1156 MOBO Tags: Motherboards Dell Studio Xps Processors Last response: February 1, 2013 11:05 AM in Motherboards Share critek January 31, 2013 1:17:50 PM Hey, I am looking to get a new motherboard but i don't really want to be changing my processor. so... I'm looking for a upgrade from a dell xps 8100 motherboard. what would you guys suggest? colour scheme needs to be black/ with hints of blue. I have looked at the DP55KG, but my knowledge on motherboards is very limited. Thanks for any help you can give. More about : 1156 mobo dannyritz February 1, 2013 8:35:59 AM Which processor do you have? Asus motherboards come in black and blue. They have a good reputation. What do you use your computer for? critek February 1, 2013 8:50:12 AM i have a i7-860. The computer is used for gaming. and thanks for the reply i was starting to lose hope and started thinking im going to have to bite the bullet and buy a whole new setup >.< Related resources Will LGA 1156 CPU work with a 1155 Mobo ? - Forum Best 1156 mobo - Forum Is RAM designed for LGA 1156 okay in LGA1155 mobo ? - Forum Would you buy a new LGA 1156 mobo for more overclock? - Forum Can a 2011 socket be replaced with an 1156 socket WITHOUT replacing the mobo ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer critek February 1, 2013 9:00:23 AM also, nowhere stocks 1156 boards, or am i just not looking in the right places? critek February 1, 2013 9:02:17 AM ahhhh do you think its time to bite the bullet and buy a new mobo and proc? alexoiu a c 362 V Motherboard February 1, 2013 10:21:52 AM It depends on the budget. These are the boards listed by newegg http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E... Is the CPU new? critek February 1, 2013 10:38:40 AM the cpu is about 3 years old, the only issue with buying a new board is the fact of my current cpu is 100% fine and powerful enough. its just trying to find somewhere that sells a decent MB alexoiu a c 362 V Motherboard February 1, 2013 11:05:00 AM Hard to find one now. Maybe on Amazon or ebay. Or upgrade to a new system and try selling the CPU Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSabertooth 1156 MOBO specs ForumLGA 1156 Mobo Availability? ForumSli mobo socket 1156 ForumCheap lga 1156 mobo ? ForumWhat MoBo for Core i5 Socket LGA 1156 ??? ForumWhich 1156 mobo for usb 3.0? Forum1336/775 HSF on p55 1156 mobo with 775 holes ForumLGA 1156 soon to be best dual GPU mobo . ForumBest Intel 1156 Mobo , SATA 6 & USB 3.0 ForumXeon 34xx + registered ECC memory in a non server 1156 board? Works? ForumLga 1156 cooler on lga 1155 mobos ForumNo RAID access on Sabertooth z77 ??? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !