QX9750 can be installed in my Dell vostro 400 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-12-2011, 10:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 1
Default QX9750 can be installed in my Dell vostro 400

I am new to building pc's and I have been given a QX9750 which after reading the forum sounds like it is worth keeping

My current system is a DELL vostro mini tower 400 (manufactured in 2008)
- 2.4 Ghz Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 which supports speeds of 4Ghz.
- Main board OGN723
- Socket 775
- 2Gb's of DDR2 Ram.

Could you please tell me if the QX9750 is compatible with my current system but if not what hardware would I need to buy to upgrade to the QX9750 ?



paddylennon is offline  
Old 11-12-2011, 01:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
patonb's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: In Gov't Regulated Cubical
Posts: 9,737
Default Re: QX9750 can be installed in my Dell vostro 400

Quick search says no. I found a post where a qx9550 didn't work so a qx9750 won't either... Unless they eventually did do a bios update, but i doubt it.

Not all "quad cpu" motherboards can take the newer c2q cpu's. My 680i boards one like that.

But, it wouldn't hurt to try, if you want. Just get the newest bios first, then install.

Saddly to make the qx9750 work, you're going to need half a computer, plus windows. A 775 motherboard which does support 1333 fsb c2q's, then since Dells a weinie a new case and most likely a powersupply... unless you get a new micro-tower.

So for a bit more you might as well just get an 1155 brand new setup.

Foldie = i7 950@ 4.0Ghz Gigabyte x58a-ud3r EVGA 970 SC Corsair H100 Corsair hx520 3x2gb OCZ Gold Corsair 650D
Woohoo = L5639 @3.1Ghz EVGA SR-2 gtx 260-216 Hyper 212+ Corsair 1050hx 6x2gb Corsair XMS3 Blackhawk Ulra
Alienware 18 - SLI 770M 4700mq 16Gig

patonb is offline  
Old 11-12-2011, 07:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
Grandfather of Techist

Trotter's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: The South
Posts: 30,954
Default Re: QX9750 can be installed in my Dell vostro 400

If you can find somehting like this on your side of the pond you could reuse you RAM, HDD, ODD, etc.

Newegg.com - Shuttle SG41J4 Intel Core 2 Quad / Core 2 Duo / Dual-Core / Celeron 400 Intel Socket T(LGA775) Intel G41 Intel GMA X4500 Barebone

Antec 300 Illusion / Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W / EVGA GTX 760 2GB
AMD FX 8320 x8 Black Edition / Gelid Tranquillo / MSI 970A-G43
Sandisk Ultra Plus 128GB / Samsung 840 120GB / WD Black 750GB / WD Green 1TB / WD Red 3TB
G.SKILL Ripjaws 2x2GB DDR3 1600 - Crucial Ballistix Tracer 2x2GB DDR3 1600
Win7 Ult 64-bit - Func MS3 Mouse - CM Storm QuickFire Rapid Mech Keyboard

R.I.P. Danny L. Trotter ... 14 Nov 1945 - 4 Sept 2009
Trotter is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dell Vostro 220 MB replacement cyrax1 System Upgrades 1 10-11-2010 02:19 PM
Dell Vostro 1000. Worth it? guitarplyrstevo Laptops and Notebooks 4 07-23-2008 12:30 PM
Dell Vostro 200... Upgradable For Gaming??? ClickClick System Upgrades 14 06-12-2008 09:46 PM
Dell Vostro 1500 Schecters Laptops and Notebooks 18 03-02-2008 11:58 PM

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:00 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.