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August 4, 2013 7:20:03 PM

hello i have an asus P7P55D-E LX motherboard and i wanna know can i upgrade to Intel Core i7-4770K Haswell 3.5GHz or do i have to get a new mobo

a b V Motherboard
August 4, 2013 7:25:44 PM

Need a new mobo. That is a 1156 socket, Haswell uses 1150.
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a c 1662 V Motherboard
August 4, 2013 7:26:43 PM

Nope you can't and Yes, you will need a new 1150 socket mobo, sorry :( 
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a b V Motherboard
August 4, 2013 7:26:54 PM

You will have to purchase a new motherboard. That is a socket 1156, the 4770 and all the new haswell CPUs are socket 1150.
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August 4, 2013 7:38:58 PM

i have an i5 760 2.8ghz should i upgrade ?
cause i got an nvidia gtx 780 and i think the i5 is weak for the 780
what do u think guys?
thanx for the fast reply really appreciate it
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a c 1662 V Motherboard
August 4, 2013 7:43:29 PM

Have you OCed the 760 yet, they generally have a lot of OC headroom
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August 4, 2013 7:49:08 PM

no havent oced my 760 but im afraid that the processor is too weak for the gpu
not getting much of a frame difference to my old gtx480
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