Which is my best processor/motherboard combo? Tags: Homebuilt Processors Intel Systems Last response: February 27, 2012 3:05 AM in Systems Share Kaisama February 26, 2012 10:58:28 PM Hi everyone. I have 2 partial systems, and was wondering what the best route was to go with it to get the best performance. #1 * Intel Core i7-920 Bloomfield 2.66GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor BX80601920 + EVGA E758-TR 3-Way SLI (x16/x16/x8) LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard OR #2 Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7500 @ 2.93GHz, 2933 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s) + Gigabyte EG41MF-US2H motherboard The video card I have is a: SAPPHIRE 100259-1GL Radeon HD 4870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card The video card and 8GB of RAM will go in whatever base system I choose. Can you guys help me? More about : processor motherboard combo mouse24 February 26, 2012 11:28:32 PM First one, OC the proc and your good to go. if you need more horsepower put in a better gpu if you still require more then your looking at a new proc + mobo m 0 l Kaisama February 26, 2012 11:32:59 PM Thanks for the quick reply, not too sure about overclocking, though. I've never done that and worried it could get too hot/damage it? Is the first one still better with no overclocking? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer traumaiv February 27, 2012 3:05:01 AM yes the first one is better w.o oc just upgrade gpu down the line if it isnt doing good for u m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Which is my best processor/motherboard combo? Forum SolvedWhich CPU, MB GPU combo is best for $700 to $800 Aussie for 3d games? Forum SolvedWhich CPU+MB combo is the best and worth the money? Forum Processor/motherboard combo Forum What processor/motherboard combo with 570 gtx Forum SolvedNeed help deciding which OS would be best with APU / MOBO combo I have. Forum Solvedwhich one is the best combo Forum Solved3 Options, which is the best Cooling/Silence/GPU combo Forum SolvedWhich CPU/mobo combo would be best? Forum Best Processor/MotherBoard for...... Forum Which is the best Sound Card/Head Phone combo for PC gaming? Forum Which gpu/cpu combo will give me the best fps in games? Forum Which cpu/gpu combo is best for gaming? Forum Which Chipset / Memory / Mobo the best combo Forum SolvedWhich combo Should i go with? Forum SolvedWhich CPU, MoBo combo is better? (RD) Forum SolvedWhich i7 4790k motherboard combo would you choose? 4 great deals. Forum SolvedBest Mobo/CPU combo on a $220 budget Forum SolvedBest CPU and MoBo Combo for ~$400 Forum Solvedheyy can i get list of gpu which my motherboard supports g41m-combo Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !