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 SolvedUpgrading my pc (mainly my processor) Forum Upgrading Motherboard & processor in bestbuy PC Forum need help upgrading my pc processor!! Forum worth upgrading my pc processor? Forum Solvedprocessor upgrade of my pc Forum Upgrading my 1.5 Year Old PC [Video Card/Processor/RAM] Forum I am planning on picking up a Intel Core I5-3570 Processor to upgrade my pc, will I need anything else? Forum Can I upgrade the Processor on this Desktop PC Forum SolvedDo I need to reformat my pc if I'll upgrade the processor? Forum SolvedI am thinking of upgrading from a 1GB AMD RADEON™ R7 250 to a Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 Superclocked ACX 2GB my processor Forum SolvedUpgrading my current Graphic's Card and Processor Forum SolvedGoing to shop tomorrow - Upgrading to a better gaming processor and mobo - Help Required Forum SolvedUpgrading my HP P6210y. Problems and processor question. Forum SolvedUpgrading Processor (CPU) Forum SolvedERROR 0167 No processor BIOS update found after upgrading motherboard please help. Forum SolvedUpgrading a HP D4100Y Processor Forum SolvedUpgrading processor, need help with cooling! Forum SolvedWill upgrading RAM and Processor require new windows installation? Forum A PC upgrade from 2008, advice for processor,motherboard and graphic card! Forum Solvedupgrading a processor Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !