wires. I assume I should not use tools, but I'm considering the use of needle nose pliers, unless someone can offer me a better suggestion. I hope there's someone out there whose done this before and can offer helpful suggestions. Thanks.

A:Dell Inspiron One 2020 Motherboard Replacement

Shelquis,
You just need to sometimes be a little forceful if the cable is stuck. Maybe squeeze the sides of the cable connector when pulling up.
Here are some tools you may need as well.
Phillips screwdriver • Hex nut driver • Plastic scribe

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My hard drive was replaced on Dell Inspiron One 2020 All In One, now when I turn on my computer, I am getting reboot and select proper boot device message. How do I fix this? My computer was originally operating Windows 8 but was upgraded to Windows 10 Professional here just recently. Do you have to reinstall something? I read somewhere you have to have discs but I don't have any discs. I did not receive any recovery discs with my computer and the Windows 10 Pro upgrade was done via online thru Microsoft.

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I want to install an graphic card on my Dell inspiron 2020 both external or internal will do plz tell me where can I. Install a graphic card any online shop
 

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I have a dell inspiron 1150 and 5160, they look very alike. Does anyone know if i can put the 3.06 mobile pentium 4 processor from my 5160 into the 1150? 

Only difference is the fan is much bigger on the 5160 and it runs very hot. The 1150 has a celeron 2.8 and the fan runs slow or not at all. 

Is there any other significant differences between these two laptops ?

A:Dell Inspiron 1150 Vs. Inspiron 5160 Processor compatibility?

While the CPU will work, it's a power hog and runs hot -- I would not try it without moving the larger fan to the 1150 (if that's possible).  The Celeron CPU is the reason why one system runs much cooler than the other -- Intel had pushed the mobile P4 further than it could go and ultimately had to redesign the chip to make it more efficient - - which led to the Core CPU line.

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So, i got this message after i upgraded my Asus Notebook to Windows 10 Home from 8.1. What got me to check this was having my laptop Hard Shutdown when the power was at 100% and the laptop had been on the charger all day, plus the CPU temperature was normal.

The exact Error that's provided via Event Viewer: Collaborative processor power controls on processor 5 in group 0 are disabled due to a firmware problem. Check with the computer manufacturer for updated firmware. This message is provided for each of my 8 Processor Cores

Unfortunately, there are no new Firmware Updates for my laptop model from Asus. Last one was pushed in October 2014. Very odd seeing as i got this new in December 2014.

I want to know if this is something serious, or if i should just ignore it. An error having to due with Kernel Level Power Controls seems serious to me.

System Info:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710HQ CPU @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8075 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600, 1024 Mb (NOTE: my laptop has an Nvidia GeForce 840m Chip as well, but it did not detect that for some reason)
Hard Drives: C: Total - 381546 MB, Free - 260544 MB; D: Total - 550702 MB, Free - 543877 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., N56JN
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled (Have not had time to get antiviral software yet)

So, is there anything i ca... Read more

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So, i got this message after i upgraded my Asus Notebook to Windows 10 Home from 8.1. What got me to check this was having my laptop Hard Shutdown when the power was at 100% and the laptop had been on the charger all day, plus the CPU temperature was normal. I went into event viewer to see if there was any ACPI error's listed and this came up.

The exact Error that's provided via Event Viewer: Collaborative processor power controls on processor 5 in group 0 are disabled due to a firmware problem. Check with the computer manufacturer for updated firmware. This message is provided for each of my Processor Cores

Unfortunately, there are no new Firmware Updates for my laptop model from Asus. Last one was pushed in October 2014. Very odd seeing as i got this new in December 2014.

I want to know if this is something serious, or if i should just ignore it. An error having to due with Kernel Level Power Controls seems serious to me.

System Info:

Asustek N56JN-MH74 Notebook
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710HQ CPU @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3 4Core 8 Thread
Ram: 8GB (8075 MB)
Video: Intel Onboard 4600 1024 MB / Nvidia GeForce 840m
OS: Windows 10 Home Upgraded from Windows 8.1

So is there anything that i can do, or do i just have to wait for asus to publish a new Firmware Update, even though it's probably likely they won't. Thanks in advance guys.

