Simple upgrade question Tags: CPUs Pentium Last response: December 31, 2011 5:24 PM in CPUs Share carneyd1 December 31, 2011 2:42:35 PM Hi there, Im attempting to upgrade my CPU from an Intel Pentium E5800 to a Core 2 Quad 2.83 GHz. Will I need to perform a BIOS upgrade for this transition??? Processor Intel Pentium Dual Core E5800 Processor 3.2Ghz 2MB Cache MOBO ASUS P5G41T-M LX2 Memory 4GB DDR3 1333Mhz Configuration 1 x 4GB Expandable to 8GB 2 x DIMM slot Hard Drive 1TB (1x1TB) SATA II More about : simple upgrade question AM2A a b à CPUs December 31, 2011 4:22:16 PM You can find which bios version you need here: http://support.asus.com/cpusupport/list.aspx?SLanguage=... doesn't look like you need to update, but you can do it anyway and not have to worry about it xaira a b à CPUs December 31, 2011 5:06:02 PM the answer is no, the 9550 is supported since version 3, the e5800 only got support since version 7, which is later, all you need to do is swap it in and enjoy the quad Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer AM2A a b à CPUs December 31, 2011 5:24:13 PM xaira said:the answer is no, the 9550 is supported since version 3, the e5800 only got support since version 7, which is later, all you need to do is swap it in and enjoy the quad Think you were looking at the LX, not the LX2. I did the same thing at first. Advice is still valid though, no update should be necessary. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSimple Upgrade question ForumA simple question regarding a possible vid card upgrade ForumSimple Upgrade Question ForumSIMPLE QUESTIONs>>>HOPEFULLY ForumSimple CPU Question .... I Think :( ForumSimple upgrade , possibly to run 3 cards? Forumsimple upgrade question ForumStupid OEM simple question ForumSimple question ForumSimple upgrade to 2600+ question ForumSimple upgrade question ForumVery simple question ForumIs this simple upgrade worth it? ForumFirst time setting up a slave drive, need simple instructions ForumSimple Newbie CD vs Vinyl Question ForumPCI express slot? why is nothing simple ? ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... Forum[Solved] Simple question about cpu ForumComputer upgrade ForumIntel i7 3820 overclocking question More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !