AMD Bulldozer FX-6100 6 Core Upgrade Tags: Core Bulldozer AMD Motherboards CPUs Last response: October 24, 2013 9:35 AM in CPUs Share Tasmainian October 24, 2013 9:27:45 AM Hello, I will get straight into my question i currently don't have a great pc it runs games on low/medium and when i take a test at: www.systemrequirementslab.com It always says its my CPU which is letting me down and not my graphics card. The cpu i have is a AMD Athlon II X2 250 which has a rubbish score of only 1737 on http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=AMD+Athlon+II+X... Of course i want to upgrade this to something much faster such as http://www.amazon.co.uk/AMD-Bulldozer-FX-6100-Socket-Pr... but i don't really want to have to upgrade my motherboard thou because of price problems and my current motherboard is a http://uk.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3... so my question is will my motherboard be able to handle this new CPU? Thanks In Advance Ps Please don't say i hate amd i am only getting a amd because it is cheaper than intel More about : amd bulldozer 6100 core upgrade Kurifox a b V Motherboard a b à CPUs October 24, 2013 9:32:28 AM To suport an FX you need a mobo with a AM3+ socket, yout mobo seems to only suport am3 phenom and athlon, so i believe that you cannot upgrade to a FX cpu. best of luck finding something else. m 0 l Bill Reinhardt a b à CPUs October 24, 2013 9:35:44 AM Unfortunately for your wallet, you will have to upgrade your motherboard if you want that processor... The board only supports Phenom/Athlon m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources AMD FX6100 3.3Ghz 6mb(BULLDOZER) vs AMD Vishera FX-8320 8-Core Processor Forum Amd bulldozer fx-6100 6 core 3 30ghz - asus m5a78l-m usb3 hdmi motherboard - 8gb Forum AMD BULLDOZER SIX CORE FX-6100 (3.30GHz/6MB CACHE/AM3) Forum SolvedAMD FX 6-Core Black Edition FX-6100 Forum SolvedAmd fx-6100 6-core compatible motherboards Forum SolvedAMD FX-8150 8 Core Black Edition OR Fx-6100 6 Core? Forum I have a nvidia gt graphics card and want to know if I can put it into my Amd 6core FX-6100 computer Forum Phenom x6 1055t vs AMD FX-6100 6-Core Processor Forum SolvedAMD fx-6100 black edition is the same as Bulldozer? Forum SolvedAMD Bulldozer FX6100 3.3GHz 14MB Cache Processor Forum SolvedI HAVE A SAMSUNG NP305E7A LAPTOP, AMD A6 Quad core APU,i'm trying to upgrade graphics Forum Phenom II X4 965 vs AMD Bulldozer FX-6100 vs FX-4170 Forum SolvedCan I upgrade my cm1630 asus essentio with an amd fx 6core? Forum SolvedAMD FX-6100 autotuned to 6.6 ghz?? Forum SolvedGot an AMD FX 4100 3.6GHz Quad Core what should I upgrade to? Forum SolvedHello, Im looking to upgrade my current cpu from a AMD A6-6400K Richland 3.9GHz Dual-Core Processor and im curious what will b Forum AMD Bulldozer\'s have arrived! FX-8150, FX-8120 & FX-6100 Forum AMD Bulldozer's have arrived! FX-8150, FX-8120 & FX-6100 Forum AMD Bulldozer's have arrived! FX-8150, FX-8120 & FX-6100 Forum AMD Bulldozer's have arrived! FX-8150, FX-8120 & FX-6100 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !