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Hi,

First at all, Merry Xmass to all of you, wish you the best. Right now Im looking at newegg.com to build my new motherboard/cpu processor/ DDR3 ram But kinda confused with all the Socket around, You can see the specs i have On my Bio to help me out...

Right now im looking over i7-750

And Over the Memory i think i could do it with this memory DDR3 Corsair 1600 2x2GB

Im thinking on 8gb now.

And I was looking over these motherboard...

Both of them Gigabyte, I love gigabyte because i never had a problem with them, they are solid and i dont bother overclocking...

Motherboard 1

Motherboard 2

Please be advice that i would like to swap to LGA1056 because the 775 is getting old, or should i just change motherboard DDR2 to DDR3 motherboard and keep the 775 with new memory or go for all change ?

Because if i decide to go all the changes, i will look to sell all my parts except for the video card, but if not, i stick to DDR3 motherboard with LGA775 and the others new specs.... But i want to go for something Secure.....

Thanks in Advanced, OverClock Always help me with the decisions....

Merry Xmass....
post #2 of 31
I might be wrong but I think socket 775 is only ddr2 whereas I7 boards is both ddr2 and ddr3.
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I might be wrong but I think socket 775 is only ddr2 whereas I7 boards is both ddr2 and ddr3.
Indeed you are wrong m8, Actually i just built a 775 For my brother with his DDR3 ( the same im showing in the previous post ) under his Q6600.
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If you do get the I5 go with the 760 it should be the same price or pretty close. I don't think you will see a huge improvement unless your going to oc the i5.
    
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I might be wrong but I think socket 775 is only ddr2 whereas I7 boards is both ddr2 and ddr3.
There have been 775 DDR3 boards. My brother has a workstation board like this.
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If you do get the I5 go with the 760 it should be the same price or pretty close. I don't think you will see a huge improvement unless your going to oc the i5.
Yeap, but actually i was about to Buy more DDR2 for me, i just have 4GB and it cost me around 90 dollar to get 4gb more, for the same price i get 8gb on DDR3 and of course DDR3 are more reliable, more efficient and power saving...

In the same price, 200 i think i could sell my Q9450 for 150 or something more... But depends dont mind to put 50 bucks for the new processor... but i want to make sure i do the right choice... i dont want to spend money in something not worthy.
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Oh!! Guess I'll get to sleep a little smarter then when I woke up. LOL
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Lol... Any Inputs regarding my corcerns?
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Well for gaming the I5 is a beast just as good a any i7 the only thing is your missing hyper threading. Also the 1155 is right around the corner, with sandybrige and would probably be a good chose to wait it out bad thing about the sandybrige well what i hear, is that you can only oc the k series cpus
    
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Oh,, so the Socket LGA1155 is going to be out when ?
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