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Welcome to the xlr8yourmac.com CPU upgrades page
CPU upgrade articles and reviews by CPU type.
(Note: There were no G5 CPU Upgrades.)
Mac Pro CPU Upgrades
The Mac Mod/Upgrades page has Mac Pro CPU Upgrades & OC reports on 2006 - 2010 models, and some Xserves.
2013 Mac Pro FYI: The Late 2013 Mac Pro's CPU can be Upgraded - it's still socketed and as of early 2014, it's been confirmed the CPU can be upgraded. (Page updated with info on more DIY 2013 Mac Pro CPU upgrades, benchmarks, compatible Xeon CPUs and a Video with step-by-step guide on how to replace the CPU in a Late 2013 Mac Pro.)
2009 Mac Pro FYI: See Notes on 2009->2010 Mac Pro EFI (Bootrom) Updater (w/6-core CPU and 1333MHz RAM support) for notes/tips regarding the "unofficial" EFI/BootRom updater for 2009 Mac Pros to flash a 2010 Mac Pros Bootrom. Post also includes link to 2009 Mac Pro CPU Upgrade article.
Intel-based Mac Mini CPU Upgrades - Reports on Core 2 Duo CPU Chip swaps in 2006-2008 mfg Mac Minis that had socketed CPUs. (2009 and later Minis have soldered-in CPUs.) CPU Upgraded Macs and OS X Leopard - Feedback from G4 Tower owners with CPU Upgrades running OS X 10.5.x/Leopard. (OS X 10.6/Snow Leopard only runs on Intel-Based Macs.) G4 CPU Upgrade Reviews Links to full reviews of PowerPC G4 CPU upgrades here. Have You Upgraded Your Mac's CPU? If so, Send your CPU Upgrade report to news at xlr8yourmac
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