Currently have an I5-750=upgrade to Sandy Ridge? Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Processors Intel i5 Socket Last response: January 3, 2011 1:03 PM in CPUs Share pittguy578 January 3, 2011 5:58:38 AM Just wondering. I think the new processors use an 1156 socket. I was going to get the I7-2600K. Should I get a major performance boost? More about : 750 upgrade sandy ridge anort3 a c 218 à CPUs January 3, 2011 6:06:37 AM It's a new socket 1155. You will need a new motherboard. saint19 a c 158 à CPUs January 3, 2011 12:59:14 PM My 1st question before give you and advice. Do your REALLY need change to sandy? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mdd1963 a b à CPUs January 3, 2011 1:03:39 PM the differences in some video encoding/decoding times are substantial, however, for a gaming rig, I'd stand pat for now... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources High-End personal Workstation Guidance Forum The Xbox 720 will use the Radeon HD 6670 card ! Forum Core 2 duo Forum G Skill Sniper vs Ripjaws DDR3? Forum Is Intel pulling a Fermi? Forum Phenom 2 out now ! Forum Global Foundries has 1st customer Forum Gaming PC Review Please!! Forum Best Cpu cooler for ~40 Forum [Solved] Upgrade Dell Dimension 5100 CPU Forum Gateway e4650 upgrade processor Forum Sandy Bridge Pics !! Forum Should I upgrade 2 Forum Upgrade Processor? Forum [Solved] What would your dream Power Supply Unit have? Forum Thinking of a Upgrade Forum Upgrade Dilema Forum What do I have? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !