[rescue] Help w/ PL 1850R

Thomas Gallaway tgallaway at comcast.net
Thu Jan 9 01:22:47 CST 2003

As far as I remember the compaq 1850r I had here was actually dual processor
capable but it took some kind of weird CPU riserboard. on that riserboard
could slap any slot1 processor you wanted. Those go fairly often on ebay as
complete set with vrm's.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Sikorski" <me at dansikorski.com>
To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2003 10:19 PM
Subject: Re: [rescue] Help w/ PL 1850R

> On Wed, 2003-01-08 at 22:13, Steve Hatle wrote:
> > An 1850R will go dual processor. I believe they are PGA chips, but I
> > be wrong- it's been a couple of years since I've been inside one, and we
> > transitioned to the DL380 (it's successor) during that time as well.
> Either way, it won't be a problem, probably the only consideration will
> be size/style of heat sink (and if there is a fan).
> > You should be able to use an off the shelf processor. However, the VRM
> > be proprietary to Compaq.
> The compaq VRM's are always available on ebay at mostly reasonable
> prices.
> -Dan Sikorski
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