Changing Motherboard question

It depends on how close the two boards are to one another. If they are very different, you might just get a blue screen. If they are similar, Windows might be able to simply detect the hardware changes and configure itself for the new board.
 

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i have this mobo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138155

i want this mobo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=13-138-179&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=10&PurchaseMark=&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&Page=3#scrollFullInfo

i want the new mobo just to get the DDR3 ram. DDR2 ram is so expensive i might as well buy a new mobo