Upgrading Processor, need Advice Tags: Homebuilt Processors Systems Last response: July 1, 2009 11:22 PM in Systems Share taverasme July 1, 2009 9:46:15 PM Hi all, I build my PC around 6 months ago, and now I am looking to upgrade it so that I am ready for Aion. Right now I have: Athlon 64 X2 5400+ O.C.d to 3.2Ghz Muskin 4GB DDR2 PC 6400 Biostar 790 GX A2+ ATI 4850. I will be dropping in another 4850 with the upgrade, but I want to upgrade my CPU/Mobo. I was going to Intel, but didn't want to pay the premium for I7. Would a E8400 work? What Mobo should I use with it? Thanks! More about : upgrading processor advice Outlander_04 a c 136 B Homebuilt system July 1, 2009 10:35:30 PM Can you give the exact model number of the motherboard ? Is it this http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en-us/t-series/introducti... because if it is it can support http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en-us/t-series/cpu_suppor... an intel cpu will not fit but there are newer and more powerful amd cpu's that will plug right in A phenom X3 720 be is about $130 and more powerful multitasker than the intel you mention and just as good for gaming megamanx00 a b B Homebuilt system July 1, 2009 11:22:28 PM You have a decent motherboard so you don't really need to go out and spend +$100 on P45 board for crossfire when you can just upgrade your CPU. Put in a Phenom II and over clock it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Upgrading processor to i7-3930K Motherboard advice Forum New processor upgrade i7 2600k need advice Forum Need advice for upgrading my computer to play games like MW3 and BF3 Forum Upgrading Build, Need Advice : GTX 680 vs. ??? Forum Need Advice and Support in Upgrading Forum Upgrading GPU. Need advice please. Forum Upgrading PC Hardware need advice Forum Want to Upgrade processor , need HELP! Forum Upgrading for better performence! *** Need Advice ***! Forum Upgrading my Rig - Need advice Forum Thinking of upgrading , need advice . Forum Need advice for upgrading RAM for GA-P55A-UD3 (Core i5 750) Forum Help need advice ( processor ) Forum Help upgrading Processor ... Need new fan and heatsink? Forum Upgrading - Need advice Forum Upgrading ati radeon x1300 on old dell e521, need advice ! Forum Gaming Build: Budget $2,300 Forum Need Help with budget gaming PC Forum Upgrading CPU Forum 1000 Build, Need help with compatibility and longevity Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !