NEEDS SOME HELP W/ SELECTING CPU Tags: CPUs Compatibility Components Product Last response: April 22, 2009 12:15 AM in Components Share s1lent April 17, 2009 5:46:22 PM I need some help with selecting a new CPU. I need to know what is compatible with my MOBO? What is the best CPU out right now, that is reasonable in price. I can spend about $100 to $150! This is what I am running right now. Tower--Ninja (478x260x540mm) ASUS Crosshair 941 pin motherboard (Nvidia chipset board) AMD Athlon 64 x2 dual core 5600+ 2.91 ghz XfX Geforce 9800 GTX + 512 DDr3 4 gb 372 gb harddrive Rocketfish 550w power supply Vista 32bit Any input would be greatly appreciated. thank you More about : selecting cpu GhislainG a c 94 à CPUs April 17, 2009 8:08:08 PM Asus provide that info: http://www.asus.com/Product.aspx?P_ID=9s5xj9DAuUWX35gT. Just make sure that this is the correct motherboard and then select the CPU that best meets your requirements within your budget. The CPU Charts on Tom's can be a great help. AKM880 April 19, 2009 4:56:08 AM Is the motherboard a Asus Crosshair II your referring to ? Related resources Need help selecting a mobo for new rig. - Forum NEED SOME HELP SELECTING MOBO & CPU - Forum Need Help Selecting a Replacement - Forum Requesting help selecting MB + CPU cooler - Forum Help selecting power supply - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer s1lent April 21, 2009 3:40:11 PM AKM880 said:Is the motherboard a Asus Crosshair II your referring to ? Actually its the Asus Crosshair. Helloworld_98 April 21, 2009 3:53:07 PM you can't get a that much more powerful cpu on that board. million3g April 21, 2009 7:10:36 PM yea the best you can get is the 6400 which is 3.2 and 169.00 on newegg. If I where you just overclock it. you can reach 3.0 probaly. but just save your money or put it towards anoth part like a hard drive or video card for future builds AKM880 April 22, 2009 12:03:53 AM I think the board is only up to dual core CPUs. AKM880 April 22, 2009 12:15:13 AM No correct my earlier post this motherboard can even support X4 Phenoms even thought they weren't that good of a CPU. Heres one, I have no idea if its a good CPU but it gets good reviews. ! AMD Phenom 9950 Agena 2.6GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache - 150.00 + Free Shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Good Luck! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumI need help selecting a new CPU for gaming ForumNeed help selecting a CPU - First Time Building A Computer ForumNeed some help selecting a cpu . Forumneed help selecting a CPU ...dual core E6850 or quad core Q6600? ForumNeed help selecting a PSU for new PC ForumNeed help selecting memory for the x58a-udr3 board - I'm Lost ForumNeed help selecting a case ForumNeed advice on selecting CPU ForumBuilding a PC, could use help selecting motherboard ForumNeed help selecting Case & CPU cooler ForumNeed help selecting parts for $1000 build ForumNeed help selecting a psu. ForumNeed help in selecting Mb/ CPU /RAM ForumPlease help a newbie understand why Seasonic PSU wont turn on :( ForumLooking for CPU More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !