Processor upgrade Tags: CPUs Computers Processors Last response: January 28, 2013 3:35 PM in CPUs Share Exileee January 25, 2013 5:47:54 AM just wanted to know if i would need to reformat my computer if i want to change the processor my pc is: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02... upgrading to: AMD Phenom II X4 980 my pc is pretty much stock just changed the powersupp to a 550w and the videocard to a GTX 460 V2 also wanted to know if that processor will be a big upgrade for my pc. i know the pc is outdated all i do game on it i just dont feel like buying a whole new pc at the moment. More about : processor upgrade rezervesizeja January 25, 2013 7:20:21 AM Not a huge difference but you'll feel it. And you can probably put in the new cpu and it'll work like a charm. No need for OS reinstall. m 0 l Exileee January 28, 2013 3:35:21 PM what do i need to update to see a big fps difference then? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 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 SolvedI am planning on picking up a Intel Core I5-3570 Processor to upgrade my pc, will I need anything else? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my processor and/or motherboard? Forum SolvedG-synced Monitor or Processor Upgrade Forum SolvedShould i upgrade my processor or gpu? i5 3450 vs HIS R9 270x iceq x2 Forum SolvedAM3/AM3+ Processor Upgrade Forum SolvedCan upgrade my processor without changing my motherboard Forum SolvedWhat would be a good upgrade for my current processor? Forum SolvedA Processor Upgrade Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade processor Forum SolvedUpgrade my processor laptop but no change in performance Forum SolvedUpgrade processor speed? Forum SolvedAsus k61ic processor upgrade Forum SolvedHow do i upgrade my processor??? Forum Solvedi have a pentium 4 processor, LGA 775, i want it to upgrade it to core 2 duo and i ve got a 1 x PCI Express x16. can I ?? Forum SolvedWhat Kind of GFX Card & Processor can i upgrade to?? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade 6yr old processor or upgrade mobo and processor but have less RAM? Forum SolvedHelp me upgrade my processor Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !