iMac 21.5 late 2009 cpu upgrade

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  1. JimmakoS, Apr 18, 2015
    Last edited: Apr 18, 2015

    JimmakoS macrumors newbie

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    I'm thinking to replace my core 2 duo @ 3.06, with the Q9550S.

    The TDP is the same 65watt. The only thing that is different is the bus speed.

    1066 mine right now and the Q9550S is @ 1333.

    Has anyone try this before?
     
  2. yjchua95 macrumors 604

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    Not worth it.

    Any of the new quad core iMacs available today will blow it out of the water even if you upgrade the CPU of the old one.
     

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