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 i know the pc is outdated all i do game on it i just dont feel like buying a whole new pc at the moment.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. Exileee January 28, 2013 3:35:21 PM what do i need to update to see a big fps difference then? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Processor Upgrade and Misc Forum Can i upgrade my ASUS S200E celeron 847 to intel core i3 processor ? Forum EMachines w3609 compatible processor upgrade Forum HP PROCESSOR /MEMORY UPGRADE Forum Can you upgrade from am3 to am3+ processor Forum DELL e521 PROCESSOR /GPU UPGRADE Forum Upgrade of Lenovo Y450 Core 2 duo T6600 processor Forum Should I upgrade my Graphics card or Processor ? Forum Wanting to upgrade my Toshiba AMD processor , is it possible? Forum Want to Upgrade processor , need HELP! Forum Dv6365us processor upgrade Forum What can I upgrade to with a intel core 2 quad processor Q9400r in place Forum Upgrade processor for dell studio 1558 Forum Wondering about a motherboard + processor combo upgrade Forum Could i upgrade my processor in my laptop? Forum Sager NP8170 Video upgrade ? Processor upgrade ? Forum How to Upgrade my current Intel processor ? Forum Intel celeron processor 2.53 ghz upgrade to? What? Forum Processor /CPU upgrade , help...!!!! Forum FX-6200 vs FX-6300? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !