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There aren't any new sockets coming anytime soon are there?

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I don't want to buy a motherboard and then next week find out that I won't be able to upgrade my CPU to the newer ones.

Is LGA775 going to be around for a few more years?
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Yes, LGA775 will definitely be around for at least a couple years before new processors will stop being produced for them.
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LGA775 will be around for a while although the MoBo chipsets are being revised as of late, and with the introduction of DDR3 RAM going main stream there is the possibility o older DDR2 MoBos going out of date due to the RAM... the X38 chipset mobos are on there way for the end of this month (supposedly) and the newer P35 chipsets have really shown their dominance over older chipsets unless you need SLi/crossfire
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