1.83 GHz Core Duo or 1.83, 2, or 2.16 GHz Core 2 Duo A1208 (EMC 2104/2110/2114/2124)

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Are iMac 17" CoreDuo and Core2Duo Logic Boards interchangeable

Hello. Can I upgrade a 1.83 Core Duo 17" iMac (Early '06) by swapping the logic board for a Core2Duo board from a late '06 model?

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You probably can without a problem but it's easier to just just change the processor. You can use a Core 2 Duo or do like I have and insert a 2.16 GHz processor. See the picture I uploaded on this question for the difference in the benchmarks on this upgrade (click on the image to blow it up): Core Duo CPU upgrade to Core 2 Duo CPU?

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Thanks a lot for your fast response! Klaus Finke.

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