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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove o1die 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. | Report abuse asnorton44 December 1, 2011 11:27:10 AM Between the two get the Athlon II it is faster then a Phenom 9550. | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Components>Upgrading Processor on my PC> Related ressources: ForumUpgrading Processor on Dell Precision 390 ForumUpgrading my 1.5 Year Old PC [Video Card/ Processor /RAM] ForumUpgrading to Windows 8 - Processor Compatibility ForumIs it worth upgrading my processor /mobo (lynnfield)? ForumUpgrading my Processor ForumTips for upgrading a Processor ForumHELP: Upgrading to new motherboard and processor ForumUpgrading processor on ASRock 770 Extreme 3 ForumUpgrading Mobo, ram, and processor . What should I do? ForumUpgrading processor , or entire computer? ForumIs it possible to upgrade a HP 2000 notebook pc to 16 ram and i7 processor ? ForumNew processor for my PC , Need help! ForumUpgrading an old motherboard to a newer processor ForumIs it worth upgrading an AMD Athlon 2 X 3.3GHz Processor ? ForumUpgrading E5300 to another LGA775 Processor . Help! ForumWill I need a new psu or win7 OS after upgrading processor ? ForumBest six core processor for a gaming pc ForumIs this compatible? ForumNeed help on upgrading processor ForumNeed help upgrading my gt5656 processor More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !