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I just upgraded my 2010 2.8 quad mac pro to a 3.2 hex

 
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:14 am    Post subject: I just upgraded my 2010 2.8 quad mac pro to a 3.2 hex Reply with quote

my geek bench scores went from 9950 to 15500 here is a long link with pictures



http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1122551&highlight=
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 3:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Much easier than on a mini!

That's a pretty spectacular upgrade in performance. Are you considering adding another CPU or is the dual CPU daughter board a different board?

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

no the one cpu mac pro has a one cpu socket.

I would need to spend a bundle to go to dual cpu's/.

but 9950 geekbench to 15264 is really good. this processor is really a nice upgrade.


BTW you are one of my online buddies that inspired me to do this upgrade.

I about cr@pped myself when I got some cotton stuck on the cpu board pins, but a good strong magnifying glass and a tweezers saved the day. Along with some canned air to fluff up the cotton for the tweezers to grab.
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2012Mm quad with 8gb ram oem 1tb hdd

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lacie little big disk 2x 512gb ssds
synology 2tb disk station
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 5:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Little old me?

If only Mr Breeden still had his forums up at XLR8YOURMAC...

As a matter of fact, you might wanna submit a report for the CPU upgrade database there. You can send an email to Mr Breeden at the address on this page - http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/cpucards.html

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 9:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sent an email to xlr8yourmac with upgrade. This cpu the w3670 just came out it is a good deal.


http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=47918 583 usd


http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=47917&processor=W3680&spec-codes=SLBV2 999 usd



http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=52586 999 usd
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:42 am    Post subject: Re: I just upgraded my 2010 2.8 quad mac pro to a 3.2 hex Reply with quote

philiparcario wrote:
my geek bench scores went from 9950 to 15500 here is a long link with pictures


Promise us that you'll only use your new found power for the good of mankind Phil Smile
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

okay I promise
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 9:46 pm    Post subject: Re: I just upgraded my 2010 2.8 quad mac pro to a 3.2 hex Reply with quote

Bandit Bill wrote:
philiparcario wrote:
my geek bench scores went from 9950 to 15500 here is a long link with pictures


Promise us that you'll only use your new found power for the good of mankind Phil Smile

philiparcario wrote:
okay I promise


Awesome!
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