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post #1 of 13
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Ok so basicly my new built (see sig) worked fine for 3-4 days but then my Asus 650i P5N-E SLI died just like that.

I need help choosing a new mobo. Here are my choices :

The NF67-A1
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188014

or the NF63-TR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188019

BTW : I'm using PC2 8500 RAM and I want to OC my E6600 to 3.6GHz.
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post #2 of 13
get the NF63-TR
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But what if I want to get a Quad eventually?
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post #4 of 13
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get the NF63-TR
I'd agree. Although I would stay away from Nforce period, but out of the 2 choices, the 63 looks like a better buy
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post #5 of 13
Both are quad core compatible! I'd go with the 2nd one
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But what if I want to get a Quad eventually?
Model 122-CK-NF63-TR
Supported CPU Type Quad-core / Core 2 Extreme / Core 2 Duo / Pentium


The 63 supports Quad as wel.....
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post #7 of 13
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Yeah but aren't the A1 the revised version allowing better OC headroom for Quads?
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Yeah but aren't the A1 the revised version allowing better OC headroom for Quads?
To tell the truth, i dont have a clue. If your worried just get the pricier one and let that be that.
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post #9 of 13
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What other mobos would you suggest in that price range? (doesnt have to be a 680i)
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post #10 of 13
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What other mobos would you suggest in that price range? (doesnt have to be a 680i)
I would have to say my MB, the Intel XBX2. I absolutely love this MB to death. I previously owned 2 p5b's and they both died within 3 weeks. I've had the XBX2 since, and its haven't missed a beat. I know what your thinking, an Intel MB, that piece doesn't OC, well you'll be very wrong. It lets me easily hit 3.5Ghz very very very stably. You can also select what NB strap you like.



http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=124131

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813121059
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