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Windows 7: Can a pentium d run windows 7

27 May 2013   #11
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Hello,
I bought windows 7 32 bit to run on my pentium 4.the microsoft page said it could run it. when i put it in, it took 4 hours to install. the rate was 2.4 GHz. I now dont trust that page. I'm upgrading to a pentium d running at 3GHz. I would like to hear from people running or have used a pentium d. Please help

The answer is definitely YES! I am running a 2.8 GHz Pentium D LGA 775 with Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit and have been for the past 3 years. The install only took 3 hours but, Win 7 spent the next few days after I installed updating to accommodate it fully. That was when I was running 2 GB DDR2 PC2-4200 I now currently run 4 GB (3.50 GB useable) DDR2 PC2-5300 6700 MHz. It runs smooth and it is not too slow. The speed my PC runs at is respectable but I am looking to replace the 2.8 GHz D with a 3.2. Then my system would really honestly be maxed out. Unless I want to switch to the 64bit disk that came in box with 32 bit. Then it would recognize and possibly use all 4 GB of RAM.


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27 May 2013   #12
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