Macpro Early 2008 Cpu Upgrade

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by jdavidbarrera, Jun 5, 2014.

  1. jdavidbarrera macrumors newbie

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    Can i use the processors from macpro 4,1 to early 2008?
    thanks
     
  2. omvs macrumors 6502

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    That'd be a no - the 4,1 switched to a different socket type, different chipset, and started using QPI rather than the old front-side bus architecture.
     
  3. jdavidbarrera thread starter macrumors newbie

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  4. flowrider macrumors 601

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    The CPUs in a 3,1 Mac Pro are Intel Xeon 5400 series ("Harpertown").

    Lou
     

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