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post #11 of 24
I'd get the DFI...

Either that, or the Asus M2N32 SLI Deluxe..

You might also have good luck with the eVGA NF590 board.
    
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Try this: http://www.pcpro.co.uk/custompc/labs.../products.html
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Originally Posted by Teh Evil Cupcake View Post
I have one for $200
still, i i could get the 550 for like $80 at newegg id have alot left for a PSU, whic im going to need since im getting an Antec 900 and i only have the PSU that came with my X-QPack
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post #14 of 24
I have a 590 sli Mobo and with the bios update it comes with a lot of options and i only payed a $100 for it.Its a EVGA nForce 590 sli AM2.It comes with things like cpu clock HT clock VOLTS memory divider and losts of otheres like mem timing options and it has everthing that you could ever need.I got mine for newegg.com with two gigs of ram and it plays any game and overclocking was so easy even for a noob like me.I got mine 4200+ to 2600MHz at 1.45v but i need beter cooling.
    
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Quote:
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still, i i could get the 550 for like $80 at newegg id have alot left for a PSU, whic im going to need since im getting an Antec 900 and i only have the PSU that came with my X-QPack
Not a good idea to cheap out on a board. If that goes, so could your whole rig.
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post #16 of 24
The Tforce 550 is a good board, tons of people on OCN use it with their AM2 builds.
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thats for Core 2 boards
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post #18 of 24
No its not, click again. It was for a second, then I changed.
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post #19 of 24
Have you done much overclocking before? The DFI is not beginner-friendly.
post #20 of 24
I'm trying not to be biased, but I still think the crosshair is great. It has a light, so you don't have to fiddle around with a torch, a mic that goes on top of your monitor, an LCD poster, an onboard switch, and it can save the bios to a usb flash disk if you Overclock too high, which saves you buying a new bios chip.
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