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Need upgrade help MoBO/CPU/RAM

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  • CPUs
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March 6, 2014 7:56:40 AM

So, after much drama and time spent with techs for diagnostic, it appears my motherboard is dead. I understand that if I'm replacing MoBo, I should also probably replace CPU and RAM since they're all the same age, but I have no idea what's reasonable here.

Current specs as follows:

ASUS P5N-D Motherboard,
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 Processor,
Sapphire R7 260X 2GB GDDR5 OC,
DiabloTek PHD650 ATX Power Supply,
Corsair XMS2 TWIN4X4096-6400C5C 8GB Memory,
Windows 7 64-bit

I really don't have a ton of cash to spend, but I'd like to play WoW and Skyrim and Diablo III with decent framerate.

Halp please?

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March 6, 2014 8:06:51 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI B85M-P33 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($63.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $313.96
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-06 11:06 EST-0500)
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