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BL20p G4 Processor Upgrade

 
AJ Wilson
Occasional Contributor

BL20p G4 Processor Upgrade

Does anyone know if it is possible to upgrade the processors on a BL20p G4 Blade Server from the 5140 and 5148 dual-core processors to the E5345 quad-core processors.

I have some BL20p G4 blades running the E5345 and would like to upgrade the dual-core (5140) BL20p G4 blades to the same quad-core processors.

Any info on how to upgrade and if its possible would be appreciated.
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Pieter 't Hart
Honored Contributor

Re: BL20p G4 Processor Upgrade

in document :
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00712807〈=en&cc=us&taskId=101&prodSeriesId=1121598&prodTypeId=3709945
Quad-cores are mentioned.

but according to Intels processor "roadmap", the 5345 needs a different chipset than the 5140.

So i'm not sure the MoBo accepts the quad's.