Upgrading to i7 from e8400- i need help Tags: Intel i7 Motherboards Components Last response: June 30, 2010 12:10 AM in Components Share zeroxerxes June 29, 2010 10:41:14 PM Hi guys, I want to upgrade to an i7 from my e8400. Do you guys think It's a good idea or will I notice a big difference? I don't know which i7 to get, hopefully someone can help me with this. Best model, best bang for buck? That means I'm going to need a new mother board. What do you guys recommend best bang for buck on the 1366 mother boards? I don't want to go over $300 on each of these items separately. Thank you very much. Trust you guys will help me on this. More about : upgrading e8400 calinkula June 30, 2010 12:10:32 AM Hard to say if it'd be worth it, depends on what you do. I game/internet on an E8200 (OC'd) and it'd be better money spent for me if I just upgraded my GPU and hard drive to a SSD. If you encode videos all the time then the i7 will be great upgrade. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help deciding on upgrading my current i7 970 rig Forum SolvedUpgrading from 1st Gen i7 Setup, need a bit of Help Forum SolvedUpgrading to i7 need help with m/b choice Forum Upgrading from a E2180 to i5 or i7, need help deciding Forum Need help upgrading to i7 920 system Forum SolvedOverheating e8400 3.6Ghz need help Forum SolvedNeed help deciding between two laptops due to the CPU (i5 + GTX860) vs (i7 + GTX850) Forum SolvedNeed Help is PC "Upgrading" Forum SolvedNoob needs help deciding on upgrade: i7 990X? SSD? Forum SolvedNeed help with upgrading rig! Forum SolvedNeed some help upgrading please Forum SolvedNeed help upgrading PC Forum SolvedUpgrading ram need help (4gb to 6gb) Forum SolvedNeed upgrading help GPU?! Forum SolvedH100i + i7 4960x giving Weird Temps need help! Forum SolvedUpgrading my laptop's CPU, need some help Forum Need help on my PC upgrade i7 for excellent (high to Ultra setting gaming) Forum SolvedNeed help concerning transfer of my i7 processor to my new motherboard Forum SolvedUpgrading RAM need help Forum Upgrade from Core2Quad to i7 need some help Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !