Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel Motherboards › What are the fastes CPU's i can put on my 780I?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

What are the fastes CPU's i can put on my 780I?

post #1 of 5
Thread Starter 
Been along time since i have upgraded my Rig.

I was looking at Q9650/Q9550 procesors. Will the QX quad processors work?

I guess recommendations on what i should bump my wolfdale to.
Falcon
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790k MSI x97 Gaming 7 Evga GTX 970 Superclock ACX 2.0 G.Skill Trident X Series 16gb 2x8gb 2400mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial SSD MX100 512 Phantekx PH-TC14PE  Windows 8.1 Dell 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse 2 Rosewill Capstone 750-M CM Strom Stryker White G7 Gaming 
Audio
Creative Xtreme Music 
  hide details  
Reply
Falcon
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790k MSI x97 Gaming 7 Evga GTX 970 Superclock ACX 2.0 G.Skill Trident X Series 16gb 2x8gb 2400mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial SSD MX100 512 Phantekx PH-TC14PE  Windows 8.1 Dell 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse 2 Rosewill Capstone 750-M CM Strom Stryker White G7 Gaming 
Audio
Creative Xtreme Music 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 5
As far as I remember Nvidia's chipsets didn't overclock well quads. Depending on your usage model I would direct to towards the C2D 8xxx if gaming or C2Q 9xxx if video editing or CAD/CAO. The C2D can usually be OCed towards 4GHz on most boards, while if you use a C2Q it would probably work, but only at low 3.something GHz.
Centurion
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 940 @3.3GHz 1.25V Gigabyte 790X-DS4 XFX 5850 8GB OCZ DDR2-800 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair Force 3 TRUE Win 7 Pro x64 ACER 23" TN  
PowerCase
400W Silverstone Strider Antec P182 
  hide details  
Reply
Centurion
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 940 @3.3GHz 1.25V Gigabyte 790X-DS4 XFX 5850 8GB OCZ DDR2-800 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair Force 3 TRUE Win 7 Pro x64 ACER 23" TN  
PowerCase
400W Silverstone Strider Antec P182 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 5
Thread Starter 
I have a wolfdale E8400 at 4gz already. Im kinda wanting to give my system a kick on the pants with a quad core 45nm.
Falcon
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790k MSI x97 Gaming 7 Evga GTX 970 Superclock ACX 2.0 G.Skill Trident X Series 16gb 2x8gb 2400mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial SSD MX100 512 Phantekx PH-TC14PE  Windows 8.1 Dell 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse 2 Rosewill Capstone 750-M CM Strom Stryker White G7 Gaming 
Audio
Creative Xtreme Music 
  hide details  
Reply
Falcon
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790k MSI x97 Gaming 7 Evga GTX 970 Superclock ACX 2.0 G.Skill Trident X Series 16gb 2x8gb 2400mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial SSD MX100 512 Phantekx PH-TC14PE  Windows 8.1 Dell 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse 2 Rosewill Capstone 750-M CM Strom Stryker White G7 Gaming 
Audio
Creative Xtreme Music 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 5
Assuming that your current use for the PC is gaming, you won't see a very large increase in performance.
I would recommend upgrading to 1155 instead of attepting to upgrade older 775 hardware since its production is EOL. Most powerful 775 processors are overpriced, and give the same performance as the new i3 processors.
    
CPUGraphicsGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 3630QM HD 7970M HD 7970M 2x4GB 1333MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Crucial M4 256GB mSata Seagate Momentus 750GB Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500GB DVD Burner 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 64-Bit Ultimate 17.3" 1920x1080 Matte Screen Auria 27" 2560x1440 Back-lit Clevo Keyboard 
Power
330 Watt Power *BRICK*! 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUGraphicsGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 3630QM HD 7970M HD 7970M 2x4GB 1333MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Crucial M4 256GB mSata Seagate Momentus 750GB Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500GB DVD Burner 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 64-Bit Ultimate 17.3" 1920x1080 Matte Screen Auria 27" 2560x1440 Back-lit Clevo Keyboard 
Power
330 Watt Power *BRICK*! 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 5
Thread Starter 
Agreed that im deff at the EOL of the design. But honstly if i can bump performance for a couple hundred bucks it should be worth it.

Vs building a new rig from scratch. Would cast 500-1000 pretty easy.

I could always get a SSD to bump some more performance....


Also here on overclock its not always about whats practical.... We often upgrade because we can, not be cause we need it or it makes any sense....
Falcon
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790k MSI x97 Gaming 7 Evga GTX 970 Superclock ACX 2.0 G.Skill Trident X Series 16gb 2x8gb 2400mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial SSD MX100 512 Phantekx PH-TC14PE  Windows 8.1 Dell 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse 2 Rosewill Capstone 750-M CM Strom Stryker White G7 Gaming 
Audio
Creative Xtreme Music 
  hide details  
Reply
Falcon
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790k MSI x97 Gaming 7 Evga GTX 970 Superclock ACX 2.0 G.Skill Trident X Series 16gb 2x8gb 2400mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial SSD MX100 512 Phantekx PH-TC14PE  Windows 8.1 Dell 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse 2 Rosewill Capstone 750-M CM Strom Stryker White G7 Gaming 
Audio
Creative Xtreme Music 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Intel Motherboards
Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel Motherboards › What are the fastes CPU's i can put on my 780I?