Buying a new CPU

By deanlaing12 · 4 replies
Jun 24, 2011
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  1. I would like to buy a new CPU.

    I have two options in mind:

    Buy the best one that is compatible with my mother board...

    Or buy a new mother board and CPU that dose not require me to replace the graphics card or ram sticks. Or anything else for that matter. (psu is an exception, they are not incredibly expensive... right?)

    I was thinking of getting the "Q9550" but im not sure it's compatible...

    What cpu would you suggest i buy? I currently have:

  2. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Evangelist Posts: 786   +58

  3. deanlaing12

    deanlaing12 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 127

    I was thinking of a budget between £100~200 so yea

    Since i wont be able to do better than double my speed, i am now looking into the idea of a new motherboard...
  4. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,658   +3,115

  5. deanlaing12

    deanlaing12 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 127

    Ahh, thanks for your help! Well... i think i shall pass and just save up for a new system altogether. First il buy my pc then the car... running cost of the car might slow my time to get the pc! :)

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