Ask questions. Help others.
The HP Community is here for you.
Post new question
Note on archived topics.
This topic has been archived. Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant.
If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here, or click on "Post new question" above and select the appropriate board.
Posts: 1
Member Since: ‎12-17-2010
Message 1 of 2 (2,351 Views)

Does the xw8200 workstation support dual core Xeon CPUs?

I couldn't find any information in the documentation or online.  It seems that the dual core Xeon models came out after this workstation was released but the CPU socket used is the same.  The Dell 670 workstation was in the same situation but Dell released a bios update for dual core support.  Did HP do the same?  I can't seem to find that info either.

0 Kudos
Posts: 25,870
Member Since: ‎07-17-2009
Message 2 of 2 (2,343 Views)

Re: Does the xw8200 workstation support dual core Xeon CPUs?

[ Edited ]

These are the product specifications for the xw8200.  If the processor you want to upgrade to is not list then it's unknown what will work outside of that list.


Go to HP Partsurfer and enter your product number (not the model number or many selections will appear). The scroll down to the processor section.


Review this article on a second processor.

† The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation