Mobo for a Intel Q8400

I recently snagged a cheap Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 Yorkfield 2.66GHz LGA 775 95W Quad-Core Processor with out bothering to check if my old Asus P5WD2-E Premium mobo would support it.

Sadly it won't and I'm in a bit of a pickle now as being a CPU NewEgg won't refund it.

So I'm looking for a Mobo... or maby there is some bios software that will make it work? Both being 775 sockets and all.

Looking for a good Mobo for:

PSU: OCZ 700W StealthXStream
CPU: Intel Q8400
RAM: 2gb COrsair XMS (800) x2 , 1gb COrsair XMS (800) x2
GPU: ATI 5770


I'd obviously prefer a software solution but a Mobo around $100 would work as well! Prefer to buy from NewEgg.com cheaper = better... also a good mobo for overclocking & Crossfire would be nice =-)

Thanks!
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  1. The ASUS P5Q Pro Turbo should meet your requirements: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131377&cm_re=p5q-_-13-131-377-_-Product

    I don't know if it's a good overclocker. Socket 775 motherboards are getting harder to find.
  2. ^+1... that motherboard is the best LGA 775 you can currently buy. IMO
  3. Dam yeah thats the one i had bookmarked... was looking to pay less but idk all the cheaper ones are from like the 90s the stats are soo old. Guess ill pick it up thanks guys!
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