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I'm looking for a socket 939 board that will be able to reach a pretty high FSB to get the most out of my Opty 165. I'd also like it to have SLI so i can add a second 7600GT or 2 8 series cards later on. I'd like to keep the price below £80, preferably below £60.

    
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Well, I know the A8N32-SLI is an awesome board. When I was considering a 939 rig, I knew I would get that. It's not as cheap as £60, a little closer to £70 or £80, but you can pick up a lot of good deals here:
http://www.google.co.uk/products?hl=...=next&start=10
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I had the Abit KN8-SLi and it clocked very high (350-360 FSB) but it only supports 8 x 8 in SLI.
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Well, I know the A8N32-SLI is an awesome board. When I was considering a 939 rig, I knew I would get that. It's not as cheap as £60, a little closer to £70 or £80, but you can pick up a lot of good deals here:
http://www.google.co.uk/products?hl=...=next&start=10
Was considering that, till read about someone on the forums today not being able to get past 260MHz FSB. OUCH!

Anyone know if the Nforce4 Ultra chips clock better than the regular nforce4?
    
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Was considering that, till read about someone on the forums today not being able to get past 260MHz FSB. OUCH!

Anyone know if the Nforce4 Ultra chips clock better than the regular nforce4?
It might just be a dud board. I did enough research that I can say with relative certainty that this is one of the best 939 boards, especially for overclocking. Every product is going to have a few unsatisfied readers.
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got to 350FSB on my DFI LP SLI-DR Expert. - and I bet it would post higher even than that. Merlins BIOS + TCCD ftw. I almost ran 1:1 at 350 - but those tccd sticks I had wouldnt hear of it - most I even posted at 1:1 was fsb310 (ddr620) with 3-3-3-6 1T IIRC.
    
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Best 939 board is the DFI LanParty DR-SLI Export (or Venus).
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In fact I even got to FSB 310 with my venice and my ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe (back when it had the old 12xx deluxe BIOS) I bet I could clock even higher now with the 1302 premium BIOS...
    
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Best 939 board is the DFI LanParty DR-SLI Export (or Venus).
Holy **** thats one pricey main board!
    
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Holy **** thats one pricey main board!
Buy it used.
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