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well, went and installed it to see if it worked, raised my cpu rating in win7 from 4.8 to 4.9, and it turned out to be only a 1.8ghz cpu. So, it performed actually worse in testing, so i skipped on the purchase.
Might have to save up for a new rig all together I guess, but hoping that i come across a cheap and better CPU than i have i can snag.
Still taking suggestions, Hate to buy something like a used cpu off ebay, im not smart enough to know exactly what to get. lol This is why I come here. smile.gif

Oh, they typically overclock fairly easily to around 3GHz (I assumed you would be OCing--apologies for that assumption). At 3GHz, it would fly compared to your PD.

Otherwise, the only options are higher-up CPUs--E6600...etc. Does your motherboard support the 45nm processors? Like the E8x00 series? Or the E5x00 or E7x00? They're all LGA775, but it varies from motherboard to motherboard.
    
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OK This is right up my alley. Let me look around and see what I can get for you. You Motherboard will support Core2Duo Processors, even Core2Extreme Processors, and will support DDR II 667/533/400 RAM. Let me check the Marketplace and see what I can find for you at a good price.

Edit! : Here's a 4GB kit of RAM that fits your motherboard specs!

Super-Talent Overclocking DDR2 (4gb kit) - $35

And here is a processor:

E6550 2.33 cpu - $35 shipped

Intel Pentium Processor E5200 - $30

Core 2 Duo E8500 E0 - $80

and I think I have a Core2Duo E7300 or E7500 Processor laying about my house. I would be willing to let it go for $40. But I won't be able to actually spend time to look ffor it until after this coming weekend. I am getting married on Saturday so my free time is nonexistant.
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Yep. So any of the processors I listed above will work in your computer. Good luck. Personally, I would go with the E8400. But thats me. I want the most speed with the least amount of work. I'm lazy like that. So make sure you check my previous post for my edits and updates.
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well, if the E8400 falls through, im hoping maybe yours is the E7500, and i can purchase yours. smile.gif
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[/URL] But I won't be able to actually spend time to look ffor it until after this coming weekend. I am getting married on Saturday so my free time is nonexistant.[/quote]

and congratulations on the marriage!!
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