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Can it do 533 FSB? I didn't think any P965 could.
i dont know, my cpu isnt stable at 405 or more
post #22 of 35
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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.
I don't need one, I just heard they were better for overclocking.
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post #23 of 35
Thought's that if you HAVE to have 533FSB then you might be better off with the Abit or Asus P35 boards. Saving up the extra cash will get you what you need.

I'm not so certain that the DS3P can hit 533FSB but it's certainly worth a try. The highest I've gotten is 496 and I think it's either my memory or cpu holding me back.

Wish I could get my hands on an E6320/420
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Thought's that if you HAVE to have 533FSB then you might be better off with the Abit or Asus P35 boards. Saving up the extra cash will get you what you need.

I'm not so certain that the DS3P can hit 533FSB but it's certainly worth a try. The highest I've gotten is 496 and I think it's either my memory or cpu holding me back.

Wish I could get my hands on an E6320/420
P35-DS3R got 575FSB in this review

http://sg.vr-zone.com/?i=4966&s=8
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post #25 of 35
Well, I'll be damned. >=\\ I should've gotten the DS3R instead. SIGH ***.

Maybe it's the P board? Maybe it's my CPU? I'd get a DS3R but I want Four monitor setup for editing, man. And the DQ6 and DS3P are the only boards from Gigabyte that offer 2 PCI-E slots that aren't SLi.

Let us know when you get your board! I might have to order a DS3R tomorrow... sigh.
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Well, I'll be damned. >=\\ I should've gotten the DS3R instead. SIGH ***.

Maybe it's the P board? Maybe it's my CPU? I'd get a DS3R but I want Four monitor setup for editing, man. And the DQ6 and DS3P are the only boards from Gigabyte that offer 2 PCI-E slots that aren't SLi.

Let us know when you get your board! I might have to order a DS3R tomorrow... sigh.
You got the one with DDR2 and 3 slots, right? I'm thinking that extra complicated-ness would detract from the insane-overclock-ness.
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post #27 of 35
Nah, actually I got the one with two PCI-E slots and DDR2. Right above the one you got but beneath the P35C board.

Knitelife informed me that there's a memory issue in some reviews. I'm about to read the review you posted.
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post #28 of 35
Uhhhh lol. My Bios voltages doesn't look like that.

I can increased by .025 in my bios. O_o; I thought all the new P35's were like that. Maybe I should see if there's a bios update already?
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post #29 of 35
up your PCI-E freq to ~ 110MHz

i had same thing happen to me.. it usually happens when you do an OC around 3GHz
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post #30 of 35
Increase your PCI Express frequency to 110Mhz to fix the issue of only 2x bandwidth.
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