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GA-8STXC CPU upgrade?

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June 28, 2010 8:03:29 AM

Ok, i have this old Fujitsu Siemens Scaleo 600 wich i have upgraded to 1.75 GB of RAM and NVIDIA GeForce 6200 512mb. I tend to game alot, and i am thinking of upgrading the video card. But, there is a problem. I have a Pentium 4 @ 2.00 GHz (:o )socket 478 (i think), and it bottlenecks the whole computer making the gaming horrible. it runs COD4 at lowest settings with tweaks with 25-30 FPS.... So i have been looking up P4's on ebay, and i found one @ 3,2 GHz. But i have very little experience with the BIOS, and my corrent version is F5 i think. So would it just be to pop the new CPU into place, and change the jumper settings (or whatever its called) and fire up the computer again? Or do i have to upgrade my BIOS to F9...?

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June 28, 2010 8:13:52 AM

Oh and i forgot to mention it has a Gigabyte GA-8STXC Motherboard
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