A:Collaborative Processor Power Controls for Processor are disabled after upgrade

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

See if this finds any new drivers:

Intel? Driver Update Utility

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Hi!
I've a DELL INSPIRON ONE 2020 All-In-One PC (purchased on 15th April, 2013). I installed the Insider's Build of Windows 10 x64 about 2 months ago. I wasn't satisfied with it's performance, so I decided to reinstall Windows 8 in it (which came preinstalled as OEM when I purchased the PC). But unfortunately (for me), the DELL BACKUP AND RECOVERY software which I discretely installed in it failed to apply the factory image with error somewhat stating, "DBAR failed to apply the image". Also, the Dell Backup and Recovery is not even available in the Bootup Recovery mode and not even if I press F8 or other function keys. I googled and found methods to apply the image using ImageX tool in boot mode. I put the hotfix KB2525084 (actually the ImageX tool) in my Pendrive and in the recovery mode, I used Command Prompt and typed the follwing command:
j:\imagex /apply f:\DELL\Image\PART0001\EFI.wim 1 c:\
where j:\ is my pendrive ; f:\ was the partition with .wim image in it ; c:\ was the OS path to be recovered.
It completed in just 4 seconds! But other websites stated that it would take around 15-20 minutes to complete applying the image. I understood that something is fishy, and I was right! The PC didn't boot again. Also the apllied image showed just somewhat 250mb of data, but my hard disk (named PBR Image) was of around 9gb in size. The swm files in it (2 in nos.) were around 4gb each. I looked another forum and that stated to format the C:\ drive. I... Read more

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Hello. I'm using this computer in my office. It is an HP Touchsmart IQ526. It is an all-in-one computer. I originally came with windows vista. I've upgraded the HDD to an SSD, and it's currently running WIndows 10. I am trying to run some office hardware devices that use bluetooth usb adapter. The software for this particular wireless hardware device I am using was writeen for 64 bit computer systems.  My question is if I can upgrade this particular computer to a 64 bit processor. The hardware device wasn't working well with it, and I spent too much money on it to let my computer be the limiting factor.  Thank you for any help. I'll attach an image of everything on this PC, and a link to information on the original model. Thank you for any help. Shaun http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01619739













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A:Can I upgrade from 32 bit processor to 64bit processor?

Hi, That is true because you can look at the image which says 64x based processor Regards.

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I need to know (without splitting my whole computer open) the maximum number of cores I can jam into my Motherboard. I have been unable to find the specs for my Motherboard so if anyone else has gone through the same motions as me, please respond. Again, it's an Inspiron 580. Thanks.

A:My Inspiron 580 needs a new Processor.

CardinalPiggles
i3 and i5 processors are supported, i7 processors are not.
The Inspiron 580 was sold with the following processors:-
Intel Core i3-540Intel Core i5 650 (3.2GHz/4MB cache)Intel Core i3 550 (3.2GHz/4MB cache)Intel Pentium Dual Core G6960 (2.93GHz/3MB cache)Intel Core i5 760 (2.8GHz/8MB cache)Intel Core i5 750, 45nm, 95w, processor (8MB Cache, 2.66GHz)
Prior to upgrading the processor, check that the latest BIOS version is installed, as BIOS Version A06 has Enhance CPU support.
Bev.
 

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I have a g50-70 lenovo notebook- 8Gb, 2Gb AMD, i3 processor, 1Tb HDD.I am a designer and using alot of rendering process.Due to the high end budget i can't uprdade to another high end laptop, so i was looking out for option to upgrade my g50-70 and make it better.I got few options for upgrade-500gb SSD drive and additional 8Gb RAM.Now am curious to know whether i can upgrade my processer i3 to i5/i7 and my 2Gb AMD gpu to same schamatic 4Gb AMD

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I bought a Dell Inspiron i3148-6840sLV 11.6-Inch 2 in 1 Convertible Touchscreen Laptop (Intel Core
i3 Processor, 4GB RAM) on a whim yesterday from Costco. I have 90 days to use it and return it. I paid $399.99. So far I rather like it.

This is not my main computer but I would use it as my main laptop because of portability, etc. I am wondering if an upgrade to a SSD would be worthwhile and if so, what kind, etc.

At this price, plus with the addition of the SSD, is there something a lot better I should consider or it that too subjective?

