Should i upgrade my motherboard? Tags: Motherboards Windows Vista Product Last response: July 3, 2009 2:03 AM in Motherboards Share thiisonecrazy July 3, 2009 1:23:37 AM system specs mobo: asus m2n32-Sli Deluxe (not the vista version) OS. Windows Vista x86 Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 4850 Memory: 4 gb ddr2 800 (ocz) CPU: 64 x2 6400+ windsor (3.2 ghz stock) 125 watt Hard Drive: 75 gb 10,000 rpm OS drive 150 gb x 2 10,0000 rpm For some reason this mobo is having a good amount of trouble with vista, and thinks that my hard drives are external... i use this computer only for gaming, and am considering upgrading to a more recent motherboard . Would it be worth spending around $100 or so to get a newer motherboard? (I have also been getting the bsod occasionally as well) Thanks in advance More about : upgrade motherboard theunknown145 July 3, 2009 1:42:45 AM If I were you I would upgrade to an Intel processor and motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - 119$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - 99$ thiisonecrazy July 3, 2009 1:48:50 AM why would i spend $200 to buy a slower processor? Related resources Should i upgrade my motherboard for a GPU upgrade ? - Forum Which Motherboard is better and what should I upgrade to? - Forum Should I upgrade my motherboard ? - Forum What motherboard should i upgrade to? - Forum Should i upgrade my motherboard ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer theunknown145 July 3, 2009 1:51:15 AM IMO AMD Sucks and you could just overclock it. theunknown145 July 3, 2009 1:51:44 AM AMD is a dying company, they can't keep up with Intel. thiisonecrazy July 3, 2009 2:01:42 AM okay intel fanboy calm down... have you even realized that you've failed to answer the question that was asked? thiisonecrazy July 3, 2009 2:03:37 AM theunknown145 said:IMO AMD Sucks and you could just overclock it. most people who overclocked the E7400 only got theirs to around 3.2 ghz.. so i would spend $200 and be exactly where i am now, excluding brand names. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumPlease Help! Should I upgrade Motherboard and Cpu? ForumShould i upgrade my motherboard ? ForumWhich motherboard should I get for a future upgrade ? ForumShould I upgrade motherboard and ram? ForumShould I upgrade my h67 motherboard ? ForumWhat should i upgrade an compac presario cq5500y motherboard to ForumShould I stick with this motherboard or upgrade . Forum[ Motherboard ] should I upgrade my M3N-HT Deluxe motherboard ? ForumShould i upgrade my processor and motherboard ? ForumShould I upgrade motherboard to z68 or z77 ForumWhich should i upgrade first? Gpu or Cpu with new Motherboard ? ForumShould I upgrade motherboard ? ForumPC hangs at BIOS screen after updating graphics driver. ForumNew motherboard for hp pavillion a6040n Forum[ask] Motherboard for LGA 775 with HDMI out ? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !