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i prefer most DDR2 775 mobos over DDR3, but the G41 and many of the x48 mobos are prity good (and DDR3 shows no difference in OC over DDR2 equivalents, but most of the mobos in newegg are DDR3)... that seems like a good board, but i cant find any OCing reviews on it
Just look at my rig. Ask for screenies.


http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1863917



notice that "MR KROGOTH" at the top of the validation link. Its real. Its a decent board. Just make DAMN SURE you have some heatsinks on your VRM mosfets and chokes.
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Shouldve gone for that ES2L. (G31)
You mean THIS ONE?

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i prefer most DDR2 775 mobos over DDR3, but the G41 and many of the x48 mobos are prity good (and DDR3 shows no difference in OC over DDR2 equivalents, but most of the mobos in newegg are DDR3)... that seems like a good board, but i cant find any OCing reviews on it
but can I use DDR3 on thes Motherboard above even though it's a DDR2 standard? yes/no?

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Just look at my rig. Ask for screenies.


http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1863917



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WOW, nice! what kind of cooling did/do you have on that?
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but can I use DDR3 on thes Motherboard above even though it's a DDR2 standard? yes/no?

WOW, nice! what kind of cooling did/do you have on that?
this board requires DDR2, and im curious too
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No you cannot use DDR2 in a DDR3 motherboard, and you cannot use DDR3 in a DDR2 motherboard.

That overclock was achieved using my what you see in my sig rig. Im sitting currently at 4GHz with minimal tweaks voltage wise. The only thing is that the VRAM sits at 1.9v, and my Mushkin doesnt like that at stock, so I actually overclock for stability.
    
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No you cannot use DDR2 in a DDR3 motherboard, and you cannot use DDR3 in a DDR2 motherboard.

That overclock was achieved using my what you see in my sig rig. Im sitting currently at 4GHz with minimal tweaks voltage wise. The only thing is that the VRAM sits at 1.9v, and my Mushkin doesnt like that at stock, so I actually overclock for stability.
what kind of ambients did you have?
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what kind of ambients did you have?
Its normally about 85-90*F at any given moment. Sometimes at 95 if its really bad.
    
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this board requires DDR2, and im curious too
Requires or is the standard? if ti's 240pin it will fit but will it work.. reason being is that ya get better deals on the DDR3... Even IF I'm not going to Run the Crucial 1333mhz Cas 7 1.65v 4gb kit that I purchased, it will still most likely run nice low timings at 800 or even 1066mhz... it was only $50 compared to the 4gb kits for DDR2 running between $70- $90... or running the $50 for a 2gb kit... That just seems like a waste to me.

BUT, if I absolutely "Have to" get DDR2 then I will make that choice...
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Requires or is the standard? if ti's 240pin it will fit but will it work.. reason being is that ya get better deals on the DDR3... Even IF I'm not going to Run the Crucial 1333mhz Cas 7 1.65v 4gb kit that I purchased, it will still most likely run nice low timings at 800 or even 1066mhz... it was only $50 compared to the 4gb kits for DDR2 running between $70- $90... or running the $50 for a 2gb kit... That just seems like a waste to me.

BUT, if I absolutely "Have to" get DDR2 then I will make that choice...
DDR3 wont fit in a DDR2 motherboard. Shown here:



IT WILL NOT WORK.
    
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DDR3 wont fit in a DDR2 motherboard. Shown here:



IT WILL NOT WORK.
LOL! Well then I guess that clears up!!! I went from DDR to DDR3 and skipped right over the DDR2 so thanks for the clarification..... SO there Must be architecture differences, otherwise why would they prevent it....

Nice Mr Grogoth!

Just so it's clear.... The Pentium D 840 dualie will not even have a Board that allows the installation of DDR3? Correct?
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LOL! Well then I guess that clears up!!! I went from DDR to DDR3 and skipped right over the DDR2 so thanks for the clarification..... SO there Must be architecture differences, otherwise why would they prevent it....

Nice Mr Grogoth!

Just so it's clear.... The Pentium D 840 dualie will not even have a Board that allows the installation of DDR3? Correct?
Shouldnt. Maybe a 790i board, but theyre practically non existent now.

There are architectural differences, along with way difference voltage patterns. Like I said, DDR3 is a waste on a the 840!

Edit: Should work on a 790i, although it doesnt it say it on the CPU support list.
http://www.nvidia.com/content/nforce...l_CPU_List.pdf
    
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