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post #41 of 64
Somebody with a C2D NEEDS to pick up a Commando from the egg for $280 and see how far they can push that FSB... I've heard 570-600, but we need proof!
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post #42 of 64
i think mikey got one fromewiz for $211, not sure when hell get it but im sure hell post his results when it gets in
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post #43 of 64
That looks very nice. I'm just waiting until the R/RD600 is out and reviewed to decide between option on and two, below:

Option One:
Asus Commando P965 RoG Motherboard, AMD/ATi First Party X2x00XTX Graphics Card, Intel Core 2 Quadro Q6600 Processor, and G. Skill DDR2-1000 (PC2-8000).
or
Option Two:
Asus P5N32-E 680i SLi Motherboard, eVGA 8800GTX (Superclocked) Graphics Card, Intel Core 2 Quadro Q6600 Processor, and 2GB of G. Skill DDR2-1000 (PC2-8000).

Either way, those beastly Asus/Intel Motherboard's are looking amazing. I'm probably going to go single Graphics Card, so whichever DirectX 10 Card performs better will likely be paired with the Commando.

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post #44 of 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by kidwolf909 View Post
Somebody with a C2D NEEDS to pick up a Commando from the egg for $280 and see how far they can push that FSB... I've heard 570-600, but we need proof!
Quote:
Originally Posted by MADMAX22 View Post
i think mikey got one fromewiz for $211, not sure when hell get it but im sure hell post his results when it gets in
I have it, but didn't really try to push very far. Just trying to get my new E6600 to 4.0Ghz right now
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post #45 of 64
Let us know how it does I am in the market as well for a new board
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post #46 of 64
The Asus R600 will probably kill the Commando
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post #47 of 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by tuanming View Post
The Asus R600 will probably kill the Commando
The R600 can only overclocks to 511FSB due to the clockgen in the bios. Check out Anandtech for more infos

http://anandtech.com/mb/showdoc.aspx?i=2891&p=3

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We dropped the multiplier on our E6600 to 7 and were able to reach the maximum BIOS allowable FSB of 511 without an issue. Due to the clockgen controller utilized the current BIOS is limited to 511 although the included AMD System Manager allows you to soft overclock the FSB within windows. However, we were never able to go above 518FSB without encountering lockups or system shutdowns.
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post #48 of 64
I am also in the market for a new motherboard. I put at the top of my list (no order):

ASUS Commando / Intel D975XBX2 / Abit AB9 QuadGT
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post #49 of 64
I ordered mine yesterday I cant wait!
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post #50 of 64
Well.. mm i guess i got an xtra $100 bucks.. might as well get a commando
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