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I was told Intel chipsets are the best for OCing
    
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well if you want to run two cards on intel chipset theyll have to be ati cards
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No I just have a C2D and a 8800GTX
    
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i WAS SAYING IF you wanted
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Originally Posted by Nechen View Post
Whats so great about the P5K besides the wireless? In terms of OC'ing?
The P5K has the latest chipset from Intel, the P35 which is getting some excellent results. It's not about wireless capabilities but OC'ing capabilities.

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Originally Posted by Nechen View Post
BTW it says crossfire ready - does that mean it'll bust my balls trying to run a single 8800GTX?
Not really, I have an Intel chispet and using a GTX, yet, I get some high scores, I broke 12k in 3D'06, pretty good IMO.

As far as GEIL goes? Well, honestly, I think you should stick with Crucial or OCZ instead of GEIL.
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Yeah I'm going Crucial
    
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post #17 of 17
I just hit a new record stable overclock with my new P5K-Deluxe and my E6300.

On my two 680i boards, Asus and Evga, both were top end 680i boards. I got 480MHz FSB stable on both with active cooling on the NB.

Tonight I got to testing my P5K with the water cooling on the NB and I can now go past 500MHz FSB. Right now I am 100% stable at 3.5GHz. I was able to reach the 480-490MHz mark on this board with stock motherboard cooling.

The memory dividers and options are excellent as well. This is a great board with excellent raid capabilities as well.
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