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Old 02-12-2007, 03:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Switching to the DUO, do i need a new Mobo??

hey all, at the moment my motherboard is the ASUS P5LD-2, Now this mobo is a LGA775 socket mobo using the 945G chipset, and it does have a front side bus speed of 1066/800. Now the bus speeds match up but im not to sure about the chipset, now will this mobo work with just like a bio's upgrade or do i need a new mobo?

Thanks alot, cause im hoping to get my gaming rig in line for vista and direct x 10

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Old 02-12-2007, 04:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It might work, but that mobo wont overclock much probably and they weren't made for C2D chips.

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Old 02-12-2007, 04:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It depends on the version that you have, however, for the incompatible versions, I'm sure there is a BIOS flash around that will allow you to run a C2D on it. But I know the more expensive one does. Check the Asus website for more info.
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