Can I upgrade my processor to this? Tags: CPUs Google Processors Product Last response: June 8, 2012 5:54 AM in CPUs Share BedxHead June 8, 2012 5:31:41 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. I have AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ (windsor), AM2 socket, 90nm - processor (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103747 Asus NODUSM3 - motherboard nVidia nForce 410 - chipset Can I upgrade to some type of Phenom II? (something on this list link http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=Property&Subcategory=343&Description=&Type=&N=100007671+50001028&IsNodeId=1&IsPowerSearch=1&srchInDesc=&MinPrice=&MaxPrice=&PropertyCodeValue=507%3A46347&PropertyCodeValue=507%3A57138&nm_mc=KNC-GoogleAdwords&cm_mmc=KNC-GoogleAdwords-_-AMDCPU-_-NA-_-NA). 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. More about : upgrade processor DJDeCiBeL a c 283 à CPUs June 8, 2012 5:34:06 AM If it was AM2+, possibly, (although still unlikely), but definitely not just AM2. m 0 l DJDeCiBeL a c 283 à CPUs June 8, 2012 5:36:33 AM Look at the Processor Upgrade Information here http://h10010.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00... The best you can do is a Athlon 64 X2 5000+ m 0 l Related resources Which processor should I upgrade to? - Forum can i upgrade to intel i3 third genaration processor insted of intel i3 second genaration processor - Forum Xeon 5470 to Xeon 5492 processor upgrade, RAM compatible? - Forum Looking to upgrade my processor - Forum I upgrade my processor on my pc - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer BedxHead June 8, 2012 5:36:59 AM so these guys have no idea what they're talking about? (http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/267772-28-will-processor-slower-socket m 0 l DJDeCiBeL a c 283 à CPUs June 8, 2012 5:41:08 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. m 0 l BedxHead June 8, 2012 5:50:36 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. m 0 l DJDeCiBeL a c 283 à CPUs June 8, 2012 5:54:01 AM Yeah, compatibility issues suck, lol. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedProcessor Upgrade Question Forum SolvedI need a CHEAP MoBo/Processor upgrade. Please help. Forum Solvedwant to run Saints row IV even just a little better upgrade GPU or processor Forum SolvedINTEL Core i5 , 2.67 GHZ processor - RAM Upgrade Forum SolvedAlienware x51 Processor Upgrade Help Forum Solvedcan my motherboard be upgrade to a better processor Forum Solvedinventec mas10ad rev. 2.01 (need processor compatibility for upgrade) Forum SolvedUpgrade processor or graphics card? Forum SolvedUpgrade Satellite C55-A5300 Processor (and graphics?) Forum Solvedcan i upgrade my processor?? Forum SolvedCan i upgrade my processor? Forum SolvedCan I upgrade my core i5 2nd generation processor to 3rd Generation? Forum SolvedIs a Xeon E3 processor a good choice for a gaming/editing rig my upgrade budget of $400? Forum SolvedAMD E-300 APU CPU Processor, what can I upgrade to? Forum SolvedCan I upgrade my Asus x53e i3 2350m processor to i7 2670qm? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !