Upgrade microprocessor Tags: CPUs Asus Processors Intel i5 Last response: September 5, 2010 8:54 PM in CPUs Share bgibson40 September 5, 2010 8:34:58 PM Hello, i have an ASUS H55 mobo and an i3 530 processor. I would like to upgrade the processor to an i5. How do I do that? More about : upgrade microprocessor ares1214 a b à CPUs September 5, 2010 8:43:26 PM Step 1: Buy said i5 processor, likely i5 760. Step 2: Remove i3 from motherboard CPU socket. Step 3: Place i5 into motherboard CPU socket. Step 4: Sell i3 CPU on ebay. Step 5: Well your pretty much done. m 0 l Timop a b à CPUs September 5, 2010 8:54:41 PM ^Or Substitute Step 4 to "Ship CPU to Timop." lol. But on a serious note, you'll have to remove and replace the HSF. You'll have to turn the push pins according towards the arrow and pull. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need info on how to upgrade my Microprocessor Forum SolvedIn-detail: Workings of Microprocessor Forum My computer came with an amd phenom ii x6 1045t microprocessor. What other core six processors will work? Oh can a microproce Forum WTS/ Old MSI 939 Mobo, AMD Athlon 64 X2 (OEM/tray microprocessor), Rocketfish power supply, DDR 512 RAM Forum Microprocessor program Forum Difference between CPU and microprocessor Forum Will 3d max work in intel core 2 duo e7500 microprocessor Forum Microprocessor cooling fan not working Forum New Build -workstation with Intel microprocessor Forum Microprocessor Forum Ask microprocessor questions Forum Video card question bottleneck amd microprocessor. Forum Urgent help regarding microprocessor Forum Suggested Microprocessor to avoid bottlenecking Forum Why microprocessor is hot on the motherboard Forum How to know microprocessor is falty/ Forum I7 980 microprocessor Forum Microprocessor Vs. MotherBoard Forum What is mean by overheating of microprocessor Forum I5 microprocessor overheating Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !