Upgrade Tags: Homebuilt Processors Motherboards Systems Product Last response: October 11, 2010 9:25 PM in Systems Share gandolf8 October 11, 2010 10:43:01 AM What to upgrade .Was think about Intel i3 core. Need a little help all i need is processor, motherboard and memory only have $400 dollars. any ideas thx. More about : upgrade mortonww a b B Homebuilt system October 11, 2010 11:09:07 AM What are you using this computer for? When do you need to purchase the parts? Is waiting for Black Friday your plan? Or can you wait even until January? m 0 l guanyu210379 a b B Homebuilt system a b V Motherboard October 11, 2010 1:07:08 PM And what is your current rig? m 0 l Related resources Out of all my hardware, what should I upgrade for gaming? - Forum I need a CHEAP MoBo/Processor upgrade. Please help. - Forum GTX 670 SLI upgrade? - Forum do i need to upgrade my psu? - Forum when to upgrade - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer gandolf8 October 11, 2010 3:04:21 PM this is what i have now. Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Wolfdale 3.0GHz 6MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor BX80570E8400 Asus ASUS P5Q SE PLUS LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard CORSAIR XMS2 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X4096-6400C5 Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache S ATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive ATI 5850 video card The montherboard when last night I have nothing no beep monitor just flash Change monitor , took out mem put back in same with video card sill nothing. Need to this ASAP m 0 l mortonww a b B Homebuilt system October 11, 2010 3:37:57 PM How do you feel about this motherboard/CPU combo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Looks like an awesome board, you'll get a quad core instead of a hyperthreading dual, you have crossfire support and USB 3 and SATA 6. And then, for memory (did your old ones go with the board?) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... That's $90 and $320, so it's like $410. m 0 l gandolf8 October 11, 2010 4:58:54 PM Would really like Intel m 0 l mortonww a b B Homebuilt system October 11, 2010 8:43:11 PM If you keep the $90 RAM, and use this combo for CPU + MOBO, it puts your total at $430. http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Which is $30 over, but it nets you a quad core and a board with SLI/Crossfire. m 0 l simple_inhibition October 11, 2010 8:43:57 PM heres an intel combo for ya. and its cheaper to boot! http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... m 0 l mortonww a b B Homebuilt system October 11, 2010 9:25:27 PM That motherboard won't give him the option to add a second graphics card in the future, though. The board in my combo can support two x8 PCIe 2.0 lanes. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAny tips for new ssd and windows 8.1 upgrade at the same time Forum SolvedFinal upgrade for entire life, go with LGA 2011 or LGA 1150? Forum SolvedUpgrade PC (4 main components) Forum SolvedPossible CPU Upgrade? Forum SolvedUpgrade from 660 Ti to 280X!? Forum SolvedMacBook RAM Upgrade Forum SolvedOld motherboard ram upgrade. Forum SolvedCan I upgrade my Graphics Card? Forum SolvedGaming Computer GPU upgrade question Forum Solvedshould i upgrade my GTX660 to GTX780 or 770 once 900 series is out? Forum Solvedbest upgrade for RAM and graphics card Forum SolvedWhat PC upgrade should I make first (if any)? Forum SolvedLast advice on CPU upgrade Forum SolvedSecond hd 7770 or upgrade? Forum SolvedCan I upgrade the MSI GE 70 from i5-4200H to i7-4700HQ and GTX 860M to GTX 870M ? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !