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trouble finding a replacment cpu for cpu socket lga775


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clutchmaster2252

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i recently forgot to screw my cpu heatsink in when switching my cpu fan into the right header and overheated my cpu and after i fixed that problem my cpu temp is extremely higher then normal and when i play games on it it just becomes laging as crap now im looking for a replacement for it the cpu and socket are intel Pentium d 945 3.4ghz and the socket number is 775lga and if my motherboard supports a better cpu heres my motherboard model thanks


im getting the id's from cpu-z so ya d945gcz, aad10307-506 not sure which one is the motherboard model and my pc is a mpc clientpro 375
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Gday clutchmaster2252Posted Image

Providing you have identified your board cvorrectly, here are some links.
Main support page, > http://www.intel.com...pboards/d945gcz

CPU support, > http://www.intel.com...b/CS-026632.htm

Downloads, according to this Limited OS support. > https://downloadcent...p Board D945GCZ

Review of the 960 > http://openbenchmark...rg/reviews/4085

They are like hens teeth, unless you go the China route.
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thanks. and do u have any idea on why my temps are so?
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If you did not completely remove the heat-sink/fan unit.
Clean both CPU and heat-sink surfaces of all traces of old TIM. (i use Isopropyl alcohol)
Apply new TIM and correctly seat.
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You will have poor heat transfer resulting in higher than normal temps.
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