[rescue] Proliant 6500 cpu compatibility

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 18:24:00 CST 2007

Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> On Jan 26, 2007, at 6:36 PM, Ryan Thoryk wrote:
>> I've got a Compaq Proliant 6500 (2x PIII Xeon 500 512k) and am 
>> wondering
>> if anyone here knows if the machine is compatible with 600+mhz cpus 
>> (I'm
>> trying to see if I can upgrade it, but don't have any spare faster 
>> xeons
>> to test with).
> I think you have 2x of the Slot 1 or Slot 2 form factor CPUs, right?
> If so, you can go from PIII-550 up to at least 850Mhz.  I know because 
> I have some Telenet systems that use the Intel {whatever} board and the 
> same board takes from 500 to 850 CPUs.
> Might want to check for BIOS updates from Compaq just in case.

These motherboards won't take 900MHz or 1GHz x100MHz processors?

Peace...  Sridhar

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