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post #11 of 22
nothing that cheapo so far crossfire that I found but the 2 boards above are good cheap C2D BOARDS
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http://www.vr-zone.com/?i=3779

This takes C2D and can get for under $130 w crossfire but have know idea how good the board is
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post #13 of 22
my dad had a ASRock with "- Supports Untied Overclocking Technology" and it just meant that Vcore and ram Volts were locked, some other stuff was locked to so that wasnt a good OC'er
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Isn't the P965 CF capable? If so, I saw some the other day for $112 on Newegg.
edit nvm i see some 965 cf boards but the 975s are better, 975x is the crossfire chipset built for c2d.
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post #15 of 22
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Originally Posted by rickjames
edit nvm i see some 965 cf boards but the 975s are better, 975x is the crossfire chipset built for c2d.
oh i did find this tho, dont know how it performs but its in ur price i would prolly get a different one tho
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130055
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So, would a Gigabyte DS3 bring a E6300 to 3.0Ghz? What would the ram run at if it's 1:1?
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And what about this board?

DFI INFINITY 975X/G

I can barely find any boards at all which support 2 x PCI-e x16 what's up with that. Most got like 1 x 16 and 1 x 4, I want full 2 x 16.

Or one of these boards maybe:
MSI 975X Platinum
Abit Moederbord AW8D (AW9D too expensive)
Foxconn 975X7AB-8EKRS2H

And remember it wil be for an E6300 and X1950 Pro crossfire. If no further advise follows I'm sticking with AMD.
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post #18 of 22
The DFI 975X/G is a good MB but does not meet your budget as in the $165+ range. But it has some nice features and reasonably stable but with an E6300 you will be limited for an OC as the MB tops out around the 400 mark, some memory compatibility issues too....
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Originally Posted by ncsa View Post
The DFI 975X/G is a good MB but does not meet your budget as in the $165+ range. But it has some nice features and reasonably stable but with an E6300 you will be limited for an OC as the MB tops out around the 400 mark, some memory compatibility issues too....
I know I set it to $140, but the videocards I'm getting dropped in price and so did some other parts (not by much). So we are looking at about $180 max.

- Board must reach high FSB for E6300
- Good memory compatibility
- 2 x 16 PCI-e crossfire
- A nice cooler got to fit in
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post #20 of 22
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Originally Posted by Acoma_Andy View Post
I know I set it to $140, but the videocards I'm getting dropped in price and so did some other parts (not by much). So we are looking at about $180 max.

- Board must reach high FSB for E6300
- Good memory compatibility
- 2 x 16 PCI-e crossfire
- A nice cooler got to fit in
I dont want to burst your bubble, but the only 2x 16x capable chipset is the Crossfire Express 3200 for AMD.
    
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