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Old system - can I safely upgrade to Windows 7
I have an old system running Windows XP SP3:
CPU - AMD Athlon X2 250
Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P
Video Card - NVidia GeForce GT220
Network - Netgear WNDA 3100 N600
HDD - Maxtor 6Y160P0
DVD - Pioneer DVD-RW DVR-1170
I've been able to find the drivers for everything but CPU. I'm just not absolutely positive about the Gigabyte 1.3 drivers will work with the AMD Athlon X2.
According to the spec they will:
Support for Socket AM3/ AM2+/ AM2 processors: AMD Phenom™ FX processor/ AMD Phenom™ X4 processor/ AMD Phenom™ X3 processor/ AMD Athlon™ X2 processor/ AMD Athlon™ processor/ AMD Sempron™ X2 processor/ AMD Sempron™ processor
But the CPU Support list in the driver download section doesnt mention it which makes me nervous.
Can someone confirm? I'd like to upgrade to Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.
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