[Upgrading] MoBo+CPU+RAM Tags: Prebuilt Systems Last response: November 5, 2012 8:36 PM in Systems Share StefGou November 5, 2012 8:06:53 PM Hi, I have a 4 years old PC that I want to upgrade. Here are the specs : MOBO : ASUS A8N-E CPU : AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+ RAM : 3Go DDR PC3200 VIDEO : nVidia GTX-560 (I keep it) PSU : Corsair CX500 (I keep it) But since I want to buy a Vortex4 SSD (wich is SATA III) I think I need to upgrade my Mobo, right??? My uses : Text editor/Web, light 3D games (Counter Strike), small video edit So here's the setup I have in mind : CPU Intel Core i5 3450 Quad Core Processor LGA1155 3.1GHZ Ivy Bridge 6MB Retail http://ncix.com/products/?sku=70543&promoid=1016 MoBo Gigabyte B75M-D3H mATX LGA1155 B75 DDR3 2PCI-E16 2PCI HDMI CrossFireX SATA3 USB3.0 Motherboard http://ncix.com/products/?sku=70273&promoid=1016 RAM Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B Vengeance Blue 8GB 2X4GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Dual Channel Memory Kit http://ncix.com/products/?sku=59431&promoid=1016 What you think? Are those overkill for my needs? The thing is I would like to be able to keep this setup for another 4 to 5 years. Thank you and have a nice day! More about : upgrading mobo cpu ram bigcyco1 November 5, 2012 8:36:39 PM looks fine to me m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help upgrading Mobo, CPU & Ram ~$400 Forum SolvedUpgrading my Mobo, Ram, & CPU Forum SolvedUpgrading ram/cpu/mobo/cooler 7000 sek (1000 dollars) Forum SolvedUpgrading mobo, cpu and ram with old gpu Forum SolvedUpgrading Mobo,CPU,RAM and getting conflicting tutorials.. Forum SolvedUpgrading MoBo/CPU/RAM, need help. Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU/mobo/RAM--3D and video rendering Forum SolvedUpgrading mobo, CPU & ram. thoughts? Forum Upgrading RAM, Mobo & CPU, Intel or AMD £200 - £250 budget. Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU,MOBO,RAM 400$ limit Forum SolvedUpgrading cpu/mobo/ram Forum SolvedBest gaming upgrades for Dell Optiplex 740 MiniTower for $300-$400 Changing GPU, PSU, RAM CPU and Mobo Forum Upgrading CPU/Mobo/Ram - What do I need to know? Forum Build Help: Upgrading CPU, RAM and Mobo Forum SolvedCPU, Mobo, RAM Upgrade Forum upgrading system - need help with new MOBO/CPU/RAM Forum Solved$400CDN Budget To Upgrade CPU, MOBO, RAM Forum Upgrading to Haswell (mobo, cpu, RAM) Forum SolvedNeed to upgrade mobo, cpu, gpu & ram < $200 !!!!!! Forum Upgrading CPU/Mobo/RAM for £200-300 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !