Need help with I3-530 Tags: CPUs Core Intel i5 Last response: February 26, 2010 12:26 AM in CPUs Share tommypierson February 25, 2010 10:02:08 PM I just purchased a new gateway with a core I3-530. I want to Upgrade to core I5-670. So here are my ???? The motherboard is a Gateway H57, Will the Motherboard accept this upgrade and other than the cpu swap will I need to change anything in BIOS? All I do with the computer is play games. Will I see a major improvment with the I5-670. More about : 530 tommypierson February 25, 2010 10:25:35 PM No I added a Geforce GTX260. But won't i get better fps and better game play a chip that is a .5 ghz faster??? tommypierson February 25, 2010 10:33:07 PM Sorry I'm new THE I5-670 IS THE ONE I AM LOOKING AT Related resources Core i3-530 overcloking limit. Need help . - Forum Need Advice on Budget System Build i3-530 - Forum Should I upgrade from i3-530 to i7-3770K? - Forum $720 i3-530 vs Q9400 builds - Forum How high are you able to push your i3-530 ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer tommypierson February 25, 2010 11:38:05 PM Quote:Same socket but meh on it dropping right in. Look to see if you can configure your computer model with that processor That is one of my ???? How would I see if I could configure my pc with that processor or should I just buy a new motherboard like a msi or asus h57. tommypierson February 26, 2010 12:12:16 AM Gateway® DX4831-01e Bestbuy tommypierson February 26, 2010 12:26:42 AM Yes Corsair 750hx Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCore i3-530 with HD 7750 mobo asus p7h55-v ForumI3-530 or I5-750 Gaming system ForumI3-530 VS I7-870 ForumI3-530 vs q8400 ForumI3-530 for gaming? ForumI3-530 vs Phenom II x4 ForumI3-530 vs i3-540 ForumI3-530 possible bottleneck? ForumGaming build - i3-530 or X3 440? ForumI3-530 and compatibility with X Forum450w enough for Core i3-530 ? Forum500w PSU Forum790gx AM2 board ompatibility with 3 core AM3 CPU Forum[Solved] Crossfire 5850's with 650W PSU? ForumHelp More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !