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post #191 of 831
You really went with a gigabyte over a ASUS? Gigabyte must have done some major revamping if you went with it. Everything I've ever heard about gigabyte boards is not so good. GL
    
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post #192 of 831
Yeah if I were to get a gigabyte board for my 6600 I would get the 100 dollar one not the 250 dollar one.
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post #193 of 831
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Originally Posted by cowboyzkickazz
You really went with a gigabyte over a ASUS? Gigabyte must have done some major revamping if you went with it. Everything I've ever heard about gigabyte boards is not so good. GL
From what ive read and from talking to ppl on XS. the DS3 version holds it own against the ASUS. People getting 430fsb outta the DS3. The DQ6 has much more in the bios for overclocking 12 phase power . I figure it came with high regards and such so i thought id try it.... If not ill sell it and get a different one no biggie
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C2D E6700 "ES" Lapped Gigabyte DQ6 XFX 7950GX2 G.Skill PC6400 2GB-HZ 
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post #194 of 831
true! ok well let me know how it works out!
    
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WD160 GB sata II Liteon SOHW-1633s W7 64bit 19in LCD Fujiplus 
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post #195 of 831
Not to sound rude but wont you have to upgrade to a 64 bit proc for Vista? Why not buy AMD? I know this is faster but...
post #196 of 831
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Originally Posted by brome09
Not to sound rude but wont you have to upgrade to a 64 bit proc for Vista? Why not buy AMD? I know this is faster but...
Conroe is 64 bit...
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post #197 of 831
My gigabyte mobo has been great for me!
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post #198 of 831
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conroe is a 64bit proc
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post #199 of 831
Oh really hadnt read that. Sorry thought only amd did that. Why not buy a Falcon-NW with a Conroe proc OC'ed to 3.6 GHz from 2.9?
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Originally Posted by brome09
Oh really hadnt read that. Sorry thought only amd did that. Why not buy a Falcon-NW with a Conroe proc OC'ed to 3.6 GHz from 2.9?
use my comp cost $1400 and that probably cost liek $3k
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