Replace processer in Mac Pro

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

  1. lanceh5 macrumors member

    Sep 23, 2007
    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


    Nov 16, 2008
    Philipma1957 has done the heavy lifting for you:
  3. nanofrog macrumors G4

    May 6, 2008
    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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