Articles & News
Graphics & Displays
Tom's IT Pro
Login | Sign Up
The authority on tech
Can I upgrade my processor to this?
Jun 8, 2012, 5:31 AM
I have been googling like no one's business. Maybe I just don't know what to google, but I haven't gotten very informative results. So here's my question.
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ (windsor), AM2 socket, 90nm - processor (
Asus NODUSM3 - motherboard
nVidia nForce 410 - chipset
Can I upgrade to some type of Phenom II? (something on this list link
I have read multiple time that AM3 processors will work in AM2 sockets, but I couldn't find out if the whole 45nm and 90nm difference matters.
Jun 8, 2012
upgrade processor this
Jun 8, 2012, 5:34 AM
If it was AM2+,
, (although still unlikely), but definitely not just AM2.
Jun 8, 2012, 5:36 AM
Look at the Processor Upgrade Information here
The best you can do is a Athlon 64 X2 5000+
Which processor for an upgrade?
Can I upgrade my Processor
Toldeo vs. Windsor
I'm looking to upgrade my PSU and processor any recommendations?
Can't find your answer ? Ask !
Get the answer
Jun 8, 2012, 5:36 AM
so these guys have no idea what they're talking about? (
Jun 8, 2012, 5:41 AM
It might be possible with some (although I personally haven't seen it), but I can almost guarantee not with yours. It's an OEM board and not a great one at that.
Jun 8, 2012, 5:50 AM
I love computers and everything to do with them; however, sometimes I really hate them lol. A giant poop in a barrel. Thank you though.
Jun 8, 2012, 5:54 AM
Yeah, compatibility issues suck, lol.
Ask a new question
Should I upgrade my processor?
Looking to upgrade a processor.
HP Box Computer, Can I upgrade this processor? AMD
UPGRADE TO BETTER PROCESSOR
I would like to upgrade the Processor in my Acer
Processor upgrade on gateway
Upgrade my processor
Upgrade processor optiflex 745 dell
[Socket 939] Upgrade Processor or Mobo?
HP AM2+ socket need BIOS upgrade for an AM3 processor?
CPU Upgrade for socket AM2
Subscribe to our newsletter
icon arrow stem circle
About Tom's Hardware
Licensing and Reprints
Other Shopsavvy sites
© 2018 Purch All Rights Reserved.