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Tomorrow I will be purchasing this ASrock board

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ock-_-13157226

Now before you flame, let me give you some back story. My old ASUS board had an Nvidia NB chipset and wouldn't play nice with my newly purchased MSI 6950. No matter what. I need a board that will allow me to slap on my Phenom II 920, 6950 and accept my DDR2 ram. I don't have the money to go 2500k/ddr3 before BF3 launches and need this as a "temporary" board.

My question to all you fine hardware aficionados is this. Is there anything that I missed in checking specs/etc. There aren't very many options AT ALL left in the AM2+ boards, and this one was one of the few that would take all four sticks of my DDR2.

Any other boards that you guys recommend to fit my situation? I'm all ears. Looking for less than $75.

Thanks,

-CCC
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Edited by ColdCircuitCash - 10/11/11 at 5:24pm
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Link bad
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post #3 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kill View Post
Link bad
Try now
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post #4 of 11
I've used an Nvidia chipset with an amd card before. What issues were you having?
post #5 of 11
The board should work fine.

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I've used an Nvidia chipset with an amd card before. What issues were you having?
Wondering this as well.
post #6 of 11
It's adequate, uncooled VRMs. Seems about the best that Newegg has in stock currently.
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post #7 of 11
Go with this instead, I bought the exact same, openbox and all. I love this board
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813130266R
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post #8 of 11
Not many options available to you, seems like a good choice to me
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post #9 of 11
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Well with my specific board (Asus m3n72d) Asus doesn't have a bios out that will support it. trust me. I spent 12 hours the days I bought the card trying to get it working. Card was fine btw (tested in friends rig) Asus forums left me with the conclusion this board is another Asus blacksheep so to speak and WILL NOT work with the nForce 750 chipset, in this board.
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by z3r0_k00l75 View Post
Go with this instead, I bought the exact same, openbox and all. I love this board
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813130266R
Thanks for this suggestion....I don't know how I overlooked this one. Wanted MSI originally. THANKS!

Also the ASrock board doesn't have on onboard video chipset opposed to the MSI board above DOES. Mind you I won't be using the onboard video anyway but is there any advantage running a single 6950 to either with or without?

Thanks
Edited by ColdCircuitCash - 10/11/11 at 5:40pm
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