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Intel 540 vs 540J

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I'm just wondering what the difference is between these two CPUs?

I was thinking of upgrading a friend's CPU, I looked up the specs but it only says it supports 540, doesn't mention 540J.

Will the 540J work?
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they are virtually identical chips. The only difference is that the J version has Execute disable bit enabled, which is essentially a form of hardware antivirus and is meant to fend off certain kinds of attacks.

Source: http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Pentiu...G3200E%29.html
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