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Intel 865G or Via PM800 chips whats better

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I'm in the market for a motherboard, there are alot of choices for my P4 northwood. But after filtering out the models, its coming down to choose between Intel 865G or Via PM800 chiped board, Which a better performer? and by how much? I'd want to overclock to.

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Via chipsets suck for overclocking because they usually don't let you lock the PCI busses that will give you problems later. The obvious choice here would be the 865G.
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Via chipsets suck for overclocking because they usually don't let you lock the PCI busses that will give you problems later. The obvious choice here would be the 865G.
is that the only reason?
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VIA Chipsets are great.........until you start to think about overclocking, they are no good at all.
    
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Hi moose, WELCOME to the forum
Please get those questions in the appropriate section, thanks.
    
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Hi moose, WELCOME to the forum
Please get those questions in the appropriate section, thanks.

ok, thanks
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