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post #21 of 26
well realy it depends on his budget im getting a ds4 i would get a ds3 but the ds4 is just jaw dropping

but any of the high end gigabyte boards are fine just be carful with ram as the stock voltage on the gigabyte's is 1.8 (or did that fix that ? or is that just on the ds3 ?)
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Yeah.. the DS4 is nice also.. I just keep forgetting that one since it's not available here in the US
    
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post #23 of 26
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Originally Posted by MjrTom View Post
Fanboys.....

There is nothing wrong with INTEL hardware and overclocks like mad if you pick the right hardware from the start.

Which platform are you looking at? mPGA478 or LGA775?

can you name a good motherboard from intel that overclocks well?
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post #24 of 26
Intel BOXD975XBXLKR Socket T (LGA 775) Intel 975X $274.99

Yeah, you can overclock that one.. But results won't be as good as with a good ASUS board or a good Gigabyte board.

I'd stay away from the Intel brand, and get an Asus P5W DH Deluxe, Asus P5B Deluxe, or a Gigabyte DS4/DS3/S3 (Either will be fine, depending a bit if you want RAID)
    
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My vote goes for the P5B Deluxe...I have built a bunch now for customers and they all seen to overclock well.
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post #26 of 26
I second that vote.. Asus P5B Deluxe
    
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