Cpu upgrade

hi guys hope u can help me. i have a packard bell imedia2326 aio. i have added a graphics card an extra g of ram and a 500w psu. the mobo seems to be a canberra am2/am2+ i dont know which the website wasnt very specific. i want to put a newer cpu in it but i cant tell if the mobo is am2 or am2+. if it is am2+ then i should be able to plug the new pcu straight in? cpu i want is:AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Processor, clocked at 3.4ghz. i dont know if i will need new mobo/psu/os? any help u can give would be great! still a noob with tech stuff.cheers :wahoo:
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  1. It's a socket AM2+/AM2. It doesn't list the Phenom II as being supported.

    CPU Support

    * Socket AM2+/AM2 (940 pins)
    * AMD Phenom, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron processors.
    * Support HyperTransport 3.0 with backward compatibility to HyperTransport 1.0
    * Warning: not all the above processors have been qualified by Packard Bell.
    Please check with Support for valid replacement or upgrade CPUs
  2. thanks for the info. new mobo it is then. do i need to put a new os in?
  3. It's a 50/50 shot. Sometimes it will boot right up, and sometimes it won't. If it doesn't, you can boot off your OS disc, and do a windows repair.
  4. thanks for the help. its going to be a few weeks before i do the upgrade so no doubt i will have more questions to ask before spending my hard earned! cheers!
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