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I bought my PC in '06 and it has the Asus A8N-SLI Premium motherboard

and it has the AMD Socket 939 Athlon 64FX/Athlon 64 processor.

 

It performs decently, but I'm considering upgrading to a more powerful processor and motherboard that can handle more power. I'm currently running XP Pro, but eventually I'll be upgrading to Vista or even the new Windows 7 when it comes out.

 

So, I'd like to have a motherboard / processor combination that can handle

having at least 8gigs of RAM, 1200+ front side bus, and large cache.

 

Anyone have suggestions for high end motherboard / processor combos to look at? And, is Intel now the king for fastest processors?

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Hi Rockrz and "Welcome to The PIT".

 

If you want to go *cutting edge* all the way with an Intel rig this is it:

 

Motherboard:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16813131346

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16813128362

 

CPU - pick one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList....amp;srchInDesc=

 

RAM:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16820231240

 

 

:geezer:

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