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post #1 of 11
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I am looking for a good Mobo for a E6420. I want to be able to OC it to about 3.0Ghz. Wireless is a bonus. My price range is $230 CAD Max.

The one in my sig looks good, just wondering if there are any other (wireless or cheaper ones)
post #2 of 11
P5b DLX w/wifi, but i think thats @ $230 CAD

http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...806&cid=MB.157
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eVGA 680i The TR Version
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post #4 of 11
I have both the Evga 680i and the ASUS P5N32-E, and the ASUS is much better. You can get higher OC's on it because the FSB goes higher, and it is basically a Striker Extreme without all the extras like the exterior lighting.
post #5 of 11
o yeah, and personally, I think the 640mb version of the 8800GTS is a waste of money. go for the 320Mb version. (unless it will help tons on the DX10 games, which i dont know whether it will or not)
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post #6 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by subliminally incorrect View Post
o yeah, and personally, I think the 640mb version of the 8800GTS is a waste of money. go for the 320Mb version. (unless it will help tons on the DX10 games, which i dont know whether it will or not)
with higher res. it will,but if you not running really high res 320 will most likely do for awhile,ill get mine on wensday geforce 7300gs is st#t
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post #7 of 11
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These all seem like good choices. Do you know if there are any real important differences between the 650i and the 680i?
post #8 of 11
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??
post #9 of 11
Most important is that the 680i uses more PCI Express lanes.

680i SLI got 2x PCI Ex 16
650i SLI uses 8x + 8x with 2 Graphics Cards or 16x + 4x with single one
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post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by MESeidel View Post
Most important is that the 680i uses more PCI Express lanes.

680i SLI got 2x PCI Ex 16
650i SLI uses 8x + 8x with 2 Graphics Cards or 16x + 4x with single one
650i in SLi is 8x8 with x2 for the Pci-e1 as it has 18 lanes total unles you get the P5N32-e Plus
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