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??? m 0 l tommypierson February 25, 2010 10:33:07 PM Sorry I'm new THE I5-670 IS THE ONE I AM LOOKING AT m 0 l Related resources Core i3-530 overcloking limit. Need help. - Forum Need Advice on Budget System Build i3-530 - Forum Need help building a gaming desktop good for the buck. - Forum need help installing video card Plz!!!! - Forum I need serious help quickly - 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. m 0 l tommypierson February 26, 2010 12:12:16 AM Gateway® DX4831-01e Bestbuy m 0 l tommypierson February 26, 2010 12:26:42 AM Yes Corsair 750hx m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedi need help choosing a gpu Forum SolvedNeed help with screen resolution Forum SolvedNew Build.Need Help Forum SolvedNeed help about case and GPU Forum Solvedneed help on builing Forum SolvedNeed help deciding what mobo to buy Forum SolvedNeed help choosing PSU Forum SolvedNeed Help with Newly Built PC! (Built Today) Forum SolvedNeed help with new build not booting Forum SolvedNeed some router help, cant get into netgear router Forum SolvedI need help!!! Forum SolvedNeed help with Gigabyte Bios (no boot) Forum SolvedNeed help comparing two ASUS GPUs Forum SolvedNeed help before buying... Forum SolvedNeed help on getting new video card! Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !