Best Motherboard Upgrade?

Hello,

I am currently running the following setup that I am looking to upgrade:

Motherboard:
ASRock ConRoeXFire-eSATA2 LGA 775 Intel 945P
http://www.newegg.com/product/product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157096
Processor:
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 Conroe 2.4GHz
Memory:
4gb DDR2
HDD:
500+320 = 820gb total
Video:
Geforce 9600GT
PSU:
550W

I would like to upgrade to the Windows 7 64 bit OS from a Vista 32 bit OS beause its cheap now, and upgrade my motherboard so that I can overclock my e6600 up to the 3.0 - 3.2 ghz range. So I am looking for a good motherboard that can run this chip and takes 4 slots of DDR2, good amount of SATA ports, and pci express x16 2.0 would be good but not necessary, and overclocks easily. Also maybe a good cooling fan upgrade for the processor thats worth the upgrade from the stock cooler.

I'm a student, cash is short, and the lower the price the better :)
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  1. Your ASRock motherboard should let you run Windows 7 64-bit.

    A couple of decent motherboards:

    Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128359&Tpk=ep45-ud3r

    Assu P5Q: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131295

    If you plan on overclocking, then the Gigabyte might be a slightly better choice.
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