Upgrading to a better processor? Tags: CPUs Processors Last response: July 25, 2009 12:53 AM in CPUs Share stewartfan July 24, 2009 9:11:12 PM I have an old Dimension 8400 WIth a P4 Prescott@3.0GHz. I found this processor on eBay, and i an sure it will be a good step-up, I think it will work in my intel i925X chipset. Link to Xeon: http://cgi.ebay.com/INTEL-XEON-CPU-3-33Ghz-3-33-Ghz-8MB... And the specs of current cpu: Pentium 4 630 Prescott 3.0GHz Socket 775 LGA 90 nm Core VID: 1.420V Bus speed: 200MHz FSB Speed: 800MHz Cache: L1 Data 16KB L1 Trace 12 Kuops L2 2MB More about : upgrading processor stewartfan July 24, 2009 9:26:48 PM darn! ok, thanks for the fast reply! stewartfan July 24, 2009 9:49:43 PM What about this pentium D? http://cgi.ebay.com/Intel-Pentium-D-Dual-Core-3GHz-CPU-... Related resources Upgrading processor or motherboard better ? - Forum If i upgrade my processor do i have to get a better cooling system? - Forum Which is better processor ? - Forum Upgrading Processor on Dell Precision 390 - Forum Is the T9500 intel processor any better - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer warmon6 a b à CPUs July 24, 2009 9:58:45 PM stewartfan said:What about this pentium D? http://cgi.ebay.com/Intel-Pentium-D-Dual-Core-3GHz-CPU-... That should work your current cpu and that both have 775 socket so they should work. Should the keyword warmon6 a b à CPUs July 24, 2009 10:06:06 PM Sorry about that looked at the chipset that you mentioned on the motherboard and they are not compatible. Here is what compatible with this chipset. http://compare.intel.com/pcc/showchart.aspx?mmID=103&fa... redgarl July 25, 2009 12:53:25 AM You should maybe check a really cheap Core 2 Duo. something like a E5200. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUpgrading processors - Do I need a better cpu cooler? ForumWhich Processor is better ForumNeed Help Upgrading Processor ForumIs it worth upgrading my processor /mobo (lynnfield)? ForumUpgrading GPU, 2x 7900 GTX or newer better card? ForumUpgrading processor to i7-3930K Motherboard advice ForumUpgrading GPU, do I need to upgrade Processor ? ForumBetter processor or graphics card ForumWhich one is better processor ?core 2 duo or core i3 for gaming? ForumUPGRADE TO BETTER PROCESSOR ForumWhat processor is better ? ForumDo I need a better processor for a better graphics card? ForumUpgrading for better performence! ***Need Advice***! ForumPSU Help ForumMake vista us processor better More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !