Question Can i upgrade CPU?

Aug 9, 2020
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Hello, i have 2820h mobo, and i want to upgrade my cpu i have pentium 2180e, can i upgrade to core 2 duo e 8500? Or what is the best i can upgrade to?
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Hello, i have 2820h mobo, and i want to upgrade my cpu i have pentium 2180e, can i upgrade to core 2 duo e 8500? Or what is the best i can upgrade to?
Thanks,
You are the best.
Here is the official support list for that board from HP. I would update to the latest bios before changing the CPU.

Hewlett-Packard 2820H CPU Support List

  • Intel Celeron: 420, 430, 440, 450
  • Intel Celeron Dual-Core: E1200, E1400, E1500, E1600
  • Intel Pentium Dual-Core: E2180, E2200, E2220, E5300, E5400
  • Intel Core 2 Duo: E4500, E4600, E4700, E6550, E6750, E7200, E7300, E7400, E7500, E8300, E8400, E8500, E8600
  • Intel Core 2 Quad: Q6600, Q6700, Q8200, Q8300, Q9300, Q9400, Q9650
 
Aug 9, 2020
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Here is the official support list for that board from HP. I would update to the latest bios before changing the CPU.

Hewlett-Packard 2820H CPU Support List

  • Intel Celeron: 420, 430, 440, 450
  • Intel Celeron Dual-Core: E1200, E1400, E1500, E1600
  • Intel Pentium Dual-Core: E2180, E2200, E2220, E5300, E5400
  • Intel Core 2 Duo: E4500, E4600, E4700, E6550, E6750, E7200, E7300, E7400, E7500, E8300, E8400, E8500, E8600
  • Intel Core 2 Quad: Q6600, Q6700, Q8200, Q8300, Q9300, Q9400, Q9650
I have bought already e8500 But it says microcode error and it doesn't detect new cpu... I have BIOS v01.04 and i don't think that i can update my bios,
 

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