INTEL core Duo E6700 problems with vista

  alansabout 18:35 30 May 07

Hi all just wondering if anyone has heard of compatibility problems with Intel core Duo E6700 processor and vista, just had a look at Dell's site and when you configure a system using that processor it states a compatibility problem click here I hope not as I have ordered a system from pcspecialist which should be with me by the weekend. Thanks

  Pine Man 19:26 30 May 07

I have a Mesh PC and I have just checked their site and they don't appear to even list the DUO E6700 processor as an option.

  alansabout 19:47 30 May 07

Yes I looked there too, I am unable to find anymore help on this I have also had a look on the Intel website and nothing is flaged up.

  I am Spartacus 19:54 30 May 07

If you choose it with Vista Ultimate then the compatibility problem isn't raised. Maybe it's something to do with the Viiv feature?

  alansabout 20:03 30 May 07

I am sill delving into this it all seems a little strange I did try VISTA ultimate on dells site but it still came up the same. I am hoping someone in this forum will have one running. (I had never heard of Viiv untill i went on Dells site) thanks

  skidzy 20:38 30 May 07

I had the same problem when using Dells custom build service and ended up buying from PCW,i would guess its a Dell motherboard issue.

  alansabout 21:31 30 May 07

Yes you could be right.

  mac donald 22:12 30 May 07

I have intel core E6700 cpu and it on EVGA motherboard with a 8800gtx graphics card and 2GB ddr2 memory and runing windows vista ultimate with no problem att all its a nice pc

  alansabout 22:30 30 May 07

Thanks for that mac donald, that is very reassuring.

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