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    New rig Help

    Hello Guys


    I have not upgraded my pc in a few years still have a X58 with I7 920 i have been out of the loop for a while what would you suggest for cpu and motherboard upgrade
    what are the best combos nowadas for gaming.A LGA 1150 4770 or 3820 LGA 2011 whats the newest socket from the two?

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