Intel Q9650

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limeDk
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is the Intel Q9650 still a good processor or should i get a new motherboard and a new i7

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If you still have an LGA 775 board and you can find a good deal on it, then yes. A complete upgrade to X58 may not be worth it because you will need to invest in new memory and all that.

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what kind of memory is that??

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X58 boards require triple channel DDR3.

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well i've got DDR3 Ram but how do i know if they are triple channel??

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What is the manufacturer and model of the kit?

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this is the ones i have CORSAIR XMS3 DHX 4GB ( 2 X 2GB ) PC3-12800 1600MHz 240-pin DDR3

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Those are dual channel DDR3 and are not compatible with the motherboard.