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out of these board what ones are best for ocing?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813185074

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813186029

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813185082

http://www.digilinkcomputers.com/pro...roducts_id=833

http://www.biostar.com.tw/products/m....php3?socket=a

and what about these cpu coolers?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835106035

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835183107

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185027

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185123
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I'd search on e-bay you would have better choices

~~edit~~ at least on the boards the hsf stuff is nice...that katana is pretty sweet but the volcano has a good reputation
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What do you plan to do with this board? Any OCing? The Nvidia chipset boards generally are better for OCing. The Via boards weren't great for OCing.
    
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This guy has a good selection and I've gotten several boards from him..

http://cgi.ebay.com/ABIT-KV7-VIA-KT6...QQcmdZViewItem
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i do plan on overcloking more, i have the athlon xp 2600 barton, and from what i read on all the board this one seems the best http://www.biostar.com.tw/products/m...me=M7NCG%20Pro
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fyi i would stay away from biostar/JetWay/ePox.
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Or if you can find one the asus a7n8x-deluxe was a great board...it is getting hard to find a good s462
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post #8 of 31
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how about something that i can get new from the manufacturers
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Biostar is a good company and makes good mobos, if you know to choose the right one...(I didn't)

However, not all Biostar/epox mobos are bad. There is this one Socket 462 mobo from ePox that OC's like mad! I can't find it again though...(edited out wrong mobo)

The Abit NF7-S is a really good OCer though, one guy is selling one $50 buy it now. Kind of expensive, but the mobo is fantastic! (maybe wait for one to go on auction?)

Also the MSI KT3 Ultra is a great OC'er! I recently lost an auction on one of those

I've been looking for a Socket A mobo too! And I've been doing some research

edit: The nvidia boards are great overclockers. Try and find an nForce 2 ultra 400 and you'll be all set!
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post #10 of 31
Why dont you just sell your current rig and build something better? I just sold my XP 2600+ on ebay for 50 Bucks, and did an opteron build.. im sure if you sold yours and spent alittle on a board, youd be a happy camper. =)
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