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I am currently looking on the egg for a good motherboard, preferably one for less than 200 that can do at least in the upper range of 400MHz FSB. I was looking at the Evga motherboard but heard alot about these killing ram, but not much about their overclockability. Any suggestions would be great, rep+ for help Thanks again guys!
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blah.. P5B-dlx.. Gigabyte DS3 rev. 3.3.. or maybe QuadGT.. but i heard the Abits got lots of BIOS problems
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P5b deluxe or abit ab9 quad gt.
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The striker.
    
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P5N32-E SLI it is $10 more but well worth it (for 1333 fsb) can hit 470-500 fsb. Great ocing ability. I use this board and it is amazing. I'm sure it could be found for under $200.
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The striker.
WHY? That thing is over $400 btw.. his budget is under 200 remember?
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post #7 of 27
The Asus P5B Deluxe is a known awesome overclocker. But if you want to go with a 680i chipset then the Asus P5N32-E SLI is another good board, but a little over your budget at $210. And Robilar has a great P5N32-E overclocking guide if you do decide to go that route.
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The striker.
uhh. last I checked that was like 3-400? not it isnt much under 200

Edit: I was looking at the P5N32 bla bla looks like a nice board, and I think I just came across the 650i version for 189!!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131153
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post #9 of 27
Oops I only looked at title. You said BEST C2D mobo.
Yea I would say the DS3. My friend's P5B-Deluxe couldn't do 500 FSB on his e6300.
    
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post #10 of 27
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Planning on getting this version of the C2D, its not the fastest one out but has the 4MB cache and its a bit cheaper Not going for any world records but it will be overclocked anyways so yea.

http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16819115015
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