Can I swap in an Intel Core i53570 I5-3570 processor for an AMD Athlon II X2 215 processor? 

by on April 9, 2013

Q: I currently have a Compaq CQ5210F, and it just isnt cutting it for my needs. In other words, I need a new processor. I currently have an AMD Athlon II X2 215 processor, and i want to swap it out for an Intel Core i53570 I5-3570 processor. But i cant find the sizes anywhere, and i dont know if the new Intel processor will fit in mt pc. PLEASE HELP! THANK YOU!

 
 

Can I upgrade my video card and will upgrading increase my frames per second? 

by on February 19, 2013

Q: I’m getting a very low amount of fps on my computer. I have an AMD A6-3650 APU processor and my graphics card is an AMD Radeon HD 6530D. I was wondering if I could put a AMD Radeon 7970 in my computer? And if that would solve my fps problem

 
 

Can I use an AMD Phenom II with a BIOSTAR A880GZ AM3+ AMD 880G mother board? 

by on January 25, 2013

Q: Will this motherboard

BIOSTAR A880GZ AM3+ AMD 880G HDMI SATA 6Gb/s Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

be able to run this processor?

AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX

 
 

Should I keep my Pentium 4CP or my AMD Athlon XP? 

by on December 30, 2012

Q: i have two computers which one is the best to keep ?
pentiumR 4CP 1.60GHz , 1GB Ram or
AMD Athlon xp, 2 GHz, 480MB ram

 
 

Is an AMD Athlon x2 equivalent to a Intel Pentium IV? 

by on November 9, 2011

Q: Is AMD Athlon x2 equivalent to pentium IV?

 
 

Which is a better processor the Intel i7 or AMD-A serices? 

by on July 8, 2011

Q: Which is a better processor: Intel i7 or AMD-A serices? I’m a computer graphics major.

 
 

I am learning how to put a computer together and am wondering if these components go together? 

by on January 2, 2011

Q: Hello, I’m learning how to put a computer together with custom parts, are these hardware compatible?

*ASUS M4A78LT-M LE AM3 AMD 780L Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
*AMD Athlon II X4 640 Propus 3.0GHz Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor
*Thermaltake TR2 W0379RU 500W ATX 12V v2.2 Power Supply
*EVGA 01G-P3-1452-TR GeForce GTS 450 (Fermi) Superclocked 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP
*Thermaltake TR2 W0379RU 500W ATX 12V v2.2 Power Supply
*CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model
*HITACHI HDS721050CLA362 (0F10381) 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5″ Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Is there anything else I need? Besides an OS, and computer case. Also would I be able to use a midtower case?

 
 

Is there anyway to know if computer components will work together? 

by on December 20, 2010

Q: I want to upgrade my PC and I want to make sure everything will work fine if I put these components together

xfx ati radeon 5850

AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition 3.4GHz

ASRock K10N78D Motherboard AMD Socket AM2/AM2+/AM3

and this power supply http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=370338036310

 
 

Does it really matter if I get an AMD processor or an Intel Celeron? 

by on December 13, 2010

Q: I am thinking of buying a new laptop and can’t decide between an AMD processor or an Intel Celeron. I will only be using it for the internet, email and Microsoft office applications. Does it really matter which I choose?

 
 

What is the difference between an AMD Athlon II and Intel Celeron? 

by on September 20, 2010

Q: What is the difference between an AMD Athlon II and Intel Celeron? Also which company makes the best computer, Toshiba, Acer, HP, or Dell?