Am2+ cpu

I am having trouble finding a cpu that will work with my, HP Pavilion p6203w - m2n68-la (narra5) system board with an Athlon x2 215 cpu socket am2+ 2.7 ghz. I have already tried the amd phenom II x4 965 be with no luck. I get that error cpu incompatible. With all these nubers and specs, it is getting confusing and I could really use the help.

Thanks,

Christyna
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  1. Just get another computer. I'm not sure many companys tell you those kinda things.
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  2. +1 for a new build.

    I don't think you can get any powerful CPU's on that socket.
  3. Source: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01701270&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=4006002

    Processor upgrade information

    TDP: 95W
    Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
    NOTE: Only socket AM2+ processors are supported with this motherboard.
    AMD Phenom II Quad-Core
    AMD Phenom II Triple-Core
    AMD Phenom Quad-Core (A) 9xxx series (AM2+)
    AMD Phenom Triple-Core (T) 8xxx series (AM2+)
    AMD Athlon X4
    AMD Athlon X3
    AMD Athlon X2 (B) (AM2+)


    I don't normally look these up btw, but since you (1) asked nicely and (2) posted the model of your HP and it's motherboard I was able to look it up using 'I'm feeling lucky' on Google!
  4. Scott_D_Bowen said:
    Source: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01701270&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=4006002

    Processor upgrade information

    TDP: 95W
    Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
    NOTE: Only socket AM2+ processors are supported with this motherboard.
    AMD Phenom II Quad-Core
    AMD Phenom II Triple-Core
    AMD Phenom Quad-Core (A) 9xxx series (AM2+)
    AMD Phenom Triple-Core (T) 8xxx series (AM2+)
    AMD Athlon X4
    AMD Athlon X3
    AMD Athlon X2 (B) (AM2+)

    Gosh, you post everywhere.
  5. melikepie said:
    Gosh, you post everywhere.



    What do you mean I post everywhere. this is the first time I have posted this...

    You must have me mixed up with someone else.
  6. Good info Scott D. Bowen. I, too,looked up the motherboard specs and one other tidbit of
    information that needs mentioning is that it does support all that you listed for her but the processors can't be anymore than 95watts. A lot of Phenom and Phenom II quad-cored processors are rated at 125 watts...and that motherboard can't handle that. Also, I personally think you should seriously consider building a new computer, especially if you have a AMD Phenom II x4 965 at your disposal. It's a 125 watt processor so you would require a motherboard that supports that wattage. Here's one I found a link to on Newegg...a great site for reasonable prices.
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131795
    It doesn't cost "an arm and a leg", and without knowing the rest of your current specs (RAM, Video card etc.), this should work fine. Good luck! The_Redman.
  7. greenninja64 said:
    What do you mean I post everywhere. this is the first time I have posted this...

    You must have me mixed up with someone else.


    I did not say that to you.
  8. Th_Redman said:
    Good info Scott D. Bowen. I, too,looked up the motherboard specs and one other tidbit of
    information that needs mentioning is that it does support all that you listed for her but the processors can't be anymore than 95watts. A lot of Phenom and Phenom II quad-cored processors are rated at 125 watts...and that motherboard can't handle that. Also, I personally think you should seriously consider building a new computer, especially if you have a AMD Phenom II x4 965 at your disposal. It's a 125 watt processor so you would require a motherboard that supports that wattage. Here's one I found a link to on Newegg...a great site for reasonable prices.
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131795
    It doesn't cost "an arm and a leg", and without knowing the rest of your current specs (RAM, Video card etc.), this should work fine. Good luck! The_Redman.



    I am on a TIGHT budget or I would just build a new power house. I think the wattage is the only thing I didn't consider. That might have been an issue with that Phenom II I had. I really want to build a new machine, this ddr2 memory just don't cut it. That's really holding back the potential here. When in doubt, talk it out.

    Thanks all,
    Christyna
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