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 i know the pc is outdated all i do game on it i just dont feel like buying a whole new pc at the moment.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 SolvedWhich processor should I upgrade to? Forum Solvedcan i upgrade to intel i3 third genaration processor insted of intel i3 second genaration processor Forum SolvedXeon 5470 to Xeon 5492 processor upgrade, RAM compatible? Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade my processor Forum SolvedI upgrade my processor on my pc Forum 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 !