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Any opinions on the board, good or bad, good reviews on the egg. I am looking for a non sli board. I do want to overclock, don't know the exact cpu yet, will be an x2 though, anywhere from the 3600 bris, to the 6000. Not a gamer pc, more CAD, engineering, solid model, FEA stuff, so need a good solid numbers curncher with a good single card.

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That mobo is a great oc'er, as for the cpu an AM2 3600+ Brisbane would be the smartest way to go. It can be oc'ed to about 3.0Ghz on air and it's only $60.
This one is also good. Biostar
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Originally Posted by highwhey View Post
That mobo is a great oc'er, as for the cpu an AM2 3600+ Brisbane would be the smartest way to go. It can be oc'ed to about 3.0Ghz on air and it's only $60.
arent you talking about the 965 S3.
Dont igp boards have issues with OC's>?
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OK, my bad, I didn't see that this board had onboard graphics. I would be using a PCI--express card, so maybe a different board is in order.

So what is a good non SLI board, good overclocker, stable is what I'm looking for.
    
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