imac intel 2.0ghz (core duo) cpu upgrade ?

truz

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Jan 1, 2006
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Question,

Can you replace the core duo processors in the intel imac's with a core 2 duo processor?

Has anyone done this yet? I'm not interested at all right yet, but later next year I will be once leopard comes public.
 

Eidorian

macrumors Penryn
Mar 23, 2005
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Indianapolis
truz said:
*sigh*

Core 2 Duo (Merom) - Socket M (PGA 479 modified)
Core 2 Duo (Allendale/Conroe) - Socket T (LGA 775)
Xeon 51xx (Woodcrest [Core 2 Duo]) - Socket J (LGA 77
Delicious copy pasta! I must repost it.

http://guides.macrumors.com/Merom

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=240518
 

generik

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Aug 5, 2005
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Actually if you want Merom that badly it'd be more worthwhile to sell your old iMac and get a new one.

The C2D will probably set you back $300 or so (probably much less in the future though), and you end up with a machine that has no warranty.
 

Eidorian

macrumors Penryn
Mar 23, 2005
29,080
287
Indianapolis
generik said:
Actually if you want Merom that badly it'd be more worthwhile to sell your old iMac and get a new one.

The C2D will probably set you back $300 or so (probably much less in the future though), and you end up with a machine that has no warranty.
Well what they said. I'm going to hold out until next year though at least. Socket M Merom chips will be cheaper. I won't have to worry about my warranty either when it expires.