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i'm building a pc around a socket 754 athlon 64 3200+, i was given and was wondering what mobo to get that offers some decent expandability, a price that isn't sky high, and can be oc'd. thnx for any help
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I have an Abit board, but i think its discontinued. I also have a nice gigabyte board.

AGP choice

PCI-express choice

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i was actually looking at the same board u use now as well as the gigabyte ga-k8u, but i was leaning more towards the k8u because of price and the reviews but i think i might just go with the ga-k8ns. thnx for the help and the welcome.
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Ive used all the most popular 754 boards. DFI Lanparty, Asus K8N, MSI Neo V2.0, Gigabyte k8ns, and the only board that has been able to handle my abuse is the one I have now, abit is the best... yes...yes
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Get an NF chip set series MB , they are far better OCers.
    
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thanx for the help duke but all the boards u suggested are socket 939, i have a 754 athlon 64 3200+ so i cant use them and i dont have the cash at the moment to get a new 939 cpu, but if i do upgrade to 939 i know what board i'll probably go with
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I'd agree, I like the abit boards.
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Originally Posted by chaosmage81
i'm building a pc around a socket 754 athlon 64 3200+, i was given and was wondering what mobo to get that offers some decent expandability, a price that isn't sky high, and can be oc'd. thnx for any help
Believe it or not im typing this reply on one of my favorite rigs see attached image. It uses a Geoforce mobo with a single PCIe x16 slot and OC's extremely well
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Corpus Stalker's board the DFI LanParty Ut nF3 250gb is the best socket 754 overclocker period. However since they don't have any for sale at Newegg and the board is likely going to be a little diffucult to find I recommend the DFI nF4X Infinity which is the board I am using and I have gotten my 3400+ Newcastle up to 2.7ghz on it. It has tons of overclocking options isn't overly complicated and has a PCI-E slot. Used on Newegg it is 48.99. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813136162R
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