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Id wait for DDR3 to get better and cheaper.Then make your big move.Though EVGA is having a sale on 750 for cheap.Is a returned board.It's in the deals section.
Its going to be a while for DDR3 to get cheaper, and you cant beat the DDR2 prices now a days... they're cheap as hell.

Also, in case you didn't know already, theres this problem with the nForce7 chipset's, causing artifacts during video playback for many. A workaround is using VLC in Windows GDI output mode. Less quality but at least it works until NVIDIA fixes it, though they've acknowledged it now.

Be ware of the 7*0i's....
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i would go with neither a Q6600 would not be able to overclock very well and if you do get a new mobo you wont see a performance increase until you get a new CPU/GPU. I would just save this money for your next rig since the one u have right now is very good already there is no need to upgrade.
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Originally Posted by feltadox1337 View Post
Also, in case you didn't know already, theres this problem with the nForce7 chipset's, causing artifacts during video playback for many.

Be ware of the 7*0i's....
Problems for many... But not all... I have yet to see this problem...
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