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Best motherboard for Conroe processor

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Which is the best motherboard to get for the conroe processor. Not bothered about price.
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asus p5w DH or deluxe would be my choice
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For conroe (e6600 and above) I like the P5W Deluxe 68xxx version...buy it at Tankguys.
For Allendale (e6300/e6400) I like the P5B Deluxe and have heard the Abit boards are good too.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sdumper
For conroe (e6600 and above) I like the P5W Deluxe 68xxx version...buy it at Tankguys.
For Allendale (e6300/e6400) I like the P5B Deluxe and have heard the Abit boards are good too.
I agree with Sdumper....
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Asus P5W Deluxe Is best IMO
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mad_Handlez89
Asus P5W Deluxe Is best IMO
and my fav is the P5W64 WS PRO. Will pwn your P5W DH anyday, anywhere, anytime
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I agree with Sdumper....

I have the 6600 with P5B deluxe. They are not well suited due to FSB limitations.
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post #8 of 12
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Originally Posted by FrankenPC
I have the 6600 with P5B deluxe. They are not well suited due to FSB limitations.
FSB limitation?

You know Mikey can hit 490fsb and a couple of other fellas, I myself could go higher than the 465fsb I hit but that would require a little more Vc than what I want to use. But 490fsb is more than what most boards can hit, well, with the exception of the DS3 but otherwise.........

The P5B Deluxe is the best for Conroe. Capable of droping the multi down to x6 and 490-500fsb.
post #9 of 12
You will need to decide what GPU you intend to use and if dual GPUs are of interest, then match the MB... of course there is also memory and PSU which will play their own part in a system build.

Timing is another part, that is when you intend to purchase...as there are a couple of new MBs to come to market which should perform better than the current flavours .. keep your eye on the look out.

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Which is the best motherboard to get for the conroe processor. Not bothered about price.
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post #10 of 12
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Originally Posted by Mikey122687
and my fav is the P5W64 WS PRO. Will pwn your P5W DH anyday, anywhere, anytime
Hmmm I have not used the other mobo but I am going to say P5W Deluxe with the 68xxx revised vMCH at stock settings should do very nicely.
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