looking for a better cpu for my old P5N73-AM - Asus motherboard

I was thinking of upgrading my old PC with P5N73-AM - Asus motherboard. Im using it with a Pentium 4 processor which is quiet underpowered, please suggest a powerful enough cpu and also a graphics card so that I could play games on it...
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  1. P5N73-AM CPU Support List

    Things to check for:
    Printed Circuit Board Revision number
    BIOS version required .vs your current BIOS version number

    AMD Red ATI Radeon X1950 XTX

    550 Watt power supply or greater, 38 Amps on 12 volt rail recommended PCI-E compliant power supply with 6 pin PCI-E power connector required, (ATX 2.0 or higher)
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    Your motherboard has lga 775 cpu socket so you can buy any core 2 quad processor but Q9550S is the most high end cpu available for lga 775 cpu socket motherboard. Your motherboard only support 4 gb ram in that case gt 710 or 730 is good choice for graphics card.
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