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Originally Posted by Wankerfx
Ok, just looking for some backup. I don't want soemone to get a dud for a motherboard.
lol i would never recommend anyone anything that i don't know. Never!

Sdumper, TheWaxShop, RGuy will be more than happy to back me up 10000%

Edit: The P5WDH can't seems to get past 450FSB even with mod. While the P5W64 WS runs 470FSB straight out of the box
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post #12 of 14
My question is why would you need four x16 PCI-e slots? Hmmm maybe for
additional SATA RAID expansion cards, lol. Even PCI-e x1 RAID cards are
ridicously priced. Maybe Im just a minimalist but even if his friend was a
benchaholic I couldnt justify why he would have to have this board. could
you clue us in?
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post #13 of 14
Thread Starter 
thanks for all the input guys. I'm thinking that the E6600 looks like the best bet for the cpu.

for the mobo though... I'm not too sure. He doesn't need quad pcix16 slots that's for sure! lol.

what's the best chipset to get for C2D now?
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Thread Starter 
bump and I started this thread which is a bit more general
http://www.overclock.net/intel-gener...ml#post1369935
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