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Will this CPU fit my mobo

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March 23, 2012 1:28:50 AM

Hello my name is mark, i am new to pc gaming and wnated to see how i could get the best out of my machine. I am currently using a ms cuba 7301

with
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E6400
2gb ram
Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti

for gaming purposes

i want to upgrade my cpu to a Intel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q6700 but will it be compatible?

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March 23, 2012 7:20:01 AM

I would change the motherboard and keep the CPU until you can afford another one.
But to answer your question I didn't find any good info about that motherboard on the internet but what I did find said it doesn't support Quad processors
March 23, 2012 7:30:01 AM

Agreed i found no info saying it supported quad cores...
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March 23, 2012 7:47:17 AM

Unfortunately, except for G41 and an occasional P40 series board, the supply of LGA775 motherboards has dried up unless you want to risk a used board.

Better to limp along with your present system and upgrade everything when you can, I think.
March 23, 2012 8:33:24 AM

For gaming purposes, get a better graphics card.
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