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post #21 of 151
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Originally Posted by sladesurfer
I was gonna go with ASUS but it didnt have a COM port and i need a COM port
For what?
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post #22 of 151
Haha...poor slade

Just buy it from newegg and RMA it if it's a pos. You hardly even need an explanation to RMA with them

However, I would also go with the DQ6. Gigabyte boards are pretty much ALL good and their top-end models are very very good and enthusiast-oriented.

All the PC's I ever build at work for people use ASUS or Gigabyte boards and all I've ever worked with are excellent buys...

Good luck dude, btw, you'll hear from me about that P5LD2 tomorrow man!
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post #23 of 151
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Originally Posted by sladesurfer
Ok,im gonna pull the trigger on the DQ6 i hope your right Wax
WHy not just get the Badaxe?

It's got plenty of mods for voltage. And its a great board overall.
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post #24 of 151
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WHy not just get the Badaxe?

It's got plenty of mods for voltage. And its a great board overall.
$260 for a board that needs mods to be stable though. It is supposed to be stable, I will give you that, but it needs alot of mods to be any good.
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post #25 of 151
Havent got the E6600 yet mikey... And the badaxe is an ok board but id rather buy a motherboard and LEAVE IT ALONE then to mod it in any way (even if its as simple as a pencil trace) for the fact that i want to pay for something that i dont have to work for to get the full potential
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post #26 of 151
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Originally Posted by zerohour
$260 for a board that needs mods to be stable though. It is supposed to be stable, I will give you that, but it needs alot of mods to be any good.
It needs mods to be stable?

If you thought I meant that than that isnt what I meant. But if you know then nevermind the badaxe, DQ6 FTW. Or the DFI INFINITY 975X/G.

It's doing very well, and has 6-phase:

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=103025

Quote:
Originally Posted by TheWaxShop
Havent got the E6600 yet mikey... And the badaxe is an ok board but id rather buy a motherboard and LEAVE IT ALONE then to mod it in any way (even if its as simple as a pencil trace) for the fact that i want to pay for something that i dont have to work for to get the full potential
True.
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post #27 of 151
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Originally Posted by lightsource
It needs mods to be stable?

If you thought I meant that than that isnt what I meant. But if you know then nevermind the badaxe, DQ6 FTW. Or the DFI INFINITY 975X/G.

It's doing very well, and has 6-phase:

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=103025



True.
I meant stable as in overclocked stable, not default stable. At defaults it is one of the most stable boards out there, but for the price of that board, I really think it should come better equiped. I was originally going to get that board for my build, but after I saw how much it was, and that alot of people were having problems with it on XS, I decided against it.
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post #28 of 151
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Video cards, any recomendation? I was gonna wait for the DX10 cards but it takes a long time to comeout
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Assuming the price drop from ati is in full effect i can get an X1900XT for 40% off. Meaning $140-$150 for the card
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post #30 of 151
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Originally Posted by sladesurfer
Video cards, any recomendation? I was gonna wait for the DX10 cards but it takes a long time to comeout
Do you play games at all?
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