Any input welcome.

Thank you.

Smorton

A:Dell Inspiron 11.6 2 in 1 with i3 Processor. SSD?

What I found is that your unit probably has a 500GB HDD but an equivalent-sized SSD may cost close to the same amount. The only time I've seen a change from HDD to SSD it worked best by doing a clean install on the SSD from the Factory Restore discs made while still running the HDD.

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I want to get a dual core processor for my dell inspiron 530

this is my rig
Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 420 @ 1.60GHz, ~1.6GHz
Memory: 2046MB RAM
Hard Drive: 149 GB
Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series
Sound Card: Speakers (Realtek High Definition Audio)

Will this processor work for my inspiron 530 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116348
or would this be better http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...91&cm_re=intel_pentium-_-19-116-091-_-Product
any help would be nice..Thanks
 

A:dell inspiron 530 new Processor

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My PC Dell Inspiron 620s is not displaying anything on the monitor. The cause I think would be the failure of Intel Core i3 2120 clocked at 3.30 GHz. i am attaching 2 pictures regarding this. please help with me. whether I should replace the motherboard and the processor as well. please go to this link to check out the pictures: 
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A:Dell Inspiron 620s processor

It looks like the CPU was locked down out of position.  It's anyone's guess whether both parts are bad, but you may wind up replacing both of them.  Start with the mainboard.

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I have just recently noticed that my Dell Inspiron Laptop is running at a slower processor speed that it should be... It should be running at 1700mhz and is only running at 594 mhz... Its plugged in and I just did a fresh install so its back to factory default... I have tried to contact the customer support but all efforts have failed because they don't understand what I am talking about... I hope someone can give me an idea of what I should do.. Thanks!
 

A:Inspiron 8600 Processor Issue...

Please Contact Me On This Issue. Had Simmilar Issues. No Expert, But Have Had 5 Years With Dell Laptop Usage, Inspiron 2650,8500,8600,e1505!!!
 

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Does anyone know if a duo core processor from a Latitude D620 will work on a inspiron 1525? I looked through dell web site and forums but didn't find anything?

any help would be appreciated.

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A:D620 processor into Inspiron 1525

i would be nice to know what processor the Latitude D620 has
 

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A young friend was just given his 'great aunt's' Inspiron 17R 5721 that has an i5 1.8GHz processor in it (according to what he is telling me), which is maybe a bit disappointing (IMHO).  ORDINARILY I would suggest 'upgrading' this to something more capable, but I've 'heard thru the grapevine' that this processor is soldered on the mobo so its not removable ..?  Really guys? is this true..?
He wants to improve the performance of this as much a possible, so we're sticking a 250 GB SSD into it (clean load of Win10 on it) and taking the old disk out for installation into a USB external enclosure.  RAM already sits at 16 GB, so that's more than sufficient (IMHO), and my next suggestion was a 'better' i5 chip, but I'm hoping someone will tell me that what I heard is ***, and I CAN replace this processor with something 'better'... (???)  Any chance of this..?

A:Inspiron 17R 5721 processor Upgradeable?

Of course it's soldered and effectively all Laptop processors always have been. A decade ago when laptops were actually made by different manufacturers some at times were replaceable. Today they are all basically made by FoxConn. Regardless of  brand, ie. dell, hp.. all foxconn. There is nothing wrong with I5 to the point replacing it will gain anything. Dell and HP still sell mostly I3 and only dual core. Laptops are disposable. Once a system is booted there is little difference. A normal win10 system doesn't use more than 4G.

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Hello all,
I recently got an Inspiron N5110 as a gift. I had asked for an i5 or an i7 processor, but instead I got an i3-2330M CPU @ 2.20 GHz.. I was wondering if I would be able to replace the i3 with an i5 or an i7, and if so, what, if any, other changes I would have to make to my computer, such as RAM, etc. I will post the information below, and if any more information is necessary, then please request it.
 OS: Windows 7 Home Premium- SP 1 Processor: Intel Core i3-2330M CPU @ 2.20 GHz RAM: 4 GB System Type: 64-bit OS
Thanks a lot!

A:Processor Swap- Inspiron N5110

System should take both i5 or i7;  that said, upgrading the CPU will void the warranty.
A mid-range i5 will run about $250;  an i7-quad, about $600.

