HP Z210 Workstation CPU Upgrade to Ivy Bridge?

clutchc

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As the title implies, I am wondering if the HP motherboard will recognize an Ivy Bridge CPU? The mini tower has a Xeon E3-1240 (Sandy Bridge) now. I have updated the BIOS to J51 v0.155 (6/13/2018 as per CPU-Z).
If so, would any 3rd gen i5 or i7 work?
 

The Paladin

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2nd gen yes 3rd gen doesn't look like it
as per Hp web site : https://support.hp.com/us-en/product/hp-z210-convertible-minitower-workstation/5053199/document/c02794662

2nd generation Intel Core processor family:
Intel Core i3-2100 processor, 3.10 GHz, 65 W, 3MB cache, 1333 MHz memory, Dual-Core, HT, Intel HD Graphics 2000
Intel Core i3-2120 processor, 3.30 GHz, 65 W, 3MB cache, 1333 MHz memory, Dual-Core, HT, Intel HD Graphics 2000
Intel Core i5-2400 processor, 3.10 GHz, 95 W, 6MB cache, 1333 MHz memory, Quad-Core, no HT, Intel HD Graphics 2000, featuring Intel vPro Technology
Intel Core i5-2500 processor, 3.30 GHz, 95 W, 6MB cache, 1333 MHz memory, Quad-Core, no HT, Intel HD Graphics 2000, featuring Intel vPro Technology
Intel Core i7-2600 processor, 3.40 GHz, 95 W, 8MB cache, 1333 MHz memory, Quad-Core, HT, Intel HD Graphics 2000, featuring Intel vPro Technology
 

clutchc

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Yeah, I know they only show 2nd gen. But I was hoping that was simply an old incomplete list printed at a time before Ivy Bridge. I was thinking maybe with a 6/18/2018 BIOS update, 3rd gen CPUs would be recognized by now.
 

clutchc

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Thanks for the confirmation. Both of you. I do have a Dell Optiplex with a i5-3570 sitting around. I guess I could take the time to remove the CPU in the Dell and remove the CPU in the HP, then try the Ivy Bridge... and then put everything back. I was hoping to avoid all the swapping.
But, OK. Maybe I should do that... I forgot I had that i5-3570.
 
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As the title implies, I am wondering if the HP motherboard will recognize an Ivy Bridge CPU? The mini tower has a Xeon E3-1240 (Sandy Bridge) now. I have updated the BIOS to J51 v0.155 (6/13/2018 as per CPU-Z).
If so, would any 3rd gen i5 or i7 work?
dude where did you find bios update please give me link or send me software/driver to my email: saifalisohu@gmail.com
i have core i5 2500 need to upgrade bios to run gtx 1060 6gb
thanks please
 

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