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ROFL. Yeah you ain't gonna get 500FSB on that board. Silly head!

Asus for you!
I did though... it was stable for an hour in orthos until I stopped it. But then I noticed that my PCI-express was @ 1X and it went downhill from there with a few random reboots and crashes.
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I did though... it was stable for an hour in orthos until I stopped it. But then I noticed that my PCI-express was @ 1X and it went downhill from there with a few random reboots and crashes.
Wow I definitely couldn't get 500FSB on my own, but maybe it was the CPU in my case.

Sorry to hear that, man.
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Wow I definitely couldn't get 500FSB on my own, but maybe it was the CPU in my case.

Sorry to hear that, man.
So do you think I should RMA this board because of the 2X issue or just sell it and hope the next person has better luck?

My P35-DS3R is already on the way
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Bios update possibly?
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Bios update possibly?
Got the latest, F11.
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So do you think I should RMA this board because of the 2X issue or just sell it and hope the next person has better luck?

My P35-DS3R is already on the way
Yeah go for it. RMA it, though, just in case it's a bad board. Don't wanna hand it off to someone else and make them unhappy.

I got my P35 DS3R in... is there any reason why you're sticking with Gigabyte specifically? I've been hearing nothing but fantastic things about the Asus boards.

I stick with Gigabyte for OS reasons, but, wish I could try out an Asus board for Overclocking.
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Yeah go for it. RMA it, though, just in case it's a bad board. Don't wanna hand it off to someone else and make them unhappy.

I got my P35 DS3R in... is there any reason why you're sticking with Gigabyte specifically? I've been hearing nothing but fantastic things about the Asus boards.

I stick with Gigabyte for OS reasons, but, wish I could try out an Asus board for Overclocking.
I dunno... gigabyte is cheap and I've had lots of 'em. They can be quirky though, which is annoying. Any other good high FSB boards for around $135?
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I dunno... gigabyte is cheap and I've had lots of 'em. They can be quirky though, which is annoying. Any other good high FSB boards for around $135?
i got my ASUS P5B Deluxe NIB for 122 shipped...
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i got my ASUS P5B Deluxe NIB for 122 shipped...
Can it do 533 FSB? I didn't think any P965 could.
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Do you need P35 Chipset? Madamax got an Abit Quad but I think it's like 150+. I know the P5k is 150.00 on NewEgg.

If you've got no reason to go from 965 to p35, you might fare better going with tried-and-true 965/945 chipsets: More info, more support, larger community.
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