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post #11 of 15
Why upgrade? Do you run any programs/games that would require you to upgrade, or do you just want to play with new parts?
    
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post #12 of 15
Thread Starter 
well my motherboard isnt all that great and i think my cpu is holding me back in games
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post #13 of 15
There are many better boards for the price than that
i.e. ASUS M4A79XTD EVO, M4A89GTD PRO, Biostar TA890FXE
It may not be as optimal for pushing an x6 to 4Ghz (even if it has been done) due to the 4+1 power phase - actually a downgrade from your current board.
post #14 of 15
Thread Starter 
i definitely would not be overclocking to those numbers, and thank you for the motherboard ideas i will look at them
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post #15 of 15
Thread Starter 
The ASUS M4A79XTD EVO is very nice

The M4A89GTD PRO however, seems like its the same as the Gigabyte board i posted but more expensive

And i don't think the Biostar TA890FXE is compatible with my memory, unfortunately
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