Need advice on a cpu for my motherboard Tags: CPUs Motherboards Last response: July 3, 2009 8:07 PM in CPUs Share art-tech-uk July 3, 2009 3:46:56 PM Hi' i want to upgrade my cpu but im unsure what one to get so any advice would be appreciated. My system at the moment is as follows Motherboard Asus Striker II Extreme/NSE Ram 4Gb ddr3 1333mhz cpu Pentium D930 3ghz HD sata 250Gb HD sata 80Gb GPU GTX260 anyone know what cpu would run nice for gaming ? TIA More about : advice cpu motherboard o1die a c 159 à CPUs a c 435 V Motherboard July 3, 2009 5:36:39 PM I'd go for the q9550 which has been $170 at microcenter. Worth the drive. It's listed in their current online ad. art-tech-uk July 3, 2009 6:10:39 PM Thanks for this m8 Just looked on ebay and see there not badly priced i was told my cpu is very bad for high end gaming so this q9550 should be a big increase in fps or am i thinking wrong? Related resources Need advice upgrading CPU, Motherboard and GPU - Forum Some advice needed: motherboard and cpu - Forum Need advice on Motherboard/CPU Upgrade for Gaming - Forum Need advice on new motherboard, cpu, and memory - Forum 2 options for cpu/motherboard upgrade. Need advice to decide. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Helloworld_98 July 3, 2009 6:25:51 PM the Q9550 will give a serious increase in fps since that P4 bottlenecks even 4650's (ATi equivalent of an nvidia 9500GT) AKM880 July 3, 2009 6:29:38 PM A Q9550 will make a large increase in gaming. art-tech-uk July 3, 2009 6:32:47 PM sounds like its just what i need then. thanks for the help guy's i appreciate it, im of to get a q9550 ainarssems July 3, 2009 8:02:09 PM Quote:A Q9550 will make a large increase in gaming I am afraid it will not make any noticable difference even if You overclock it to 4GHz ainarssems July 3, 2009 8:07:12 PM Quote:I am afraid it will not make any noticable difference even if You overclock it to 4GHz Sorry posted in wrong post. Q9550 will be miles better then D930 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Motherboard or CPU dead, need advice. Forum Need advice on Motherboard for Intel Xeon E5-2687W CPU Forum Need advice for new CPU, Motherboard, RAM and power supply Forum quick!! I need advice about motherboard and cpu! Forum SolvedNeed help/Advice with building 2 PC's out of gigabyte motherboards x79s-up5 and x58a-u3dr 3930k and i-930 CPU Forum Need advice on cheap motherboard and CPU for HTPC Forum Need your advice on CPU, Motherboard upgrade!! Forum Need some advice on upgrading CPU/motherboard Forum CPU, Motherboard and RAM - need suggestions/advice (gaming rig) Forum Need advice for new CPU, GPU, Motherboard and RAM. Forum Need advice on CPU and motherboard Forum Need advice on buying CPU and motherboard Forum New Motherboard, PSU, Ram and CPU.. need advice.. Forum Need Motherboard and CPU Advice Forum Need CPU/Motherboard/RAM/PSU advice Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !