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July 23, 2012 11:05:49 PM

my system

System Manufacturer: HP-Pavilion
System Model: FK792AA-ABA a6600f
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2200 @ 2.20GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.2GHz
RAM: 3gb
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 v2
PSU: 600watt

with this motherboard
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01...

i want to know what processor can i upgrade on this motherboard to play games such as deus ex,skyrim and diablo 3.

i can run these game but the cpu is slowing the fps

edit: 150$ budget

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July 23, 2012 11:16:16 PM

I recommend the e8400, which I've seen on craigslist for $50 recently. No quads are listed on the upgrade list, probably cause the power supply is weak on oem systems. Quad core wolfdales are too expensive anyway, rarely under $200.
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July 23, 2012 11:18:48 PM

This is the best I could find: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Intel-Core-2-Duo-3-16GHz-E8500-...

Should work but I'm not promising anything.
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July 23, 2012 11:30:39 PM

OP here is the upgrade list, it was actually in the link you posted

Processor upgrade information
Socket type: 775
Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades

Intel Core 2 Duo (Wolfsdale) E8xxx
Core 2 Duo E6xxx (Conroe) up to E6850
Pentium E2xxx series (Conroe) with Dual Core technology up to E2160
Core 2 Duo E4xxx (Conroe)
Celeron 4xx series (Conroe) up to Celeron 450
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July 24, 2012 12:10:31 AM

Best answer selected by asderxsdxcv.
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July 24, 2012 12:10:35 AM

thx for the fast reply
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July 24, 2012 2:14:54 AM

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