Solved Upgrading from Quad Core to Core i7 Tags: Homebuilt Intel Systems Last response: February 6, 2012 2:07 AM in Systems Share gayank January 27, 2012 2:09:05 AM Hi guys, I'm thinking of an upgrading to my pc. Here's my current configuration: Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz Intel D43NB Mobo 4GB Kingston Ram GTX 260 Extreme+ 216 core VGA Samsung 500GB Sata HD Dvd writer Amacrox 550W PSU Win 7 x64 InWin C645 casing Stock cooling Is it possible me to upgrade only the processor (Core i7 2600K), mobo (EVGA Z68 or Intel) and RAM (about 8GB Ripjaws)? I have doubt about PSU and cooling (stock). Please help me. Thank you all. More about : upgrading quad core core Best solution Ubrales a b B Homebuilt system January 27, 2012 2:16:22 AM Welcome to Tom's Hardware Forums! This is more like a new computer; much more than an 'upgrade'. Build a new one and then decide what to do with the old computer. Use it as a second computer or sell it. gayank February 6, 2012 1:12:39 AM Ubrales said:Welcome to Tom's Hardware Forums! This is more like a new computer; much more than an 'upgrade'. Build a new one and then decide what to do with the old computer. Use it as a second computer or sell it. Thank you Ubrales. Decided to sell my old guy. Related resources Looking for Advice on Upgrading a system to a Quad Core or i7 CPU? - Forum Why does my i7 2600 quad core show 2 Core (s) 4 Logical Processor(s) - Forum Dual core i7 vs Quad core i7 (mobile) - Forum Upgrade from Core2Quad to i7 need some help - Forum HP DL580 G4 vs. Core i7 SB Quad - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer gayank February 6, 2012 1:14:51 AM Best answer selected by gayank. Ubrales a b B Homebuilt system February 6, 2012 2:07:38 AM Thank you! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUpgrade from Dual Core to Core2Quad or I7 ? ForumCore 2 quad or i7 ForumCore i7 930 vs Core 2 quad Q9400 ForumCore i7 vs Core 2 Quad for Gaming ForumFirst build - i7 quad core . Could use some advice! ForumQuad Q9650 vs core i7 920 ForumCore quad vs core i7 ForumCore Quad or i7 ? Forumi7 vs. core 2 Quad ForumPCI compatibility question ForumWanting to build a Core gaming pc 500-600 budget ForumUpgrading socket 478 system ForumBuilding from scratch. FIRST TIME BUILDER ForumUpgrading from Bad MOBO ForumBuilding from scratch. FIRST TIME BUILDER More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !