LGA 771 to 775 Adapter (MOD) – Run faster Xeon CPUs in a Core 2 Quad motherboard

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LGA 771 to 775 Adapter

Learn how to MOD your LGA 775 motherboard to support cheaper LGA 771 Xeon CPUs. Also covers: the adapter, motherboard compatibility, and troubleshooting. Read More »

LGA 771 Xeon Microcode – How to MOD Your BIOS

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Learn how to add the LGA 771 Xeon microcode to your BIOS. This is sometimes necessary for people doing the LGA 771 to 775 MOD. Read More »

List of LGA 771 & 775 CPUs + Current Prices

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This page is geared toward people considering the LGA 771 to 775 MOD. We've combined all of the quad core LGA 771 and 775 CPUs into 1 table (sorted by speed). This should make it easier to compare prices and specifications. Read More »

Intel Core 2 Quad, Extreme, & Xeon CPUs (LGA 775) + Current Prices

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Get current prices and specifications for all of Intel's quad core LGA 775 processors (Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Extreme, and the LGA 775 Xeons). With a summary of the key features and differences. Read More »

How to open a folder in a DOS command prompt window

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In this guide, we'll explain how to open a folder in a DOS command prompt window. This is also sometimes called the Windows command line. Read More »

List of Intel LGA 771 Xeon Processors + Current Prices

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Intel Xeon

Detailed list of Intel's LGA 771 Xeon processors (with current prices). With key features, differences, steppings, and CPUID information. Read More »

How to get the CPUID, Stepping, or sSpec for an Intel CPU

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In this guide we're going to show you how to look up the CPUID, stepping, or sSpec for an Intel processor. Read More »

How to Update CPU Microcode in an AMI BIOS – For LGA 771 & 775

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In this guide, we're going to show you how to update the CPU microcode in an AMI BIOS. Read More »

How to Update CPU Microcode in Award or Phoenix BIOS – For LGA 771 & 775

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In this guide, we're going to show you how to update the CPU microcode in an Award or Phoenix BIOS. Read More »

How to Check if Your Motherboard Supports a Processor

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In this guide, we'll go over a few methods for determining if your motherboard supports a specific processor. Read More »