Re: Motherboard fried. Need to buy a new one and a processor.
The second mobo you posted - the ASRock one - is compatible with the memory you already have (DDR2-667 or DDR2-800, which is what your old mobo takes.).. However, the first mobo, the ASUS, is compatible with only DDR3 memory.
The processor you are wanting to purchase is compatible with both of the motherboards...
The PSU is a very important factor in buying any computer part, but yours should do quite well for all of that, and have room to spare.
I personally would say go with the ASUS mobo and buy new DDR3 memory - it would run a lot faster that way. In fact, DDR2 memory would be a HUGE bottleneck to that processor more than likely.
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