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Originally Posted by Arxontas View Post

While it is -still- okay to own Socket 775 tech, it is only worth it if you own the very top end of the spectrum.

i.e.

Q9550/Q9650+ high end P45 chipset or X48 chipset motherboard + DDR3 Memory 1866-2000 MHz.

Buying in 2014, seven years after Socket 775 reached full maturity, a budget Socket 775 motherboard and a budget Socket 775 CPU isn't worth it, at least not if you are gaming.

You will be better off buying a budget Z87 motherboard for $50 or so and a cheap $100 i3 or Pentium Haswell.

He has a top of the line system, this 775 system is not for gaming thumb.gif

This thread takes me back to my first, home build pc...
   
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AMD Phenom II x4 955 Black Edition Asrock 970 Extreme4 Club3D HD7950 '13 Series Club3D HD7950 '13 Series 
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KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Overclcock.net Ducky DK9008G2 MX Red Corsair AX860i Corsair Carbide 300r Microsoft Sidewinder G5 
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Steelseries Logitech z-5500 Zalman ZM-RS6F+M 5.1 headphones Corsair H55 for GPU 
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