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Well, I just got a nice ASUS M4N75TD for a little crunching machine for about $100... has 2 PCIe, DDR3 and AM3 socket.

Add an Ebay $159 brand new in the box unopened 1090T and you have a nice little cruncher for Seti and Milkyway and such...

I use the Corsair CMX series 1600MHz at 9-9-9-24 and run them there without problem... they pretty cheap for 2 2Gig sticks... $55

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PS: Need an inexpensive but pretty good video card?

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6820707&sku=D69-9800

I have two of them in my little crunching machine...
Edited by Tex1954 - 5/26/11 at 1:47pm
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That could be the better option, Get an AM3 board DDR3 Ram and an AM3 CPU, because the AM2 CPUs don't support DDR3.
Otherwise stick to AM2+ and DDR2 if you want to keep your current CPU.
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That could be the better option, Get an AM3 board DDR3 Ram and an AM3 CPU, because the AM2 CPUs don't support DDR3.
Otherwise stick to AM2+ and DDR2 if you want to keep your current CPU.

That's what I want to do.. Is keep my current CPU and RAM, But find a better board for it.
post #14 of 22
I know very little about AMD cpus but you might want to give the Asus Crosshair II Formula a look over. I own a Rampage Formula x48 (intel 775) and it is doing what I need it too.
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Here is a pretty good board on the egg here, no 2x16 PCI-e but almost everything else, on a tight budget.
Edited by Doom - 5/26/11 at 4:45pm
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I know very little about AMD cpus but you might want to give the Asus Crosshair II Formula a look over. I own a Rampage Formula x48 (intel 775) and it is doing what I need it too.
That is an awesome board.
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post #17 of 22
I love my crosshair II. really great board but i cant find any for sale. Next best thing

ASUS Crosshair I
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post #19 of 22
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Crud! And I don't get paid for another 2 weeks.....

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I love my crosshair II. really great board but i cant find any for sale. Next best thing

ASUS Crosshair I
Hmm. Cool. I like the idea of a PCIE 4x slot, Considering my SAS SCSI control board is PCIE 4x.

Thanks for the post guys. I'll keep a look out for 1 of those 2 boards for sale again later on.
post #20 of 22
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Haven't had any luck at all ): Every board I've found on here has already been sold or isn't within the US. I can't make a "Wanted" thread because my rep isn't high enough.

Oh well. I'll continue to look. What are some other good places to look for boards?
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