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P965-DS3 vs straight S3 ??

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what is the difference between these two boards if there is any? i know the one is the durability series, with solid capacitors, but is there any other difference in performance, quality, stability, etc. of this board...

shot guys, oh, and gals, if there are any...
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DS3 just has solid capacitors. Which in theory will make the board last longer. You will probably upgrade before any mobo breaks.
    
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The only difference is the "life span" of the caps as you said. The DS3 is built stronger, but is only a few years better I think. Either board is a fine choice, they will OC the same, just the DS3 will outlive the S3.
    
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Yep, wowza and todd258 are both right.

Only diff is cap's and by the time you get a new mobo you'll probably only have 2-3 years on your board.

Get the S3, I regret not buying it.
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thanks alot guys - you helped me out big time!!
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