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Hello. I have been searching for a new cpu, but to no avail. I can't find any processors that are compatible. I am looking for either a quad or six core cpu. These are my limitations, in terms of upgrading.

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post #2 of 6
A 1055T Thuban 6-Core will be your limitation due to TDP. The quad core alternative will be an X4 640 Propus.

AMD has stopped producing X6s, so a 1055T will be difficult to find new. However, X4 640s are handily available on Newegg.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103871

Best of luck!

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What board is that?

And I agree with the post above, the X4 640 would probably be your best bet. Though, if the boards rated TDP limit is 95W, I would definitely add something to cool the VRM area, and wouldn't overclock at all.

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What board is that?
And I agree with the post above, the X4 640 would probably be your best bet. Though, if the boards rated TDP limit is 95W, I would definitely add something to cool the VRM area, and wouldn't overclock at all.
Best wishes with the upgrading. thumb.gif

Is the x4 640 any good for gaming? And my motherboard is the N-Alvorix-RS880-uATX (Alvorix)
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At stock, honestly, probably not. It will definitely be more than sufficient, but not "great". You could have much better options if it weren't for the board, which probably isn't idealss either. Was this a prebuilt/OEM machine?
    
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^ Sounds like its an OEM board.

OP, I wouldn't trust a low-end OEM board with anything more than a dual-core tongue.gif

Though, as already mentioned, your best bet would be the 640. Good luck getting your hands on one though redface.gif

Why not do a mobo+CPU upgrade?
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