new processor

hello, i have a compac presario 1909uk, if i bought a amd athlon 4600/ 5000 x2 dual core processor am i correct in thinking it will plug straight in, if it had AM2 socket?
also would this involve any other work ?
thanks adam
mobo HP 'NodusM-GL8E' motherboard
2 gb ddr2 ram
7600gt gpu
530watt psu

cheers

  Skills 11:26 23 Jan 2007

You need to check out the processor list that your motherboard will support. How old is your current system?

Have a look on the manufacturers website for the supported processors list.

click here
as i understand it is i wondered if i would have to change my ram or anything else?

  Mr Mistoffelees 11:44 23 Jan 2007

What CPU do you already have?

knew i missed something!
amd 64 3500+

athlon

hp emailed me any amd on market will drop straight in subject to power supply

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