Hey guys I have no connection to this seller but these 2.0 Ghz Dothans are getting hard to find, especially at this price. Consider Zipzoomfly has them for nearly 400 bucks!!!
*snip* no ebay links allowed
Originally Posted by mongol
@johnnymo: Did you have to do the heatsink mod on the 9600 when you put it in there?
My I8500 has been going strong for years, but she's only got a gig, plus the video is starting...
If anyone is interested in a REALLY good price on a harder and harder to find 400mHz FSB Dothan 2.0 ghz chip SL7EM, here ya go:
IMHO, this is a great upgrade for us i8600 guys. I...
BT 2.0 is pretty damn quick and might just work for you.
I upgraded my i8600's original BT 1.0 module (Truemobile 300) with a BT 2.0 module that supported EDR (Dell Truemobile 355). Completely compatible Widcomm chip.
I love mine. Refuses to die, travel everywhere with it. Although, not much left inside that was 'stock'.
Oh, you don't need a Core2 to run Vista fine. Just get 2gb memory and a 7200rpm H/D. I run a quad 6600 o/c to 3.6 ghz w/ 8gb...
If it still doesn't work, consider going the 802.11n route with a MiniPCI module that will fit the 600.
This one fit my i8600, and should work in the 600 series if it can handle a full-size MiniPCI card:
I too have a similar setup and ran into problems with my Intel B/G wireless staying connected.
Since it was the slowpoke on the 802.11n network, I went this route: