Intel Q6700 2.66GHz on WinXP Pro

  Audio~~Chip 13:45 15 Sep 2009
Locked

Does any Forum Member know any reason if a Intel Q6700 2.66GHz OEM CPU would not work correctly using WinXP Pro 32bit ?

As a temporary measure I am desparate to replace my Ageing AMD X2 Nvidia Chipset motherboard running XP Pro and as the new Gigabyte M/board is Windows 7 Cert I just wanted to start to change over the hardware ASAP

  Audio~~Chip 14:43 15 Sep 2009

All I need to know is would it cause any problem with using a Q6700 Quad Core on a XP pro as long as the motherboard support the CPU. Or re-worded will XP run ok with a Quad Core ?

  bremner 15:06 15 Sep 2009

Yes of course it will run on a quad core processor

  Audio~~Chip 15:07 15 Sep 2009

Thanks for the reply !

  bremner 15:08 15 Sep 2009

It is applications that make use of the multithreading and 64 bit architecture of multicore processors

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Best phone camera 2017

Stunning new film posters by Hattie Stewart, Joe Cruz & more

iPad Pro 10.5in (2017) review

28 astuces pour profiter au mieux de votre iPhone