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I decided to re-post this in the General section since I haven't really been able to get a reponse. I'm looking for a budget motherboard that has stability in High FSB speeds since I'm looking to OC a Pentium D 805 for a friend of mine. RAM suggestions would be nice also. Thanks!
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Asus P5B Deluxe with Corsair XMS2 memory. Gives you a nice upgrade path for the future.
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Is this board any good?

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Is this board any good?

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Yes that is a very nice motherboard for overclocking.
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Ya the gigabyte DS3 (not the G version) overclocks nicely and will run core 2 stuff in the future, its kind of an ugly board though. The other option is this one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131070

If you don't care too much about the core 2 you could probably get an older nforce 4 intel edition board for o/c the 805. Traditionally these boards don't overclock well, but people have had luck overclocking the 805's on these boards since you don't need to go higher than a 200mhz bus to hit 4ghz on that cpu.
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If you do go with the Gigabyte S3 be sure to pay attention to memory voltage.
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Thanks all. Rep for all of you.
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post #8 of 8
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Is this board any good?

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That is the 965G model with onboard video (not known for overclocking), you want the 965P model because that is the one known to hit 500FSB and beyond.
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