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Hi a guy who builds computers in town is going out of business and is willing to sell me a 1156 socket asus sabertooth mobo for $70 unopened. I was wondering if the 1156 boards are still good enough or if it would just be better to save my $70 and invest in a 1155.

Thanks
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Welcome to OCN!

Dude jump on that board!

Get a 920 do or a 960/970 and you got a sweet rig!

Its not really out of date they still hold their own and its still a good rig for gaming e.c.t
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Assuming the 1156 and 1155 sabertooth's perform similarly, the difference between an 1156 with a i5-760 and an 1155 with an i5-2500k is $140. That $140 gets you more performance and an upgrade path. If that isn't a deal breaker pass on the 1156 mobo
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Welcome to OCN!

Dude jump on that board!

Get a 920 do or a 960/970 and you got a sweet rig!

Its not really out of date they still hold their own and its still a good rig for gaming e.c.t
cool ill most likely jump on it and use the extra money to do some upgrades on other hardware. I just wanted to make sure I wasnt being super rash.
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Welcome to OCN!

Dude jump on that board!

Get a 920 do or a 960/970 and you got a sweet rig!

Its not really out of date they still hold their own and its still a good rig for gaming e.c.t
He said 1156. I believe those cpu's are LGA1366. LGA1156 is the 7** and 8** series models. Highest stock frequncy on a quad-core model is around 2.9ghz I think.
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920 d0 won't go into an 1156 socket..
 
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go for 1155 sandybridge not for that old lga1156 processors
    
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