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Can an Intel Xeon chip from a bl460c G6 b used in a bl46c G5?

Patrick Provenzo
Frequent Advisor

Can an Intel Xeon chip from a bl460c G6 b used in a bl46c G5?

Is it possible to use an Intel Xeon chip from a bl460c G6 in a bl460c G5 blade?

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Johan Guldmyr
Honored Contributor

Re: Can an Intel Xeon chip from a bl460c G6 b used in a bl46c G5?

You can if it is listed in the quickspecs of the bl460c g5.

DanRobinson
Frequent Advisor

Re: Can an Intel Xeon chip from a bl460c G6 b used in a bl46c G5?

No, the G6 uses a completely different socket than the G5.
G5 was from the same family as Core 2 Duo, later models codenamed Penryn.
G6 coincided with the launch of Nehalem (Core iX family)