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the Windows 7 installer froze with the hard disk and optical drive hooked up to the Southbridge-powered SATA ports.
Originally Posted by flibblesanWhat was the reason for this? Windows installer issue or hardware issue?
Originally Posted by bigg rieAwesome.. further confirmation that this is the board I should build my i7 system with
Originally Posted by EdwardTeachLouis 1366 is not that new, it has been around for a few years. It is actually reaching end of the line next year I believe.
You can't go wrong with a i7 930/1366 though, I just got one myself!
You need to think carefully about what your priorities are with this build though, as an i7 doesn't see much of a performance advNtage (if any ) over and i5 with most current applications.
Originally Posted by louisvanwykEdward, or anyone
I have looked a bit deeper into my son's current PC and he has an E6850 core 2 Duo which seems to be a very popular CPU at the time 3 Ghz 1333 Mhz and 500 FSB occording to one of the forums/reviews. His mother board supports SATA which we use for hard disk and other devices but the mother board use DDR2 memory. We have 4 G installed.
We already added Raidmax 730 PSU as well as an EVGA 512 M 9800 graphic card. Besides Games we also use the PC for Home movies where we record edit and convert AVI to DVD's
Will we doing that much better in performance using i5 750 or i7 930 concidering that not all games utilize quadcore and multithreading. Not sure if the video processing mention earlier will gain from mutithredaing and Quad core.
Is this really that much of an upgrade??!!!
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