Thread: Upgrade CPU on mac pro
02-14-2014, 12:47 PM #1
Upgrade CPU on mac pro
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- Jul 18, 2010
Does anyone know if you can upgrade intel processors on an early 2008 mac pro?
I currently have 2 X intel zeon 2.33Ghz.
If I can, is it just a matter of popping them in, or would I need to re-instal OS as well?
What sort of speed (Ghz) could I take the new ones up to?
02-16-2014, 04:04 PM #2
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- Nov 28, 2007
- Nambucca Heads Australia
- Imac 27", i7 4GHz, 1TB Flash Storage, 32GB memory, OS X.12.3
Well Sultan will depend on whether you have a single or dual 2.8GHz. Upgrading a single is easier.
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If it is currently a dual maybe:-
- Xeon E5472 3.0 GHz
- Xeon X5472 3.0 GHz
- Xeon X5482 3.2 GHz
- Xeon X5492 3.4 GHzHang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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