Solved Upgrade question Tags: Homebuilt Motherboards Systems Last response: May 12, 2012 4:10 AM in Systems Share logox May 11, 2012 6:28:57 PM I am upgrading from amd athlon 2 x4 635 and asus m4oa evo motherboard to I5 3570k and either this msi motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=13-130-... or this GIGABYTE http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... So I have 2 questions. 1 What motherboard and 2 I have win 7 OEM installed to my hdd so will it still work even tho I'm upgrading ?? More about : upgrade question | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution xtreme5 Motherboard Expert May 11, 2012 7:54:24 PM both motherboars are similar to each other pick one of your own choice.. But i would go with gigabyte cause it has higher standard. I'm not sure the OS will work fine. | Report abuse jsrudd Homebuilt system Expert Motherboard Expert May 11, 2012 8:07:44 PM In general, I like gigabyte more than MSI. | Report abuse logox May 11, 2012 8:30:53 PM Ok looks like I'll be getting the gigabyte motherboard. But I'm still a little concerned about the OS not working. Guess I will post a question about win 7 in the win 7 section. Thanks for the help. | Report abuse logox May 12, 2012 4:10:34 AM Best answer selected by logox. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Upgrade question> Related ressources: ForumUpgrade Question ForumTo Build or Upgrade , that is the question (and I need help!) ForumQuestion about the ASUS P5WD2 premium motherboard and a RAM upgrade : ForumBudget gaming upgrade build, bottleneck question ForumINTEL overclocking guide ForumDouble Question , Dual monitor and graphics upgrade ForumIntel i5 2320 3.0ghz Upgrade question ForumUpgrade question please advice me ForumGraphics Card Upgrade Question Forum2560x1440 question (GPU upgrade ) ForumBudget Upgrade Question Forum[Motherboard] Question (Processor upgrade ) ForumCPU Upgrade Question ForumUpgrade and a question ForumProcessor Upgrade Question ForumDumb question : Upgrade Headset or Upgrade RAMs? ForumUpgrade Question Forum(Gaming) 23-24 inch Monitor? ForumNewly built system. Question about Windows 7 Upgrade disk Forum8gb Ram upgrade question More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !