I need a new motherboard for my pc.

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#1 Posted by Edziscs (444 posts) -

Planetside 2 just came out and it made me realize my computer needs a boost. 2gb ddr2 won't cut it, so my question: What's the best choice with ddr3 support (4x4gb preferrably). Also, I know jack about motherboards or any computer components. So if this didn't make sense, sorry.

Thanks.

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#2 Posted by superclocked (5864 posts) -
What are your PC specs? Getting just a new motherboard for DDR3 RAM may not be possible, and it most definitely wouldn't be worth it...
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#3 Posted by Edziscs (444 posts) -

Processor: 2,13 gigahertz Intel Core 2 Duo
Video: Nvidia GTX 460

The old board: DQ965GF

Anything else?

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#4 Posted by superclocked (5864 posts) -

Processor: 2,13 gigahertz Intel Core 2 Duo
Video: Nvidia GTX 460

The old board: DQ965GF

Anything else?

Edziscs
I would say that you should overclock your CPU, but Intel didn't allow overclocking on their boards. You would have to buy a new bios, but it wouldn't be worth it.. So my recommendation would be to either get a new CPU, MB, and RAM, or add 2GB of DDR2 RAM and get a Core 2 Quad CPU. The Intel Xeon X3360 is the exact same as the Intel Q9550, but you can get it for $125 on eBay, since most people don't know what it really is...