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Upgrade Compaq Presario SR5707C Desktop

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December 6, 2012 11:51:45 PM

I would like to build on what I have and upgrade Compaq Presario SR5707C Desktop. I would like to change the mother to ASUS M5A78L-M LX. I know I will need new operating system, memory and power supply but can I use a AMD Athlon X2 7850 Black Edition , GeForce 9500 GT .(I have the CPU, graphics card and a 450w power supply ) I would like to use as much of the my current PC as possible and buy new as I can afford.
December 7, 2012 12:17:23 AM

o1die said:
The 7850 cpu is am2, which won't work with ddr3 ram. I recommend the 965 and this board from newegg:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

I've used both the ram and board I recommended. They're excellent choices and a good value.


Hello would it work with a ASRock A785GM-LE that one looks like I can use my DDR2 :ange: 
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December 7, 2012 10:45:35 AM

Yes. The 965 works on your old motherboard. It's much faster than the 7850.
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December 7, 2012 12:30:47 PM

One thing that makes the 7850 better then the 965, is that I already own one. What I am trying to do is not spend money I dont have. What I do have is (one Compaq Presario SR5707C Desktop PC with AMD Athlon X2 4850e - ADH4850IAA5DO Two DDR2 2GB, GeForce 9600 GT and 450w power supply) This is the PC my son uses, he games online and watches online video.

I also have a HP Pavilion Media Center TV m7640n Desktop with AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ - ADO5000IAA5CZ
, Four DDR2 1GB, GeForce 9500 GT and a 500w power supply. I play some online games but mostly run CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5

I also have a AMD Athlon X2 7850 Black Edition - AD785ZWCJ2BGH and a second GeForce 9500 GT

On the Compaq Presario SR5707C Desktop I will add a ASRock A770CrossFire and a AMD Phenom II X4 830 - HDX830WFK4DGM

Providing that will work, On the HP Pavilion Media Center TV m7640n I will add a ASRock A770CrossFire and one of the CPUs I already own which one would be best

AMD Athlon X2 7850 Black Edition - AD785ZWCJ2BGH


AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ - ADO5000IAA5CZ


AMD Athlon X2 4850e - ADH4850IAA5DO


Thanks :pt1cable: 
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