1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Processor compatibility question

Discussion in 'Do It Yourself (Not Computer-Related)' started by razor_edge, Nov 6, 2007.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. razor_edge

    razor_edge Thread Starter

    Mar 13, 2007
    I recently put a new motherboard in my pc, previously had an xps 710 but now have the xps 720 motherboard. My current processor is a core 2 duo E6600 2.4 ghz 1066 mhz fsb. I'm looking to buy a new and faster processor, i'm currently looking at buying a core 2 duo
    E6850 3.0 ghz 1333 mhz fsb. My question is will my motherboard (my new 720 mobo) be capable of running a processor with a 1333 mhz fsb?
  2. tec_41


    Nov 6, 2004
    Hmm...why not overclock and save yourself a good chunk of money? Unless going from a Pentium to a C2D, I don't think it's worth the money for a couple extra MHz. Besides, Intels are easy to OC!
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/648723

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice