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im stuck between choosing some mobos, im not particulalrly looking for sli but i may upgrade to it later im not sure. im just looking for a good overclocker!

Gigabyte 965p ds3 rev3.3
Asus p5n32 sli
Asus p5b Deluxe


i was leaning towards the gigabyte but i can get the asus's warranty repaired versions for cheaper.
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post #2 of 6
i would have to say the ds3

i know a few people with it that are very happy with it, but if you may be considering sli i would have to say the p5n32
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post #3 of 6
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Originally Posted by Puckbandit35 View Post
i would have to say the ds3

i know a few people with it that are very happy with it, but if you may be considering sli i would have to say the p5n32
completly agreed
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post #5 of 6
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between the gigabyte i can get either the

GA 965P DS3
GA 965P-DS3P

anyone know if theres any differences between overclocking? the P version has firewire and another pci e slot i think
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post #6 of 6
The DS3P i believe suppose to be the more durable one as Gigabyte puts it but either one is good and will get the job done nicely.

But if you are thinking on sli then i would go ASUS p5n32
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