|Is this going to be an upgrade or a new build? If it's an upgrade you need to make sure that it has the same CPU socket, and if it's a new build it needs to have a compatible motherboard. |
The Amd Athlon II x2 240 that is shown in your system specs is shown as an AM3 socket. The FX-6xxx edition processors have a AM3+ socket. The AM3+ sockets have the ability to deliver more current to the CPU, have a different VID (Voltage ID) clock generator speed, and has an extra pin over AM3. You can put an AM3 CPU in an AM3+ motherboard, but not vice versa. So, in short, you can't put those CPU's you supplied in your current rig without changing out the motherboard, and then adding compatible RAM to boot.
If you do decide to go that route, I'd get the FX-6300 just for the extra clock speed. From what I can tell, there isn't much of a price hike between the two for an extra ~.5Ghz.
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