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So P965 or P35?
    
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Voting p35 for the sudden influx of great reviews.

Sometimes, it's hard for people to break away from what they trust. I'd go P35 if I were to rebuild!
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the best for OVERCLOCKING are intel based chipsets. 965/975
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Those reviews are OVERCLOCKING reviews...
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Then what f*cking good is the nForce for then? *Cries*

I shouldn't have based my excellent experience from my AMD machines for buying this

I went with nForce because the nForce4 AMD Skt939 system I had was creamalicious in its prime.
    
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Then what f*cking good is the nForce for then? *Cries*

I shouldn't have based my excellent experience from my AMD machines for buying this

I went with nForce because the nForce4 AMD Skt939 system I had was creamalicious in its prime.
nForce works well w/ AMD. Not Intel.
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nForce works well w/ AMD. Not Intel.
Oh god are you serious?
    
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post #18 of 29
Best chipsets for overclocking a Core 2 Duo CPU: Intel P965 with ICH8-R, Intel 975X with ICH7-R and the latest and greatest, Intel P35 with an ICH9-R.
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Best chipsets for overclocking a Core 2 Duo CPU: Intel P965 with ICH8-R, Intel 975X with ICH7-R and the latest and greatest, Intel P35 with an ICH9-R.
Whats ICR9-R?

What are you referring to?
    
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post #20 of 29
It isn't that simple. With divulging the P35 / X38 into the mixture, it goes something like this:

Stability:

Intel 975X
Intel P965
Nvidia 680i
Nvidia 650i

Memory Bandwidth:

Intel P965
Nvidia 680i
Nvidia 650i
Intel 975X

FSB:

Intel P965
Nvidia 680i
Nvidia 650i

Graphics Solutions:

Nvidia 680i
Nvidia 650i
Intel 975X
Intel P965

People seem to forget that the P35 is not an enthusiast / high end solution. People are jumping on the P35 like hotcakes. X38 is the real enthusiast chipset.
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