IBM Netfinity 5000 Processor upgrade

Discussion in 'IBM' started by Technical I.T. Ltd, Oct 11, 2003.

  1. Hi,

    I've just "inherited" (ok, liberated from a skip), the companies IBM
    Netfinity 5000, it has a single P3 500 (slot 1) CPU (100mhz). Question is,
    the board is 100mhz only and supports dual processors. I am aware of the VRM
    required to go multi processor but can I put in Slot 2 P3 Xeons ? Currently
    can only seem to find P3/1 ghz/100mhz (here in UK). What would be the max
    CPU I could go to ?


    Technical I.T. Ltd, Oct 11, 2003
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  2. Technical I.T. Ltd

    nut cracker Guest

    Slot 1 and Slot 2 are not compatable.

    the 5000 will not do slot 2

    nut cracker, Feb 23, 2004
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  3. Technical I.T. Ltd

    nut cracker Guest


    Mine does support and run 2GB of SDRAM... I thought the spec was for 1GB.

    lucky me...

    nut cracker, Mar 4, 2004
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