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Can i swap my 1.8 celeron with a pentium d 945 3.4

can i swap my 1.8 celeron with a pentium d 945 3.4 my motherboard is a P5GC-MX/1333
I started playing sc2 on my old desktop comp and the cpu is bottlenecking (obviously) I have a amd radeon gpu. I cant remember what kind but i can update once i get home from work. Also would the pentium d make a huge difference im guessing it would with it having 3.4 ghz but with it being old i dont know.


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    Hello otto911

    Pentium D 945 is supported by your motherboard.
    Do you already have the 945?
    There are other options that are higher performance CPUs.

    Asus P5GC-MX/1333 website & CPU Support List
    http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_775/P5GCMX1333/
  2. thanks for the post wr2.

    this is just my old comp that i built a few years back and just decided to upgrade the cpu. I am actually going to be building a new comp hopefully by the end of this month so I am not to worried at getting that great of a cpu for it.
  3. Intel Celeron 430 1.8Ghz @ CPU World


    Passmark CPU Benchmark scores:
    Intel Celeron 430 @ 1.8Ghz = 507
    Pentium D 945 @ 3.4Ghz = 931
    Intel Core2 Duo E7500 @ 2.93GHz = 1988
  4. thanks
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