Replace processer in Mac Pro

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by lanceh5, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. lanceh5 macrumors member

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    Sep 23, 2007
    #1
    Would it be feasible to replace the CPU in this MacPro with a 6-core?


    Refurbished Mac Pro 2.8GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon
    Originally released August 2010
    One 2.8GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon "Nehalem" processor
    3GB (3 x 1GB) of 1066MHz DDR3 ECC memory
    1TB Serial ATA 7200 rpm
    18x SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
    ATI Radeon HD 5770 with 1GB GDDR5 memory
     
  2. johnnymg macrumors 65816

    johnnymg

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    Nov 16, 2008
    #2
    Philipma1957 has done the heavy lifting for you:
    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1122551
     
  3. nanofrog macrumors G4

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    May 6, 2008
    #3
    It's possible (W36xx parts).

    Cost wise however, you'll have to see if you can locate either a new one at a great price or a used part.
     

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