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I went under run to msconfig, and i went to boot, then advanced settings, then i switched the number of processors from 1 to 4. I forgot why, but i switched the processor number back to one and now, i cant switch it back to 4 because it doesnt show up. Can anybody help with a simple solution cause im kind of a computer noob when it comes to that. I really need help, my computers so slow now.

A:Dell inspiron processor trouble:/

  
Quote: Originally Posted by stephena


I went under run to msconfig, and i went to boot, then advanced settings, then i switched the number of processors from 1 to 4. I forgot why, but i switched the processor number back to one and now, i cant switch it back to 4 because it doesnt show up. Can anybody help with a simple solution cause im kind of a computer noob when it comes to that. I really need help, my computers so slow now.


You are doing a complete re-boot after each time you change the settings?

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My  Dell Inspiron N5010 has Processor Speed  2.50Ghz but these days working on only 0.78 Ghz speed, No more than this. Why ? its too slow? How to speed it up? because it was not as slow as working these days. 

A:Dell Inspiron N5010 has Processor Speed

Does the system recognize the AC adapter, or does it show "unknown" in Setup (F2 at powerup to check)?

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Can I change Dell Inspiron 3264 Processor?
If yes can I set intel core i5 7200?

A:Can I change Dell Inspiron 3264 Processor?

These use FCBGA CPUs - soldered to the board, so the only way to upgrade is by replacing the entire system board, assuming one  is available with the CPU you want.
Beyond voiding your warranty (which replacing the board will do), this will be a very expensive upgrade.
You can bet the cost of a board + i5 CPU will run north of $300-400 just for the part - add in the labor and it's not a practical upgrade.

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I've already updated the bios, yet the processor fan is still not working. I've run a diagnostic previously and the processor fan speed is 0 rpm. Also the processor thermistor says its 106 degrees. What should I do?

A:Dell Inspiron 5558 processor fan not working

First thing to try would be replacing the fan.  If you need help choosing the correct part we'll need to know whether the system as integrated or hybrid video.

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I have received my 3656 i was so excited with the specs but did not know about the APU. Traditionally APUs have been paired with video cards in their class. After researching the 8800p APU, I thought well hey dell built a little power house. The APU when used in a Laptop is designed to operate at 15w to save battery up to 35 watts of power TDP and is capable of crossfire with 360M laptop discrete video card. I was disappointed, Dell has chosen to keep the TDP at 15w under utilizing APU and no Crossfire with R9 360 which would have boosted the video performance of the machine. To call this a Gamer Desktop is a joke. I did not expect XPS performance out of an AMD gaming computer. I did expect fully utilized hardware that was designed to work well together. What happened?

A:New Inspiron 3656 Desktop AMD, Why a Laptop Processor?

Probably because of heating issues. The fan and sink on the processor is very small compared to desktop processors. Still, it's disappointing to see there is virtually no reason to put this particular APU in this rig with a crippled frequency clock rating.

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Hi, I am currently running my Inspiron 3847 with 16gb Ram and a GTX 1080 graphics card, I am wanting to put at LEAST intel i5 into it, but would like to put I7 in.I am also wanting to upgrade pwrspply to ensure that everything runs smoothlythis is the power I am looking at currently. My question is, will any of this work?

A:Upgrading PwrSpply &processor Inspiron 3847

Yes that power supply should work with this system
The best cpu that works on the machine would be a:
Intel Core i7-4790K
This machine could use 4th generation Intel Cpu's that use the LGA 1150 socket

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i have a dell inspiron 620s with intel core i3 2120 clocked at 3.30 GHz. i want to remove it and replace it with intel core i7 2600 clocked at 3.40 GHz can you tell me how to remove it carefully???

A:Dell inspiron 620s processor removal

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i have a dell inspiron 620s with intel core i3 2120 clocked at 3.30 GHz. i want to remove it and replace it with intel core i7 2600 clocked at 3.40 GHz can you tell me how to remove it carefully???

audichinmay2001
The Inspiron 620s does not support any i7 processors, only following Intel processors are supported:
Intel Core i3
Intel Core i5
Intel Celeron
Intel Pentium Dual Core
Bev.

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