Would this be an good upgrade for low cost? Tags: CPUs Cache Product Last response: March 16, 2009 5:35 PM in CPUs Share redwave3099 March 15, 2009 7:11:25 PM I currently have http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Would the http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... be a good upgrade for the low cost? Is it worth it for the extra cache and higher Hyper Transport? or will I see no difference? More about : good upgrade low cost sanchz a b à CPUs March 15, 2009 9:49:19 PM Not worth upgrading. The performance difference just won't be noticeable. Save and go for the Phenom II X3 720 if your motherboard supports it. chin311 March 15, 2009 10:09:43 PM There will be a difference with some applications and games.. but not really worth it. Related resources Low cost PC upgrade - Forum Is this a good low cost build for gaming? - Forum good low cost overclocking motherboard ? - Forum Good low cost overclocker shuttle board - Forum High Spec Low Cost Build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer boulard83 March 15, 2009 10:12:29 PM its not worth it. gkay09 a b à CPUs March 16, 2009 7:34:23 AM No...save the money and get enuf cash for this... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... gkay09 a b à CPUs March 16, 2009 7:36:44 AM or mayb even this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Has dropped to $200 frm $220...nice... NOTE: Do check the board TDP envelope before u get any of the new CPUs given above... Jpain March 16, 2009 5:35:45 PM Hello ! 1. We need your mobo info... some AM2, will support Phenom II, then X2 720 would be nice. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumGood low cost video card ForumExtreme low cost build advice ForumTrying to build a very low cost 64-bit pc ForumLow-cost PC ForumLow cost NAS solution ForumLooking for help ins electing a new low cost motherboard ForumLow cost quiet cpu cooler that will fit ForumPlease critique - low cost * - quality parts - reliability! - no gaming ForumLow cost HTPC / Emulator box. ForumBest low cost card? ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumUpgrade: Q9650 or Phenom II 940 + E8400? ForumUpgrade Pentium 4 to Quad or i7...? Forum2 Q's: Should I Upgrade & 2GB 4870x2 or Two 512MB 4870's ForumIs my Psu still good enough . More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !