Upgrading system Tags: CPUs Last response: January 20, 2011 11:08 AM in CPUs Share atoy January 20, 2011 9:55:59 AM Hello, I have upgraded my operating system to Windows Vista from Windows XP, and I would like to upgrade it again to Windows 7 due to having system crashes and freezing. I want to know on what kind of hardware is compatible with Windows 7 in upgrading my system. Currently my system is: Intel Pentium Dual CPU E2140 1.6GHz 1 GB RAM DDR2 SDRAM PC4200 Intel Q965/Q963 Express Chipset Family (built-in) 250 watt power supply I want to upgrade the motherboard, RAM and processor. What should I upgrade it to? Please help me. I have no idea on what system I should upgrade it to. More about : upgrading system simon12 a c 103 à CPUs January 20, 2011 10:05:09 AM Depends on your budget and usage. atoy January 20, 2011 10:16:30 AM Budget won't be a problem. I just want to know what hardware system should I upgrade it to and what hardware is compatible with windows 7? Could I upgrade it to Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E4300 (2M Cache, 1.80 GHz, 800 MHz FSB) ? and the motherboard. what kind of motherboard that compatible with windows 7? Related resources Upgrading AMD System, is the right time? - Forum Help with upgrading my system - Forum Upgrading Audio system advice - Forum Advice on upgrading a 7 year-old system without a GPU, on a 150$ budget? - Forum Upgrading Graphics card or the whole system - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer simon12 a c 103 à CPUs January 20, 2011 10:18:35 AM All motherboards and hardware work with windows 7 atoy January 20, 2011 10:50:23 AM I'm thinking to upgrade it to Intel Core Duo E4300 processor with the ASUS P5Q PRO. and 2GB DDR2 RAM. is it 2GB DDR2 RAM is compatible with those motherboard and processor? jockey a b à CPUs January 20, 2011 10:57:42 AM Here's a handy tool from Microsoft. http://www.microsoft.com/windows/compatibility/windows-... Check out "Scan your PC for compatibility" download. Anonymous a b à CPUs January 20, 2011 11:04:55 AM atoy said:Budget won't be a problem. I just want to know what hardware system should I upgrade it to and what hardware is compatible with windows 7? Could I upgrade it to Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E4300 (2M Cache, 1.80 GHz, 800 MHz FSB) ? and the motherboard. what kind of motherboard that compatible with windows 7? What's your motherboard? It may support the Core 2 Quad which is equivalent (almost) to the i5. And You need to buy a graphics card instead of your integrated graphics. Anonymous a b à CPUs January 20, 2011 11:08:01 AM There's hardly any difference between your processor and the e4300, definitley no, in fact the e4300 is 1% faster than you processor the e2140. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUpgrading A System Forum SolvedIs my system worth upgrading Forum Solvedupgrading system need help picking Forum SolvedNeed Help Upgrading my System - $1000 budget Forum SolvedThinking of upgrading my system Forum SolvedSystem Shutting Down After Upgrading from Intel i3 2120 to Intel i5 3570K Forum SolvedUpgrading system with larger SSD Forum SolvedUpgrading lil bro's system with a GeForce 8800 gtx, help with compatibilities Forum SolvedWorth upgrading System? Forum SolvedNeed Help upgrading MOBO for P4 System Forum SolvedI'm upgrading my system. Forum SolvedLooking some advice on upgrading my system. Forum SolvedThoughts For Upgrading my System Forum SolvedHelp for upgrading system.. Forum SolvedHelp for upgrading my system! Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !