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Hey, i'm wondering if there are any good OCing microATX motherboards, either Intel or AMD. I'm interested in a board for one of those Thermaltake LANboxes. I'd prefer it to have onboard video; if it doesn't, that's cool.
post #2 of 13
For AMD... I'd get a BIOSTAR tForce:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138061

And a few Intel boards that could work:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...page=2&bop=And
    
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I have the mini version of the Gigabyte S3 in my HTPC rig paired with a E6400. It is a good overclocker, but with the BIOS I have, it doesn't have many options for OCing, but there are better BIOSes.
post #5 of 13
Look for the Abit fatal1ty F-I90HD. Apparently that's a pretty good overclocker.
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Originally Posted by mth91 View Post
Look for the Abit fatal1ty F-I90HD. Apparently that's a pretty good overclocker.
Isn't that for AMD, not Intel?
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Isn't that for AMD, not Intel?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127023
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As for onboard video, it has an x1250, which is pretty good for an onboard.
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I just recently saw a Gigabyte board with a G33 chipset. Its FSB is rated 1066/1333. Does that mean it's guaranteed to be able to hit 333MHz on the FSB since it supposedly supports the new 1333 chips?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128053
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Is that intel or amd?
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