Closed Upgrade Tags: CPUs Quad Core AMD Power Last response: January 3, 2013 2:29 PM in CPUs Share skeleton68 December 20, 2012 5:26:48 PM Hi I am thinking of upgrading my AMD X4 960T to a FX 4300 Quad core. Its about $120.00 Is it worth the upgrade in terms of increased power? More about : upgrade Best solution o1die a c 158 à CPUs a b À AMD December 20, 2012 8:30:02 PM No. Apply the money towards an Intel changeover for significant performance gains or keep what you have. skeleton68 December 30, 2012 1:59:54 AM Best answer selected by skeleton68. Related resources Where can I find a good mechanical keyboard? - Forum [Solved] Ivy bridge upgrade, is it worth it? - Forum 2011 Imac CPU upgrade - Forum Upgrade from pentium dual core e2140 1.6ghz - Forum Computer won't boot after CPU upgrade - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer skeleton68 January 3, 2013 12:11:47 PM AMD Bulldozer FX-8150 AM3+ 3.6GHZ Octocore I am reluctant to change the Motherboard and Cpu and have to do a full re-install. Is the above CPU better for increased performance? Only $200.00 o1die a c 158 à CPUs a b À AMD January 3, 2013 12:35:10 PM Not enough to justify the cost. Try overclocking first. Your old cpu is very good. What video card are you using? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHelp! Dell Latitude c610 CPU upgrade ForumCPU Upgrade! Forum[Solved] Need help deciding on an upgrade (hope I'm in the right forum) ForumNetvista CPU upgrade. Fans spin, screen black. ForumCPU upgrade help More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !