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CPU upgrading questions

So I will most likely try to upgrade my current cpu (AMD Fx-6300 3.5Hz ) to a Amd fx-8350 4.0Hz i have a couple of questions since i plan to install the part myself

1.Will the stock fan for the new cpu work on the same mother board because of the cpu socket or that has nothing to  do with it?

2. Where can i find my mother board specs to check some compatibility?

3.Will i need to up my PSU to be able to run the new cpu?

4.Is there anything that would need to be done after installing the new cpu if possible (regarding operating systems and ETC.)

 

If you know the answer to any of these or have any other tips for installing a new cpu let me know , Thanks!

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Just don't, FX line up is obsolete, save up for an entry level hardware upgrade on current gen, even a Pentium G5400 or Ryzen 3 1200 would be much MUCH better choices than wasting any little money you have on a FX-8350 at this point.

 

Besides the single thread performance of the entire FX is much of the same, so unless you do intensive multi-threaded work you'll not notice an upgrade at all... and even if you, the multi-threading capacity of a Ryzen 3 1200 is severely superior.

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6 minutes ago, mapleking5 said:

1.Will the stock fan for the new cpu work on the same mother board because of the cpu socket or that has nothing to  do with it?

What do you mean? Are you only upgrading to the FX 8350 because it is the same socket as your current CPU? If not I wouldn't upgrade to another FX processor.

Go for Ryzen 3. FX isn't a good choice of CPU anymore..

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Anyway, I'll answer some questions.

2. Google the name of your motherboard (example: Asus Sabertooth Z87)

3. How powerful is your PSU at the moment? (example: 550W)

4. I don't think so

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Oh ok the only reason i was going to upgrade to a fx-8350 is beacuse it's in my price range atm and i dont know if i could afford higher , but lets say i can what do i need to know for installing a ryzen one insted ? and i found my motherboard was a MS-7641 will there be any conflict with it and the ryzen?

 

Thanks for the help also :D !

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Would you recommend a upgrade from a i3 6100 2 core 4 thread 3.6ghz to a i3 8100 2 core 4 Thread 3.6ghz since there is not chance i will have much more money to spend on it for a while...

pc Specs 

i3 8100 @3.6ghz

gtx 1050 evga

1x8 gb ddr4 2400 tbh dont remember brand

1x120gb ssd 1x128gb 840 series ssd 1x240gb hdd

Gigabyte h110-m moitherboard

450w evga power supply

 

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