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Nice. I'm too much of a wuss to mess with water. Air cooling: Cheap + effective. For me, anyway. Good luck with it. Hopefully your wasn't delayed by bad weather?
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LOL no I just put the order in for the finishing touches...I got a lot of it already...So By next weekend I hope to push that button
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Let me know if you need any tips OC'ing the board. I got an athlon 3700+ and a 4000+ to 3 ghz on air with it and 3.2 with the fx-57 thats sitting in it currently (runs to hot at 3.2, on air, I leave it just under 3.1 for day to day). In my opinion, the asus a8n32 sli deluxe is the best 939 board. Reviews from HardOCP, Tom's and Anandtech all agree. You might be able to squeeze a few extra megahertz out of a DFI but it's like solving a rubics cube to do it.
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Let me know if you need any tips OC'ing the board. I got an athlon 3700+ and a 4000+ to 3 ghz on air with it and 3.2 with the fx-57 thats sitting in it currently (runs to hot at 3.2, on air, I leave it just under 3.1 for day to day). In my opinion, the asus a8n32 sli deluxe is the best 939 board. Reviews from HardOCP, Tom's and Anandtech all agree. You might be able to squeeze a few extra megahertz out of a DFI but it's like solving a rubics cube to do it.
Thanks, I probably will. Just enjoying stock right now.

Oh yeah, I got a Dremel and did that mod you showed me on my case. It looks very nice. I'm thinking about putting it up in the case mods section, but I'm too lazy. Thanks again for that.
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That's my feeling on Asus too...Sure you get all these bells and whistles in the DFI bios but I don't want to spend 120 - 140 on a board and then have to put a bunch of time and labor in it to get it to work....I wanna pay the good money for a board to"work for me".....
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That's my feeling on Asus too...Sure you get all these bells and whistles in the DFI bios but I don't want to spend 120 - 140 on a board and then have to put a bunch of time and labor in it to get it to work....I wanna pay the good money for a board to"work for me".....
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Yellow > White.
Get an Expert and see if you say the same thing.
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Get an Expert and see if you say the same thing.
I've never heard anything bad about the Expert until now, plus I've never owned an ASUS board, so I'm a bit biased
    
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Thanks, I probably will. Just enjoying stock right now.

Oh yeah, I got a Dremel and did that mod you showed me on my case. It looks very nice. I'm thinking about putting it up in the case mods section, but I'm too lazy. Thanks again for that.
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post #60 of 62
So I couldn't wait!!!!! I took some of my rig, some of my new parts and threw it all together.....Hit the button and look, here I am, Went str8 to the bios tweaked a couple items set the fsb to 313 and tah dah...one shot over clock of 1 gig.....I think I'm gonna like this A8N 32
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