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I've got a E8400, some DDR2, and a H50. I have a basic intel board that doesn't support overclocking, so I'm looking for some advice. What are some boards that can take some higher voltage and support a +1GHz oc?
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Gigabyte EP45?
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Originally Posted by mbudden View Post
Gigabyte EP45?
Agreed. The EP45s are among one of the best. If you don't need the second PCI-E slot, the EP45-UD3R is a very great board, or even the cheaper EP45-UD3L. I owned the UD3L myself at one point and got my e8500 to 4.2 GHz (forgot VCore).

It might be a bit of a problem finding these boards though, since they're EoL and can't be found new anymore, and most users who own them don't want to let go of them just yet.

Still, keep an eye out on the marketplace and you may get lucky.
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Asus P5Q Deluxe, Asus P5Q-E, Asus P5Q Pro ,Asus P5Q Pro TURBO (all P45 mobos)..

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P45-UD3P is a good board.
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OMG! I did a quick Ebay search and the boards listed above have crazy prices. I think I'll just sell the chip/ram so I don't talk myself into paying a premium for some old stuff.
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a P35 board would be good as well. and they're usually a good bit less than the P45s
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Is the EP45t-usb3p on par with those?
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P45-UD3P is a good board.
Just sold this board! Brilliant.
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Is the EP45t-usb3p on par with those?
yeah. it just has usb 3.0 support
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