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P5K Vanilla just as good as a P5K Deluxe?

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This is in response to this OC'ing news thread http://www.overclock.net/news-overcl...broke-fsb.html



Secondly is this the P5K Vanilla they're talking about? http://www.overclock.net/news-overcl...broke-fsb.html
a G33 chipset? huh?

I didn't even know there was a G33 chipset out? I only knew about the P35.

That being said should I spend the extra $100 some-odd dollars on the Deluxe or get the P5K-V and spend the money on something else like better RAM?
    
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Get the deluxe. You won't be sorry you did. They are probably the best boards AMD, or Intel
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cool cool

anyone else object to that?
    
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Get the P5K, only difference is WiFi and I doubt you need any higher than a 600mhz FSB.
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doesn't the bios have more options in the P5K Deluxe than the P5K-V??
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I'm confused lol...

is the Deluxe so much because of the WiFi? I dont really need that...lol
    
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Click

That will put some lead in your pencil.
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post #9 of 10
The P5K Deluxe does have added bios features that the P5K does not. Dont know if they are worth to price to some, but they are a nice bonus.

Examples:
CPU Voltage Dampening in the bios that eliminates vdrop (no more pencil required)
1T and 2T Memory Timing

There may be more, but those are the ones I know of for now. As far as bare bones, balls out OCing, I would not be the one to tell you.

But I was able to improve my SuperPI 1M time to 11.687s with the P5K Deluxe on my quad core.
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post #10 of 10
The deluxe rocks the transaction booster as well, dunno if the Vanilla does. I just leave it on auto but I know it showed an improvement on memory bandwidth over the 500FSB Strap.
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