Upgrading Tags: CPUs Performance Phenom Last response: May 22, 2010 5:14 AM in CPUs Share AdrianD2 May 10, 2010 1:08:38 AM How much of a performance boost would I get If I upgraded from a Phenom 9600 2.3GHz to a Phenom II 955 3.0Ghz? I have an 8800 GTS 512MB and 4Gb of ram. More about : upgrading | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove enzo matrix CPUs Master May 10, 2010 1:19:40 AM Not enough details. Depends on what you play, your monitor resolution etc. In general, I would have to say not much. | Report abuse popatim CPUs Master May 10, 2010 1:38:19 AM Heavey graphics gamein , yeah not much, you're held back by the 8800gts. Number crunching, transcoding, ie cpu intensive tasks - will see a nice boost! | Report abuse Emperus CPUs Master May 22, 2010 5:14:09 AM Its a nice upgrade.. Apart from higher clock speeds, you get a more optimized architecture.. The benefits will be large enough.. Go for it.. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Upgrading> Related ressources: ForumUpgrading from a 6850 ForumUpgrading from Athlon II x2 250 to Phenom 965 BE ForumHelp upgrading my CPU/Video ForumUpgrading my HP for Gaming ForumUpgrading PC after 4 Years(2009) Need Help! [PC Noob] ForumUpgrading from a 9800gt to a 7850 ForumUpgrading options? ForumNeed advice for upgrading my computer to play games like MW3 and BF3 ForumUpgrading Hard drive ForumWhere can I find a good mechanical keyboard? Forum[Solved] Upgrading GPU, time for a new PSU? Forum[Solved] Upgrading from slimline to medium sized Tower ForumHelp with upgrading an Dell XPS Gen 4 ForumUpgrading PSU, need advice! ForumUpgrading CPU ForumUpgrading myHP Pavilion A6623.uk with AM2+ socket on Asus M2N68-LA ForumGateway 4300-15e 300w psu upgrading for ATI 5750 HD? Forum[Solved] Upgrading a Phenom 9500 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !