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Anyone have the ASUS AM2 590 Crosshair?

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Im looking into buying one, and id appreciate any input on how it preforms and overclocks
http://usa.asus.com/products4.aspx?l...83&modelmenu=1

its gonna be paired with an X2 3800+ Windsor (65 watt)

and a stick of DDR2 800 G.Skill Ram, will upgrade to 2 later on
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231063
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Get a Conroe.
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If you want more power, i would go Conroe. I'm sure you know this, so i'm assuming you just want to stick with AMD. That's a good board and the memory is good, i think. The CPU is the energy-efficient version. I heard that those cannot OC as high as the regular version, but i haven't seen any tests or anything.
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selectodude Get a Conroe.

out of your 4000+ posts when this person asks for info on his amd mobo you have to go and say that stupid sentance grow up he asked a damn question about his mobo why do you stoop down and say something like that
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I believe there's a group of people that owns these called the "Elite group of Crosshair owners" or something on this forum and there is a Republic of Gamers group... I have a M2N32-SLI Deluxe and it has tons and tons of OC options and the Crosshair is supposed to be one step up for gamers, so I'd expect a lot from it...

I'd reccommend waiting for the December release of the 65nm processors, unfortunately I didn't know about it when I ordered mine a few weeks ago, I would have waited...
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Get a Conroe.
Get a life? Not everyone wants a Conroe. Really.
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selectodude Get a Conroe.

out of your 4000+ posts when this person asks for info on his amd mobo you have to go and say that stupid sentance grow up he asked a damn question about his mobo why do you stoop down and say something like that
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Get a life? Not everyone wants a Conroe. Really.
Not so snappy. I guess we don't get jokes here.

I don't care about Core 2 anyway. I've heard the Asus Crosshair is nice, but if you plan on spending so much, Core 2 is a very viable option.
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post #8 of 15
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lol i remember that thread bout conroe BS

ehh, C2D is too hyped, and I like to try the "underdog"

plus the Built In LEDs is really cool,
and the Asus Striker Extreme 680i chipset, which i would get if i was going C2D, is like $400
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Not so snappy. I guess we don't get jokes here.

I don't care about Core 2 anyway. I've heard the Asus Crosshair is nice, but if you plan on spending so much, Core 2 is a very viable option.
Don't worry selectodude, i remember, i laughed
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I believe there's a group of people that owns these called the "Elite group of Crosshair owners" or something on this forum and there is a Republic of Gamers group... I have a M2N32-SLI Deluxe and it has tons and tons of OC options and the Crosshair is supposed to be one step up for gamers, so I'd expect a lot from it...

I'd reccommend waiting for the December release of the 65nm processors, unfortunately I didn't know about it when I ordered mine a few weeks ago, I would have waited...

why wait to get the mobo?

the 65nm cpus are releasing this month and it doesn't have anything to do with the mobo...









btw im getting a crosshair monday
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