Motherboard can use what sockets?

Hello all, I have a question concerning my motherboard. I want to upgrade the cpu on it but not sure what sockets it supports, this is because I can find the exact model of it. All I know is that it is a Nvidia chipset C51G that currently has a Athlon 64 x2 1.9Ghz in it. I know that my cpu is a AM2 but not sure If I could support a AM2+ or a AM3 (even though I highly doubt it). I was considering getting a Athlon II X3 440 Rana 3.0GHz as a quick fix. Here's a link to my computer if you would like

Im open to all advice in the matter as well. Thanks! ;)
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  1. Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum.

    We need to know the model of ur mobo, so, download and use Everest to get that information.
  2. You can get the model number of your motherboard by running dxdiag.. Just run dxdiag and look for the system manufacturer and the system model info in the system tab.. If you still can't figure it out, just run dxdiag, take a screenshot and paste it..
  3. Cpu-z will also tell you exactly what motherboard and memory you have.
  4. Field Value
    North Bridge Properties
    North Bridge nVIDIA GeForce 6100 (C51G)
    Revision A2
    Package Type PBGA
    Package Size 2.5 cm x 2.5 cm
    Process Technology 90 nm

    Integrated Graphics Controller
    Graphics Controller Type nVIDIA GeForce 6100
    Graphics Controller Status Enabled
    Graphics Frame Buffer Size 64 MB

    PCI Express Controller
    PCI-E 1.0 x1 port #2 Empty

    Clock Generator
    CPU FSB 200.0 MHz
    HyperTransport (CPU) 1000.0 MHz
    HyperTransport (MCP) 800.0 MHz
    PCI Express 100.0 MHz

    Chipset Manufacturer
    Company Name NVIDIA Corporation
    Product Information
    Driver Download
    BIOS Upgrades
    Driver Update
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