Looking for motherboard with socket i5 650 support and two PCI-e slots
Hi, need some advice upgrading motherboard.
Currently Windows 7 64bit, 3.2G I5 650 ,socket 1156 LGA MSI IONA MB dual RAM channel with 12GB. Single PCI-E with an AMD HD 6570 card supporting two 27" 1080p HD monitors.
Run out of RAM when I use both Lightroom and Photoshop to process several 36MB Raw images at the same time. I can see CPU peaks which is ok, but when it uses up all RAMs the system would start to stall and take a long time to recover. So, hardware upgrade comes to my mind.
My first move will be getting 8GB to replace my 4GB RAMS. At the same time I wonder if I can find a MB which supports my i5 650 and two PCI-E slots.
If so, then I can keep the I5 and add my spare AMD HD6450 card to drive the 2nd monitor.
Appreciate any input, thanks.
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