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XPS 8300 Support Six Core I7?

 
 
W
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      02-09-2012, 07:27 AM
Is there any version of the XPS 8300 that will support the high end six-core
versions of the i7 processor?

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Christopher Muto
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      02-09-2012, 07:22 PM
On 2/9/2012 2:27 AM, W wrote:
> Is there any version of the XPS 8300 that will support the high end six-core
> versions of the i7 processor?
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afaik the best you can have in the xps 8300 is the i7-2600 quad core.
keep an eye out for bios updates as that would likely include support
for additional processors.
 
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      02-09-2012, 07:34 PM
"Christopher Muto" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> On 2/9/2012 2:27 AM, W wrote:
> > Is there any version of the XPS 8300 that will support the high end

six-core
> > versions of the i7 processor?

>
> afaik the best you can have in the xps 8300 is the i7-2600 quad core.
> keep an eye out for bios updates as that would likely include support
> for additional processors.


Does the i7-2600 support the Quickpath interface for fast access to memory
on dedicated bus?

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      02-09-2012, 08:36 PM
On 2/9/2012 2:34 PM, W wrote:
> "Christopher Muto"<(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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>> On 2/9/2012 2:27 AM, W wrote:
>>> Is there any version of the XPS 8300 that will support the high end

> six-core
>>> versions of the i7 processor?

>>
>> afaik the best you can have in the xps 8300 is the i7-2600 quad core.
>> keep an eye out for bios updates as that would likely include support
>> for additional processors.

>
> Does the i7-2600 support the Quickpath interface for fast access to memory
> on dedicated bus?
>


if you really want a high performance machine then dell is not the answer.
 
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Scott Davis
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      02-10-2012, 06:49 AM
On Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:36:05 -0500, Christopher Muto
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>On 2/9/2012 2:34 PM, W wrote:
>> "Christopher Muto"<(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>> news:(E-Mail Removed) ...
>>> On 2/9/2012 2:27 AM, W wrote:
>>>> Is there any version of the XPS 8300 that will support the high end

>> six-core
>>>> versions of the i7 processor?
>>>
>>> afaik the best you can have in the xps 8300 is the i7-2600 quad core.
>>> keep an eye out for bios updates as that would likely include support
>>> for additional processors.

>>
>> Does the i7-2600 support the Quickpath interface for fast access to memory
>> on dedicated bus?
>>

>
>if you really want a high performance machine then dell is not the answer.


What would you recommend Christopher?
 
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