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post #11 of 17
thanks

$300 eh....

Oh well, knowing ZipZoomfly, it'll drop a bit... I'd say $260 or so in the end
    
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post #12 of 17
I'd recommend any part from my system since you're going crossfire. I've had great results.
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post #13 of 17
Just for the record... do NOT get my current board.

It's not bad, but lacks certain features (advanced RAM settings, CPU multi settings) in the BIOS for good overclocking. There is a Beta BIOS that has more advanced RAM settings, and allows a better overclock.

Not the top choice for a permanent board; I just got it while waiting for that RD600 board.
    
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E8400 @ 3.8 GHz DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R eVGA 8400GS 2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 (single stick) 
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post #14 of 17
i am also tryign to decide between conroe boards, ive always told myself i will stick with asus because they have always surved me well (kinda) but ive noticed the ABIT AW9D-MAX, and lots of people seem to telling me how amaznig it is. i would like ot see tomshardware or someone reviewing it so i could be sure about its performance, ive always liked how asus are fantastic with ram overclocking, and im not sure how ABIT comapre, i think i willl be going for a 6600 and ive already got water cooling that i will be using on it, how much performance do yout hink i wil get out of the 6600?
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post #15 of 17
For the E6600 you don't need a board that hits insane FSB's, given the higher multi. The Asus P5W DH Deluxe would do just fine.

The ABIT board is nice indeed from what I heard, and is an excellent overclocker. What turns me away from it is that the board has only one PCI slot, which is useless when running two dual slot cards (like I do)
    
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post #16 of 17
CHOZ!!

wow chozart thanks alot for helpin me out before

i ended up with a e6600 and a Asus P5W DH Deluxe WiFi

debating exchanging it since i didnt kno that fire gl didnt release crossfire for their cards yet

so i might get it back for a sli nvidia board... i could wait out for the r600 beat but i know alot the asus boards with 965 are Oc'ed nice

(my new board cant go that fast w'o volt mod.)
so now im at an impasse...

looks liek ati will win on the bandwidth on that new board..

gahhh decisions i should just start a new thread im such unwerthy NOOB
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post #17 of 17
you the man choz!!

im gonna see if the asus caps at 1.65v

but otherwise i wanna see if i can get 3.8 ghz on water with that chip and board is that at all possible?
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2x Samsung 830 water 2 extreme Win 7 64 bit LG IPS 22" 
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Samsung Syncmaster 22" Saitek Eclipse III Seasonic X 850 NZXT 810 switch 
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Razer Mamba NZXT case/performance fans x 9 
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Core i7 920 C1/C0 stepping ASUS P6T DELUXE NVIDIA gtx fermi 465 GSKILL ddr3 1600 x 12gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
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2x Samsung 830 water 2 extreme Win 7 64 bit LG IPS 22" 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung Syncmaster 22" Saitek Eclipse III Seasonic X 850 NZXT 810 switch 
MouseOther
Razer Mamba NZXT case/performance fans x 9 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 920 C1/C0 stepping ASUS P6T DELUXE NVIDIA gtx fermi 465 GSKILL ddr3 1600 x 12gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
2x WD velociraptor 300gb lite on 24x dvd+- burner Samsung Syncmaster 22" Silencer 750 
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