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Old 02-15-2006, 06:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi, i've been looking to upgrade my 5500 agp video card to a 7800 256mb pci-express but of course i need a 939 socket cpu so i was shopping on newegg and came across this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103562

seems like an excellent cpu from what i read in the reviews but this is sort of a stupid question but would i also need to upgrade my mobo as well for the cpu to work on my computer? if so, can anyone give any suggestions for a quality mobo for gaming? my budget is a bit tight so i would want the best bang for my buck.

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What you have now looks like a socket 754 chip so yes, you will need to uprade your motherboard. Go with a DFI Lanparty or MSI K8N motherboard.
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