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P5B or DS3?

Poll Results: Which mobo for new E6300 Conroe build???

Poll expired: Oct 28, 2006  
  • 29% (11)
    Gigabyte 965P-DS3
  • 59% (22)
    ASUS P5B
  • 10% (4)
    Forget them both and go with my suggestion. (Other) *Share with a post*
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post #1 of 42
Thread Starter 
I can't really decide for my new Conroe E6300 build. I guess i will just trust everyone here. I am leaning more towards the DS3, because I've heard more better things about it. I am still looking at RAM, which can all be suggested in my build log in the Intel forums.

Well please just cast your vote and add a suggestion if you would like about anything on this new build. (PSU, GFX card, Case, HDD's, Cooling (preferably air right now), etc)

Thanks everyone!!
    
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p5b hands down
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post #3 of 42
Where's the poll?

lol anyway for the record....they're both good- so I'll throw in YOU decide, since they both have quirks- the asus does this stupid power cycle thing, and the ds3 has had ram compatibility issues- the voltages are set too low by default for certain sticks of ram.
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post #4 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by swayne
p5b hands down
2nd that
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post #5 of 42
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ch13f121
Where's the poll?
Sorry I was still adding it.

EDIT: I will be ordering everything Sunday night, so I have till then. The poll will close on Saturday and I will order whichever one wins.
    
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post #6 of 42
The DS3 will attain a higher fsb than the P5B. However, the P5B deluxe has 2 pcie slots and hence can crossfire (cat. 6.9). The p5b also has more features than the ds3, but the ds3 is cheaper.

so ds3: raw power
p5b: features.

For me at least, raw power is awesome. I used to have a DS3 and it was great (400 FSB no probs).
post #7 of 42
DS3.

Only get the P5B if it's the Deluxe version. The P5B is very limited in overclocking due to it's max Vdimm voltage of 2.1V
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post #8 of 42
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Quote:
Originally Posted by NrGx
The DS3 will attain a higher fsb than the P5B. However, the P5B deluxe has 2 pcie slots and hence can crossfire (cat. 6.9). The p5b also has more features than the ds3, but the ds3 is cheaper.

so ds3: raw power
p5b: features.

For me at least, raw power is awesome. I used to have a DS3 and it was great (400 FSB no probs).
Lol I like raw power. I don't plan on doing Crossfire anytime soon. I was looking at the P5B open box from NewEgg for like $95 and the DS3 for $142.99 from NewEgg.
    
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post #9 of 42
o this isent the delux o well the delux will murder any other bord out there on overclocking i dont knwo abotu the regular mayby go for th ds3 after all
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post #10 of 42
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It's 50/50 right now. I am going to bed, but I will be back tomorrow after school to see how it is going. Thanks everyone for responding and the votes.
    
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