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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
    https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/P5N73AM/HelpDesk_CPU/

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

    AMD Red ATI Radeon X1950 XTX
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/AMD-Red-ATI-Radeon-X1950-XTX-7121028600G-Graphics-Card-512-MB-PCI-/112443609963?hash=item1a2e29536b:g:JqkAAOSw9~5ZQKPR

    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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