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Hi,

This might be a very noobish question what's the difference apart from the socket and price?

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Architectural differences. The newer the architecture, the better the performance. Usually a new architecture increases performance, reduces power consumption and costs the same or less (or more depending on the market). The hardware has to change to suit the new architecture...so that means new sockets etc. This is a very broad summary, but it should do.
If you want more information (although don't rely on Wikipedia 100%, because it can be edited by anyone, but it has become much better in the recent years):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_architecture
    
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Thank you MrAlex, i really wanted to no what's better?

As i burnt out my P5K so i need a new board but might as well upgrade CPU too.
    
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Originally Posted by Lee Stevens;13439314 
Thank you MrAlex, i really wanted to no what's better?

As i burnt out my P5K so i need a new board but might as well upgrade CPU too.

Sandy Bridge is. It has brought a much larger performance gain than before smile.gif. What's your budget?
    
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Thank you MrAlex, i really wanted to no what's better?

As i burnt out my P5K so i need a new board but might as well upgrade CPU too.

Don't forget the RAM upgrade to DDR3, too wink.gif
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Well i don't really have one lol. Myself and Girlfriend have just bought a house so this is the last thing i needed, but i can't go months without my computer lol.
    
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Well i don't really have one lol. Myself and Girlfriend have just bought a house so this is the last thing i needed, but i can't go months without my computer lol.

Okay, here is the cheapest upgrade I could find:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115078
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157237
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220573

You should notice a nice increase in performance smile.gif

You could go even cheaper by spending $10 less on the RAM, but the extra $10 is definitely worth it.
    
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Well i don't really have one lol. Myself and Girlfriend have just bought a house so this is the last thing i needed, but i can't go months without my computer lol.

Why don't you just find a cheap Core 2 Quad and overclock the hell out of it? Makes perfect sense if you don't have money for a complete rebuild. You can get a Core 2 Quad Q9450 for $190. It would be a huge upgrade over your current processor and you wouldn't have to worry about upgrading it for around two years.
    
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Originally Posted by MrAlex;13439375 
Okay, here is the cheapest upgrade I could find:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115078
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157237
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220573

You should notice an increase an in performance smile.gif

You could go even cheaper by spending $10 less on the RAM, but the extra $10 is definitely worth it.

Err, that's a minor upgrade. He'll only get around 10% more performance with the clocks he's running now and he won't be able to OC. An OCed Core 2 Quad will crush this.
    
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My Current CPU works fine i just need a new Motherboard, but it needed to update anyway.

Thanks again MrAlex, but being in the UK it's a lot more expensive here due to taxes.

I have a look around smile.gif
    
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