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Should any lga775 cpu work on my friends lga775 motherboard? I don't know the exact model name of the mobo but currently he has a e7400. What's the best upgrade for <$80?
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Try to find a intel duo 2 core.

upwards >2GHZ

even though the new pentiums were really dummed down duo 2 cores.
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e8400/8500. you could possibly find a q8400 or better as well.
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Originally Posted by danielwiley View Post

e8400/8500. you could possibly find a q8400 or better as well.

^ yes, if you can find a Q series , thats your best bet, i just wasn't sure if you'd ever be able to find one under 80 these days. thumb.gif
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Just sold my E8500 about 2 months ago for $80. That cpu is still very fast and overclocks really well, look for an E0 thumb.gif
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