Should i upgrade my mobo and cpu Tags: Motherboards CPUs Processors Last response: October 21, 2012 1:14 PM in Motherboards Share wkdsean1988 October 21, 2012 11:34:48 AM Looking for advice on upgrading my current system. I want to know what the best processor for my mother board is and will it be worth upgrading to this Intel i5 firstname.lastname@example.org, Arctic cooling freezer 13 cpu cooler. Asus p8z77-v lx mobo. 8gb Corsair vengance ddr3 1600mhz. Price £352 Current spec Processor (CPU) AMD PHENOM II X4 955 SOCKET AM3 (3.20GHz/8MB CACHE) - BLACK EDITION Motherboard ASUS® M4A785TD-V EVO: DUAL DDR3, S-ATA II, 2 x PCIe x16, 1 x PCIe x1, 3 x PCI Memory (RAM) 12gb CORSAIR XMS3 DUAL-DDR3 1333MHz - LIFETIME WARRANTY! Memory - 1st Hard Disk 128gb vertex 4 Memory - 2nd Hard Disk 500GB SERIAL ATA 3-Gb/s HARD DRIVE WITH 8MB CACHE (7,200rpm) Processor Cooling SUPER QUIET 22dBA TRIPLE COPPER HEATPIPE CPU COOLER Graphics card gigabyte 7970 ghz edition 1100/1500 Psu 750w. More about : upgrade mobo cpu dutchling October 21, 2012 12:57:52 PM You would definitely benefit from an upgrade to the I5 as your current CPU at that clock rate is most likely bottlenecking that GPU. Also, could you post what kind of PSU that is? wkdsean1988 October 21, 2012 1:14:03 PM dutchling said:You would definitely benefit from an upgrade to the I5 as your current CPU at that clock rate is most likely bottlenecking that GPU. Also, could you post what kind of PSU that is? ocz 750w fatal1ty Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumShould I upgrade my CPU and Mobo ? ForumShould i upgrade my mobo , cpu and ram? ForumWhich should I upgrade first? CPU/RAM/MOBO or GPU? ForumShould I Upgrade my Z68 to a Z77 Mobo ? ForumWhat should I upgrade ? CPU/Mobo or just CPU ? Please Read. ForumShould I upgrade my CPU or my GPU? ForumCPU Upgrade Help for an Older MOBO ForumUpgrade mobo/cpu /ram worthwhile? ForumIm planing to upgrade mobo,cpu ,ram ForumCPU/MOBO upgrade $250-350 ForumUpgrade mobo and cpu or gpu ForumFinal Upgrade Purchases CPU MOBO RAM ForumAdvice On Dual CPU , Mobo , & Ram Upgrade For Video Editing Workstation ForumShould i upgrade my mobo ? ForumUpgrade from AMD x3 720 CPU/MoBo /RAM/? ForumShould I upgrade my mobo for my gaming system? ForumHelp updating BIOS ForumStripped TWO mobo screws! HELP!! ForumInspiron 15r 7520 Core i7, 4gb ram .... upgrade help? Forum[Solved] Should I upgrade? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !