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I was thinking about the P5N32-E SLI 680I but wanted to know if there was something better for about the same price. I am buying this and g-skill 2gb and a celeron untill july then i will get one of the newer intel chips. So if you could reccomend another board or a just tell me that one is awsome.
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P5N32-E SLI is all you want. Go for it.
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There is nothing better in the 680i chipset with respect to overclocking. There is cheaper that is decent (Like the Asus P5N-E) but not on par with the 680i board.
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If you haven't got the board yet,you may want to check ZipZoomFly it's on sale for 179.99
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Originally Posted by Robilar View Post
There is nothing better in the 680i chipset with respect to overclocking. There is cheaper that is decent (Like the Asus P5N-E) but not on par with the 680i board.
Just want to ask a question pertaining to the ASUS owners, does the Asus P5N32-E have any issues with overclocking quad cores? If not then definately go with ASUS. I went with the EVGA 6801 rev. A1 board because of the improved hardware change that is supposed to allow for more stable OC with the quads. I have been very impressed with the EVGA board and their customer support!
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There isn't an issue per se. Its just that there is an FSB limit (the highest I've seen is just under 400 FSB) with the quads. It depends on which quad you get though because the QX6700 and QX6800 are both unlocked cores which means you can up the multi and the FSB to get very high, stable OC's with this board. the Q6600 is a bit more limited.
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