upgrade processor

  crowtree 16:59 17 Aug 2008
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i wonder if some one could give me some advice i want to upgrade the processor in my computer at the moment i have an intel 6750 on an asus p5 ne sli motherboard and was going to upgrade to 8400 but some one says go for a quad core processor any advice?ihave about £160 to play with

  I am Spartacus 17:08 17 Aug 2008

What do you use your system for?

  citadel 17:17 17 Aug 2008

you already have a good cpu, you could overclock it to 3.6g.

  I am Spartacus 17:20 17 Aug 2008

Spend some of the £160 on a decent heatsink first though click here

  crowtree 16:07 19 Aug 2008

thanks for the advice guys i dont know how to overclock the processor.iuse my system for gaming i have a pair of GEFORCE 8800GTS 512MB AND 4GB OF CORSAIR XMS RAM ALL HOUSED IN AN ANTEC CASE.

  citadel 17:24 19 Aug 2008

you can get the 8400, check your motherboard supports it first, doubt you will see any noticable improvement.

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