Is this processor good for a 1st build? Tags: Build Motherboards Processors Systems Last response: September 4, 2011 5:24 AM in Systems Share attacus September 2, 2011 1:03:48 PM I was going to build a quality system with some low end parts and some high end parts for upgrades. Is this chip good value for money and would it work in an AM3+ motherboard? AMD Athlon 620 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/EMACHINES-D620-AMD-PROCESSOR-... More about : processor good 1st build abekl a c 125 V Motherboard September 2, 2011 1:24:55 PM This CPU will only work in an AM2 socket, not an AM3. pro-gamer a b V Motherboard September 2, 2011 1:34:58 PM should go for amd phenom ll x4 965 for gamming or intel i5 2500k Related resources Hope this is good build since it is my 1st - Forum New 1st Build Advice - Is this a good build ? - Forum My 1st build , £400 including Win 7 - Any good ? - Forum 1st time build i5-3570k with incremental upgrades: good idea? - Forum 1st build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer attacus September 2, 2011 1:43:00 PM Then can somebody recommend me a processor for a £250 budget rig? attacus September 2, 2011 1:44:23 PM Sorry, £300 configuration (max) Either platform abekl a c 125 V Motherboard September 2, 2011 1:49:18 PM This would be easier if you list out the components that you need first. 008Rohit September 2, 2011 1:54:56 PM Athlon II X3 or Phenom II X4 955BE. attacus September 2, 2011 1:55:28 PM One more thing. I have an eMachines 3240. For an old PC the motherboard looks pretty modern. What's the upgrade possibilities with this machine? Intel GMA 900 Intel Pentium 42.66gz 4 SATA ports What looks like a PCIe port. It's black and ha a little thing sticking out at the end Would it accept something like a Core 2 Quad config or a GFX card? johnners2981 September 2, 2011 2:12:19 PM attacus said:One more thing. I have an eMachines 3240. For an old PC the motherboard looks pretty modern. What's the upgrade possibilities with this machine? Intel GMA 900 Intel Pentium 42.66gz 4 SATA ports What looks like a PCIe port. It's black and ha a little thing sticking out at the end Would it accept something like a Core 2 Quad config or a GFX card? You won't fit any core 2 cpus in a pentium cause they use a different socket. It could probably handle some older graphics cards like nvidia 7xxx series, not sure though without knowing the mobo attacus September 2, 2011 2:54:10 PM Ok, what about this: Asus P5e3 Intel Q6600 G0 008Rohit September 4, 2011 5:24:37 AM Old processor / Socket. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum1st Build , Gaming ~$1000 Forum1st build , $1200 rig, is this a good choice of components? Forum1st time build ,need help please ForumHelp building 1st computer Forum1st Build Advice - Need help finalizing the build ForumProspective 1st Build , Need Opinions/Tips/Ideas ForumMY 1st CPU Build ForumHelp me build my 1st computer Forum1st build - Is this a good deal? Forum1st build $1400 max advice requested ForumBuilding my 1st Custom Desktop $4000 Forum(Gaming) 23-24 inch Monitor? Forum[Solved] Computer Build for $650 Forum[Solved] Staying abroad; really cheap build needed to play LoL ForumIs it worth buying this items at this time? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !