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Which motherboard is good for Overclocking an Intel Core 2 6600?

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Which Motherboard is good for Overclocking an Intel Core 2 6600?

alot have recommended the ASUS motherboards as they seem tob e the best and good for Overclocking.

i plan to also have a Heatsink tower included for a cooling method.

so i was wondring, which mothreboard or wat model of ASUS will be good for overclocking that kind of processor.

i would really appreciate it. u can ask me any questions and i will try my best at answering them.
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Go with the Asus
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oh okay then. thats another recommendation. then i will go for ASUS then instead of DFI.

can anyone tell me some good models then from ASUS? would the ASUS P5WD2 Premium WIFI TV 955X Intel LGA775 DDR2-800 be a good one then?
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P5B or P5B Deluxe are very good mobo's.
    
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post #5 of 75
I would say that you should consider an Abit AW9D-MAX...!
I got that mobo, and it's a really good overclocker!!!

But ofcorse, Asus is really good too!
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Hey SUXBlade man r u still getting higher clocks or r u finished? cause im gonna hafta start a new thread asking who has o/c'd with the asus boards. and ill use ur clocks to compare wat i want.

P.S. what a perfect thread i just came here to ask that.
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post #7 of 75
3.5GHz is the highest till now...
I'm gonna try to hit atleast 3.6GHz! (400MHz FSB in 1:1 ratio)
I'm gonna do some more tries and tweeks in a few days!

I can post some updates here in this thread!
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post #8 of 75
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oh okay then. thanks for that.

so with Motherboards from ASUS, as i asked, which one do you recommend?

i plan to overclock my Intel Core 2, it iwll have 4GB DDR RAM, 200GB HD, either ATI or NVIDIA Graphic card, 2 DVD Writers. and hopefully a Tuniq Tower.
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post #9 of 75
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oh okay then. thats another recommendation. then i will go for ASUS then instead of DFI.

can anyone tell me some good models then from ASUS? would the ASUS P5WD2 Premium WIFI TV 955X Intel LGA775 DDR2-800 be a good one then?
Don't go for that one on particular. I would wait for the overclocking pr0s to come and answer your questions
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post #10 of 75
wow bout $800 worth of ram. i wanted that but then i fell out of fantasy land and realized thats too expensive. i think ill get 3gbs lol. however i will have 2 DVD Burners.
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