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If anyone knows this would be very helpful. I just picked up an E6320 and a Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3. I was surfing the Gigabyte site when I noticed a BIOS update which states that it adds support for the E6320 & 6420. Will this motherboard at least boot and allow me to flash the bios to the updated version? Or am I off to find a compatable processor that will allow me to update the bios so that I can drop my 6320 back in? Thanks again.
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that's a good question, and one i don't know for certain but i'd venture to geuss that it might only pick up one core, or recognize it as a differnt c2d...
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thats fine with me as long as it will allow me to flash it with out any problems
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I don't think you'll have any problem booting up with that combo, and you should be all set to upgrade the BIOS w/out having to put a diff. CPU in to do it.

You gonna overclock? Let us know how it goes. I'm running the same combo at an easy 333Mhz FSB (cheap 667 memory, dunno if it will run higher yet, will try later).

Once I start doing some more video editing again, I might then feel the urge to try to increase the FSB more, depending on how high the Kingston DDR2-667 1GB can go, I guess I couldn't go below 1:1 ration on the memory (even if I wanted to) on this DS3 board?

I saw on Bensbargains.net some PQI 2 x 1GB DDR2-800 memory for $95, but the link wouldn't work... (outpost.com / frys.com)

Oh, I didn't even check yet, if mine came with the latest BIOS, will look tomorrow.
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i tryed the f11, they didnt work out with my 6400, so i went back to f10
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Well I tried it and it wouldnt boot, I am playing with different motherboards now, I have one in the for sale section, the other one I returned, going to play with a few others still havent decided which ones I want yet though, just testing till I find one I like.
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well if you have the ds3 is it 3.3 ver with the e6400 you should be able to o-c nicely,with good ram p-s,imo
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the one I had was a version 1.33
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