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Old 06-24-2010, 01:01 PM   #1
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Default Upgrading mobo and cpu

I've been looking to upgrade my 5 year old mother board so that it can support a phenom ii, with pci e sockets for my graphics card, and DDR SDRAM 184 pin

My current motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16813131517

What I'm looking into:Cpu: http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16819103471

I still havent decided with mobo to get. my budget is about 400 for a cpu and mobo. Feel free to post any suggestions
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Old 06-29-2010, 01:25 PM   #2
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Default Re: Upgrading mobo and cpu

if you want a phenom of course your gunna have to upgrade your RAM there isnt a phenom that supports the ddr RAM

if you go ddr2 i would suggest this motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130266

if you want to go with this processor

http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16819103471
and that for RAM if you go with ddr2

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220426
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Old 06-29-2010, 02:05 PM   #3
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I still havent decided with mobo to get. my budget is about 400 for a cpu and mobo. Feel free to post any suggestions
AMD Phenom II X4 940
MSI 790FX-GD70
CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600

$399

The CPU you want with a very nice mobo and RAM within budget.

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