3 Replies Latest reply on Feb 14, 2011 8:18 PM by Jim_Simon

    I have a Q9650 quad/ Asus P5K3 Deluxe..like to change the processor

    Steve from NY Level 1

      I have a Q9650 quad/ Asus P5K3 Deluxe..like to change the processor to something faster. I edit everything but dont want to change the MB on this system. Is it adventageous to upgrade the prossesor only??

       

      Here are the specs of the current sys:

       

      3.00 gigahertz Intel Core2 Quad Q9650
      64 kilobyte primary memory cache
      12288 kilobyte secondary memory cache
      64-bit
      Multi-core (4 total)
      Not hyper-threaded

       

         Board: ASUSTeK Computer INC. P5K3 Deluxe Rev 1.xx
      Bus Clock: 333 megahertz
      BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. 1103 06/26/2008

       

      I have 1 system 10,000 rpm drive

      & an existing (2 drive) 1 gig each Raid 0 for all video/audio/project files..

       

      Windows 7,  2 + year old Quad Core Q9650 @ 3 GHZ, Nvidia Geforce GTS450, Premeire cs5, , 8 gigs ram.