Upgrading Processor on my PC Tags: AMD Nvidia Components Last response: December 1, 2011 4:21 PM in Components Share IH8SANANDREAS December 1, 2011 5:54:39 AM PC Specs: AMD Athlon II X2 220 2.8GHz nVidia GeForce 9200 3GB RAM Running Windows 7 Ultimate My motherboard information is: Chipset: NVIDIA nForce 720a Southbridge: NVIDIA ID075C LPCIO: ITE IT8720 I'm thinking about getting either a: AMD Athlon II X4 3 GHz Processor AMD Phenom 9550 X4 Quad Core AM2 CPU Processor Will any of them work in my computer? Would they make a huge difference? I want to play GTA4 with high fps on medium/low settings. More about : upgrading processor o1die a b À AMD December 1, 2011 11:14:51 AM Look for a "cpu support" listing for your motherboard, or try to find a forum on the board manufacture website. If you can't find it, then I would just be guessing as to which cpu your board would work with. asnorton44 December 1, 2011 11:27:10 AM Between the two get the Athlon II it is faster then a Phenom 9550. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer DEY123 December 1, 2011 4:21:01 PM Yeah post what Motherboard you have as that will drive what you can put in. Additionally, you may have to upgrade the BIOS version. Also not sure on your video card but that looks like a pretty low end model. you may want to consider upgrading it as well. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Upgrading Processor on Dell Precision 390 Forum Upgrading my 1.5 Year Old PC [Video Card/ Processor /RAM] Forum Upgrading to Windows 8 - Processor Compatibility Forum Is it worth upgrading my processor /mobo (lynnfield)? Forum Upgrading my Processor Forum Tips for upgrading a Processor Forum HELP: Upgrading to new motherboard and processor Forum Upgrading processor on ASRock 770 Extreme 3 Forum Upgrading Mobo, ram, and processor . What should I do? Forum Upgrading processor , or entire computer? Forum Is it possible to upgrade a HP 2000 notebook pc to 16 ram and i7 processor ? Forum New processor for my PC , Need help! Forum Upgrading an old motherboard to a newer processor Forum Is it worth upgrading an AMD Athlon 2 X 3.3GHz Processor ? Forum Upgrading E5300 to another LGA775 Processor . Help! Forum Will I need a new psu or win7 OS after upgrading processor ? Forum Best six core processor for a gaming pc Forum Is this compatible? Forum Need help on upgrading processor Forum Need help upgrading my gt5656 processor Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !