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Upgrade opinion needed

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by SK-1, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. SK-1

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    I have 3 days left to use my eVGA step-up for my MB. They are offering me the 790i ultra for my step-up @ $98.00 total delivered price. Do you guys (and girls, I know we have a few no offense:)) think it is a worthy upgrade for the price for me?
     
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    Hmm, I don't like to upgrade my motherboard unless absolutely necessary. You know that that your current mobo is a good clocker and works well with your E8400. A new one might do better, but also might do WAY worse. On top of that, you have to reinstall the OS and all the hassles of learning the tendencies of the new one. I say stick with what you have got.
     
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    also with the 790i boards you would need to get DDR3 ram
     
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    That is really a good price on that board.
    Yep, you have to go with ddr3, but you could sell your mem you have now.
    You get 1600 fsb.

    Also, I would read some of the reviews that are around. I've seen good and bad, depends on who you want to listen to.

    Me, I would, but I live to Upgrade! Remember this though... there may be something better next quarter.
     
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