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Windows 7: Hardware Junkie, needs advice

03 May 2011   #1
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 
Hardware Junkie, needs advice

I am a bit of a hardware junkie, I have to have te best of everything in a sense.

I killed my motherboard two three days ago, and now im in the middle of finding our what went wrong because my board was the maximus formula, and needless to say as and ROG board it wasnt very cheap. I am literally 3 months outside the warranty.

But okay onto my question it is a Socket 775 board, I have no clue what else on the board is dead from my CPU to my RAM. So I am stuck with a little bit of a gamble should I but another 775 board or go ahead and go with a 1366 and just make a "New Build".


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03 May 2011   #2
whest

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

Suppose the question might be ify - so if you do it up can you get a good price for it - thats assuming a new build is what you really want. It seems like the cheaper option to start with a new motherboard for it - i may be able find the name of someone here that would be more helpful - he is hardware specialist at least thats the impression i got -
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03 May 2011   #3
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

If you have to have the best of everything, I am surprised you still have a 4 or 5 year old Q6600.

I'd go to socket 1155, but your budget will decide what you can do. 1155 would require motherboard, CPU, and RAM when coming from 775.
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03 May 2011   #4
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
If you have to have the best of everything, I am surprised you still have a 4 or 5 year old Q6600.

I'd go to socket 1155, but your budget will decide what you can do. 1155 would require motherboard, CPU, and RAM when coming from 775.
My reasoning behind the 1366 is triple channel ram. And I already have a 1155 Socket machine, just shes a laptop and I dont want to keep her plugged in all the time ya know?

Yes yes I know my Desktop was rather old but she has been good to me my first build when I was 16/17.
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