Motherboard upgraded to the 2 socket

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by qwarkas, Jun 13, 2012.

  1. qwarkas macrumors member

    qwarkas

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    #1
    I have the mac pro 2009 with 1-cpu motherboard, possible it for updated my mac motherboard to the 2 x cpu motherboard? Hwo to pay? Price=?
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  2. saulinpa macrumors 6502

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    Possible but expensive. Here are the part numbers for a 2009. Google the part numbers.

    Processor Heatsink, 8 Core, A 076-1329
    Processor Heatsink, 8 Core, B 076-1330
    Processor, 8 Core (need two, of course)
    2.26 GHz 661-4997
    2.66 GHz 661-5046
    2.93 GHz 661-5047
    Processor Board, 8 Core 661-4998
    Processor Tray Support Plate 076-1344
     
  3. minifridge1138 macrumors 6502a

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    Jun 26, 2010
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    Technically, they are completely interchangeable.
    I do not know what the price would be.

    Note, if you upgrade the 4,1 firmware to the 5,1 firmware, then you can use a dual processor daughter board from a 2010 MP in your Mac.

    Good luck!
     

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