CPU Upgrade for MSI Mainboard Tags: CPUs Platinum MSI Last response: March 25, 2009 9:12 PM in CPUs Share erh March 25, 2009 8:43:20 PM I have a MSI 975X Platinum V.2 MB with a E6600 CPU. I am interested in upgrading the CPU & was wonder what is the fastest CPU that will work in this MB? More about : cpu upgrade msi mainboard erh March 25, 2009 9:04:16 PM This is the motherboard in question: http://www.msicomputer.com/product/p_spec.asp?model=975X_Platinum_V.2_(Limited_Edition) badge a b à CPUs March 25, 2009 9:12:46 PM The Q6800/6700 would be the fastest processors supported with the proper BIOS. OCing the Q6600 to 3GHz.would be the obvious thing to do. http://global.msi.com.tw/index.php?func=prodcpu2&prod_n... Find your MB product page here: http://global.msi.com.tw/index.php?func=downloadindex EDIT: I see you have the 'e' 6600. I have that processor too. Your MB will support 65nm Quads with the right BIOS. I also have the 'Q' 6600 running great in a P965. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedmsi 7507 mainboard upgrade Forum SolvedKeep current AMD CPU/Mainboard or Upgrade to Intel? Forum SolvedUpgrade Mainboard+CPU+RAM (+maybe GPU) 300-500€ Forum Mainboard Dell 0F8098 - CPU upgrade Forum SolvedBudget CPU/Mainboard/RAM upgrade for father's PC, to run Win7 64 Forum Upgrade Advice CPU, Mainboard , Memory Budget Range 400$-500$ Forum Upgrade advice CPU, Mainboard , Memory Forum Best Mainboard+CPU Upgrade Forum Solvedpower loop using ram slot 3 and 4 on my msi mainboard Forum SolvedCan I Upgrade CPU and GPU of MSI GX60 Destroyer? Forum SolvedUsing 'Crossfire X' option of MSI N650 (GTX650) 2GD5 OC graphics card with an AMD FX-6100 processor and MSI 970-G43 Mainboard Forum SolvedProblems after installing new MSI Z87 G65 Mainboard. Please Help? Forum SolvedWhich MB to upgrade to from MSI G41M-P33 combo (need to keep 775 compatible/cpu & costs down) Forum Solvedmsi mainboard ms- 6380e wires Forum SolvedWill a Z87 mATX Mainboard fit with my MSI Gtx 770? Forum SolvedStuck at MSI splash screen after new CPU upgrade. Forum SolvedMSI Mainboard 970a-G46 - Running Up to 84C Forum Question about upgrading CPU and Mainboard Forum SolvedMSI GX60/GX70 CPU upgrade? Forum SolvedCompatible graphics card for msi 760GM-E51 mainboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !