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How is this mobo?

ASUS P5N32-E SLI Socket T (LGA 775) NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

Its like $299 on the egg.
    
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I'd still go with the eVGA: $50 cheaper, used to be 70 cheaper, and I have had very good luck with costumer service with their video cards.
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Well the Asus has some really handy features that I like in the P5B Deluxe
like the CPR feature, the EZ bios flash, and the Bios Profiling, that can store my OC's and I can share them with other people.
    
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Really, you can transfer overclocks(I'm still a nub at this stuff).Thats a pretty neat feature, still not sure if thats worth the 50 bucks through. I've also heard from a close friend's experiance that Asus's costomer service is crap.

My understanding is that you can go much higher voltages than the eVGA, this may be worth $50

Heres a link to somebody's review on xtremesystems

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=123227
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Well I am gonna be going with the P5B Deluxe I think. Well Im pretty sure lol. I just wanted to know how that one is. Cause it looks pretty good.
    
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I just went through the same thing for my upcoming build. I couldn't make up my mind at all, I swear every night i differed from p5b, p5w, 680i. Just get the p5b, save 70ish bucks and put that to better crucial ddr2-1000. The p5b is also proven to be faster at super pi and other programs, uses like 30 less watts than 680, and most importantly the p5b overclocks better.
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http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...i-chipset.html

Try reading my thread. The Asus is hitting 531 FSB with the new bios. Considering that with the EVGA board there is a cap of 470FSB (at least for now, I had one for a week), sata issues, ps2 port failures, and (unsubstantiated) ram killing, its a better choice.
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Really? I will have to flash my bios! Im using this mobo and it has problems for me over 330 fsb. Good Find!

Oh yeah, is there some volt mod that helps this board?
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post #9 of 9
We have different boards Dizzy. Mine is the P5N32-E, yours is the P5N32-SLI SE. Mine is the new nvidia 680i chipset (NF590) and yours uses the NF4 chipset. I'm afraid your FSB is maxed out for that board. Regarding Volt mods and vdroop, I'll check around. The highest FSB I've seen on your board is 352.

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...N32-SLI+Deluxe


Are you running the 0305 bios btw?
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