Upgrading cpu Tags: CPUs Sempron AMD eMachines Last response: May 12, 2012 6:13 PM in CPUs Share themeedlyone May 12, 2012 12:58:24 AM my pc is an emachines el1352g-01w with an AMD sempron 145 2.8Ghz. would i be able to upgrade it to an AMD Black Edition - Phenom II X2 3.4 GHz More about : upgrading cpu | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove amuffin CPUs Master May 12, 2012 1:04:53 AM No, they use completely different sockets. You would need to upgrade your motherboard, ram, essentially an entirely new system in order to use it in your system. | Report abuse WR2 CPUs Master May 12, 2012 1:33:55 AM Hello themeedlyone; That's an AM3 socket motherboard right? Take a peek with CPU-z. The Mainboard tab should give you more detailed info. www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html eMachines EL1352G-01w Desktop Computer specs AMD Sempron 145 @ CPU World shows some related CPUs | Report abuse themeedlyone May 12, 2012 6:41:51 AM amuffin said:No, they use completely different sockets. You would need to upgrade your motherboard, ram, essentially an entirely new system in order to use it in your system. from what ive seen they both use the AM3 socket | Report abuse amuffin CPUs Master May 12, 2012 5:14:41 PM Then you should be able to upgrade, sorry for the prior post. Make sure you update to the most recent bios and then install the processor. | Report abuse GI_JONES May 12, 2012 6:13:33 PM There is a good chance you will be limited to a 95 watt cpu. Make sure this is not the case before getting a new cpu | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Upgrading cpu> Related ressources: ForumHelp upgrading my CPU /Video ForumUpgrading cpu NEED YOUR HELP!!! :( ForumNo Post after Upgrading the CPU & MOBO ForumFinally upgrading my CPU ForumUpgrading graphics card on old CPU - makes sense or not? ForumUpgrading CPu to Core 2 Quad q6600 or 9500 ForumUpgrading cpu for Skyrim - Tight budget ForumUpgrading CPU and Motherboard ForumUpgrading a laptop cpu ForumWant to improve FPS, upgrading CPU ? ForumCpu Help Upgrading ForumUpgrading the build $200 -$300 for CPU or GPU or amd system. ForumUpgrading my CPU ForumUpgrading from 1055t AMD CPU and Asus M4A87TD/USB3 ForumUpgrading CPU - Need Help ForumUpgrading AMD CPU from FX 4100, what to go for? ForumWhere can I find a good mechanical keyboard? ForumNew Ivy Bridge Build and PSU question ( upgrading from AMD ) ForumUpgrading rubbish cpu ForumUpgrading my CPU More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !