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Hi, my motherboard just failed on my system and am looking to replace it with a temporary board as I am soon going to do a total system upgrade. My budget is really tight for this system so I can't afford to get the same motherboard. I have an Intel Core 2 Duo, so I need a motherboard with an LGA 775 processor socket and am looking to spend under $100 and if possible under $50. At the same time I do game amongst other things so I would like it to perform well enough. Here's my specs:

Intel Core 2 Duo
2x2GB RAM
Win 7 Home Premium SP2
800w Power Supply

Any Suggestions? Thanks.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813153170&cm_re=g41-_-13-153-170-_-Product

It'll hold you until you do your upgrade.
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you can usually buy EP45-UD3P's at about that price secondhand
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post #4 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by reflex99;13662944 
you can usually buy EP45-UD3P's at about that price secondhand

You're kidding, right? You won't find an EP45 board for under $125, new or used. Heck mine sold for almost $160.
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post #5 of 11
I just bought a UD3P.

$105

and it is being shipped from canada.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by reflex99;13662956 
I just bought a UD3P.

$105

and it is being shipped from canada.

Ok then for under $105 biggrin.gif

Still higher then OP's budget. Plus that board is more of a permanent solution - he will be upgrading soon and (I'm assuming) won't be staying with 775.
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Look for the asrock p43 mainboard
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AdmRose;13662964 
Ok then for under $105 biggrin.gif

Still higher then OP's budget. Plus that board is more of a permanent solution - he will be upgrading soon and (I'm assuming) won't be staying with 775.

if you lived in canada, it would have been less:

thread/guy i bought it from
http://www.overclock.net/main-components/1004970-core2duo-e2160-gigabyte-ep45-ud3p.html
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Ok board will suit your needs http://www.overclock.net/main-components/1011950-mobo-hdd-psu-monitor-dvd-burner.html.
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