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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 #21 of 42
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Ahhh.. such is time lost when one just cannot wait.

Well for a few months then either of those boards - whichever is cheapest.. as it really won't matter if it OC's well or great because you will change it out. But it you are really to keep it then wait.. at least a little.. Dec is really only 1 month away..

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I can't wait. I need to get this now, to play all of my games. I can't go without games for 2+ months.

EDIT: I can always resell and buy a new one. I plan to upgrade the processor anyways in a few months.
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Originally Posted by Chozart
I'd recomment this one fir just like $15 extra:

ASUS P5B-E Socket T (LGA 775) Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

The ICH8R Southbridge will allow RAID over the southbridge, a feature that the DS3 and the vanilla P5B lack.
Do you think that would OC better then the P5B Deluxe???
    
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post #24 of 42
Well.. the P5B Deluxe is not even in the mix here..and quite a bit more expensive.

The original poll is DS3 v. P5B.

The P5B-E is not much more than the P5B and has the better southbridge.

The P5B Deluxe probably clocks a little better, but is more expensive.
    
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post #25 of 42
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Well.. the P5B Deluxe is not even in the mix here..and quite a bit more expensive.

The original poll is DS3 v. P5B.

The P5B-E is not much more than the P5B and has the better southbridge.

The P5B Deluxe probably clocks a little better, but is more expensive.
Well open box is $162.99, which isn't bad considering the DS3 is only $20 less.
    
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post #26 of 42
I would not get an open box motherboard. No backplate nor other stuff.
    
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post #27 of 42
Oh I thought you meant P5B Deluxe. The DS3 over the normal P5B ANYDAY. No questions asked. The P5B has vdimm problems and just cant overclock as well.
post #28 of 42
I would say the P5B but it wouldn't matter since they are somewhat similar.

Edit: I read it wrong, I was thinking the P5B Deluxe. I recommend that.
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post #29 of 42
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Are all of the people voting for the P5B voting for the P5B or the P5B Deluxe?? Sorry I didn't know about the Deluxe when i posted the thread.
    
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post #30 of 42
P5B < DS3 < P5B Deluxe

The P5B Deluxe is by far the best if you can fit it in your budget.
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