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Boyddr
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CPU bottleneck

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Omen 880-010
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I have the Omen desktop, 880-010. I do a lot of strict gaming with it and I am starting to notice the downfalls of the AMD ryzen 5 and want to upgrade to a new gen i5 or i7.

 

what processor and motherboard will fit inside the case? 

 

Edit 1: if anyone knows if I can keep the motherboard and put in a processor like an intel i5 8400 without any issues, please let me know

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Photoray002
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@Boyddr 

 

You are better off keeping the motherboard and installing up to a 1700 or 1800X 95w CPU.

But you will also need the 95w liquid cooler to go with it.

928210-001Thermal Module - AMD Water 95W

HP doesnt sell these parts or motherboards. So you will have to find a liquid cooler solution on the web.

 

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Welcome to the HP Support Community  @Boyddr 

 

You cannot install an Intel CPU in an AMD socket.

 

You can upgrade to:

 

AMD Ryzen7-1800X (Summit Ridge) 3.6 GHz, 8 cores/16 threads

 

OMEN by HP 880-010 Desktop PC Product Specifications:

 

https://support.hp.com/us-en/product/omen-by-hp-880-000-desktop-pc-series/15776604/model/16842113/do...

 

REO

 

Do you have the Liquid Cooling System installed???

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