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Audi after you get this all sorted arn't you going to be getting or want to get a XBX3? lol..

What exactly do you do for a living?
A LOT of things. Lol. Freelance + Salary and all. And by the time I get it working, yeah, X38 is going to be out and so it's like "What's the point?"

Things were released too close to each other!

End of July is: Qx6850 G0 and X38 Gigabyte Chipset. =\\
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Then why'd you bother getting a P35 Chipset Motherboard? Just to keep your feet warm? By the way, that's a damn nice overclock with a Quad Core. And I know you're going to keep on tweaking and fine-tuning to get the best results.

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Then why'd you bother getting a P35 Chipset Motherboard? Just to keep your feet warm? By the way, that's a damn nice overclock with a Quad Core. And I know you're going to keep on tweaking and fine-tuning to get the best results.

NiNja
Was ready to start my Quad Monitor setup sooner than July. So yeah, it actually was kinda "just to keep my feet warm".

It's going back, though. Will decide if I'm even going to accept another one back or just wait it out with the 965 until X38.

It was fun, though! I still haven't gone to sleep and I found out that my CPU isn't holding me back from higher OC's 3.6 w00t!
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Then why'd you bother getting a P35 Chipset Motherboard? Just to keep your feet warm? By the way, that's a damn nice overclock with a Quad Core. And I know you're going to keep on tweaking and fine-tuning to get the best results.

NiNja

The most limiting factor is heat though so until the G0 stepping quad core comes into play I don't think you can see much, if even 3.0 on air maybe 3.5 on water..'

EDIT: You have 3.6 congrats still though heat will limit you going any further and you probably have water so you can hit 3.6 - 7 but even at that rate
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And this isn't even a QX6850 with a G0 Stepping!

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Yeah I don't think I would've Stabilized the 3.6 with acceptable temps, either. It's good to know, though! I didn't even get a chance to screenshot that because I was so busy trying to get the temps down @ 3.0Ghz again.

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How good is this motherboard? I was thinking of getting a E6600 or a E6420 to go with it.
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The motherboard I have specifically is the DS3P which has two PCI-E lanes. X16 and X4.

I would recommend the DS3R, DS4, or DQ6 P35 boards from Gigabyte based on the VR-Tech review of the DS3R. I'm RMA'ing for a DS4 or DSQ right this moment so we'll see how those do.

Also, you might think about the Asus boards if you have the extra cash. Gigabyte definitely isn't the only option out there for P35 performance and the Abit and P5k seem to be garnering some seriously great reviews!
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aren't the DS3P, DS4 and DQ6 all basically the same board?

DQ6 = 12 Phase Power + CrazyCool
DS4 = 6 Phase Power + Heat Pipes (no Crazy Cool)
DS3P = 6 Phase Power w/out Heat Pipes

the DS3R is different from all of the above.
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DS3R isn't different from those. The P35C DS3 is.

They differ in PCi-E Xx16 slots. I want two to power 4 monitors.

And welcome to OCN.
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