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Looking to upgrade mobo/processor

Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by aaronsekas, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. aaronsekas New Member

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    So I bought a stock gateway with a shabby mobo and a outdated proccessor. I am looking to upgrade my motherboard to one that is capable of running a amd phenom II 6 core core.AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Thuban 3.2GHz....

    I currently have a 650 watt psu by corsair. will I need to replace it?
     
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    No, that power supply will run that just fine depending on the video card. What type of RAM do you have? DDR2 or DDR3?
     
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    ddr2
     
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    I might have pharsed my question wrong what i really needed answered was what motherboard i should get to run the 6 core.
     
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    Do you mind buying new RAM and do you want to overclock the CPU?
     
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    it depends on the cost i have like a 500 dollar budget and overclocking would be a plus.
     
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    thank you :)
     

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