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If he ends up getting a new mobo.. might as well grab a new platform. Ie: z77 or z87
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so which board is he going to use?
    
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Anything less than an ich10 chipset on 775 is just too old for considering buying a core 2 quad for.
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Originally Posted by calibrah View Post

If he ends up getting a new mobo.. might as well grab a new platform. Ie: z77 or z87
I told him to buy a cheapo cheapo p67 or z68 maybe a z77 to get him a cheap i5 but he does not like spending money.... especially when it comes to computers.... He is a console guy so he doesnt really spend anything in his computer

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so which board is he going to use?
No idea yet.
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Anything less than an ich10 chipset on 775 is just too old for considering buying a core 2 quad for.

Okay ill be sure to look for the chipset on his board and those will be one of those judging factors if he needs a new mobo. Thanks djsi38t!
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I told him to buy a cheapo cheapo p67 or z68 maybe a z77 to get him a cheap i5 but he does not like spending money.... especially when it comes to computers.... He is a console guy so he doesnt really spend anything in his computer
No idea yet.
Okay ill be sure to look for the chipset on his board and those will be one of those judging factors if he needs a new mobo. Thanks djsi38t!

What a shame. He wouldn't need to spend much to make something decent. I mean, you're basically letting him use that 560 for free, which means a couple hundred could get him a nice little machine, I'd think.
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I'm selling a q6600 in the marketplace for $50. It should have plenty of life left its never been over clocked
    
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What a shame. He wouldn't need to spend much to make something decent. I mean, you're basically letting him use that 560 for free, which means a couple hundred could get him a nice little machine, I'd think.

I agree. Hes just the last guy left to get on the PC gaming train and all of my other friends want him to play with us. He's a good helicopter pilot and my best friend so yeah. I guess hes just really into cars and other hobbies and when it comes to gaming he doesnt like to spend much. At this point ill do anything to get him to play with us lol. We just cant do without him especially if Battlefield 4 comes out.
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I'm selling a q6600 in the marketplace for $50. It should have plenty of life left its never been over clocked

Awesome! I'll tell him about all the glorious opportunities awaiting him. (if he stops being so stubborn)
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I agree. Hes just the last guy left to get on the PC gaming train and all of my other friends want him to play with us. He's a good helicopter pilot and my best friend so yeah. I guess hes just really into cars and other hobbies and when it comes to gaming he doesnt like to spend much. At this point ill do anything to get him to play with us lol. We just cant do without him especially if Battlefield 4 comes out.
Awesome! I'll tell him about all the glorious opportunities awaiting him. (if he stops being so stubborn)

Yeah I have a friend like that as well. He'll never completely drop consoles, as he plays a massive amount of the 2K NBA games.

He loves Skyrim though. His PC is a pretty decent hand-me-down he bought cheap from a friend, I think it has a 470 in it, not sure about the CPU. Either way, I told him it would probably eat his 360 Skyrim alive. He was iffy about trying it, but has definitely started considering it after I showed him how it looked heavilly modded on my rig. He was shocked. His other defense was that he is too accustomed to the controller. I showed him that he could do that too. I may yet get him to make the jump.
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