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im 99% sure im going to get the 4400+ in the next week and was wondering if i should upgrade my mobo or not. the one i have now doesnt have drivers for sata in x64 and i would like to have one that is compatible, and it also have very limited oc capability now. A full size atx would be preferable since i need atleast 3 pci. and i have a pci-e vid card. . . an sli in possible in the very distant future.

Thanx for the help, any advice is appreciated.
 
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personally I would pickup a new mobo as well, i'm using this one and its a great overclocker for a good price:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152
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personally, i wouldn't upgrade my cpu now.... i mean, u have a 3000+ u can wait a bit, i mean, but a lot more with that CPU and get something top of the line
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138272

I just bought this and I am very impressed.
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lol if u want the best performance in the world.... http://www.supermicro.com/Aplus/moth...rce/H8QC8+.cfm

Maybe u can use ur 3000+ and ur 4400+ at the same time xD
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um, acutally my 3000+ is . . . um . . .no longer in service lol. but i was sort of thinking about waiting till the new line comes out from AMD but i know it'll be a while till prices become reasonable. and i need a desktop again. i cant handle only having one comp for much longer.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ogando_jose
lol if u want the best performance in the world.... http://www.supermicro.com/Aplus/moth...rce/H8QC8+.cfm

Maybe u can use ur 3000+ and ur 4400+ at the same time xD

i dont think you understood me, , ,i need at least 2 availible PCI lol .. . . i would love the chance to run 128 GB of RAM on 4 dual core processors, . . . . not that i have a reason to. plus a 1000 watts just to run a stable mobo would kill my electric bill lol
 
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DanNEBTD of course I understood man. In fact thats a socket 940 mobo it was just a joke lol
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no, i know it was. . . i would still love to have it
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kingwilliam
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138272

I just bought this and I am very impressed.


After looking around the biostar mentioned looks promising. anythingelse i should take into consideration? and is there anything i should know about the 4400+? the guy at the store (whom im getting to know pretty well) says its pretty good to oc and can easily reach stock 4800+. are there any downfalls to this processor? Thanx for all your help.
 
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