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 Worth it to upgrade to a GTX 750 TI? - Forum Please Help! I am trying to upgrade my computer. - Forum upgrade cpu or upgrade graphics card? - Forum Which is simpler to upgrade: AMD or Nvidia - Forum Upgrade Gaming PC - 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 SolvedGood cpu upgrade? Forum SolvedCpu upgrade questions Forum SolvedGTX to R9. Is this upgrade really worth the money? .. Forum SolvedUpgrade from powercolor 7850 v2 Forum SolvedShould I upgrade? I7-870 to I5-4590 ? Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade CPU. PLEASE HELP IMMEDIATELY Forum SolvedWhat should i upgrade? Forum SolvedWould it make a difference to upgrade? Forum SolvedDesktop Hardware Upgrade? Forum SolvedGaming rig upgrade suggestions? Forum SolvedWhat to do? Looking to upgrade PSU, but motherboard has funky slot interface (24 pin mini) Forum SolvedGPU Upgrade Question Forum SolvedCore i5 2400 upgrade? Forum SolvedOpinions needed for upgrade options Forum Solvedif i wanted to upgrade my 270x, whats the best gpu my pc can support? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !