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650i or P965 ?

Poll Results: Which one ?

 
  • 40% (10)
    ASUS P5N-E SLI
  • 60% (15)
    ASUS P5B Series
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post #1 of 21
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Which one ?

1. ASUS P5N-E SLI
2. ASUS P5B Series
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post #2 of 21
Do you plan to go Sli in the future?
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post #3 of 21
Thread Starter 
I'm not sure
maybe later ...
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post #4 of 21
i think the 650i overclockes better, and sli is usefull in the future.
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post #5 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by P.J View Post
I'm not sure
maybe later ...
Same boat as me then. Im a total newb at Oc'ing but i found it easy to hit 2.9Ghz. With the P5Ne, you will need to get a small low profile heatsink for the SB if it doesnt come with one as the early version didnt, and either reseat the NB with AS5 or put a NB cooler on. Thats all you really need to do with it and it supports the 1333mhz chips coming out soon.
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post #6 of 21
Seriously I'd choose a newer P35 chipset board, they're OCing monsters but that is only if you weren't going SLi...

I chose the P5B because of my personal experiences with the P5N32E-sli, I have one sitting in my basement collecting dust... It really capped my quad core OCing results I couldn't get anywhere over 3Ghz stably, and anywhere over 3.2 wouldn't boot, the CMOS, took hours for me to clear, the OC protection feature failed, and I RMAd one after a bad BIOS flash to the latest stable release, 1103, overall I'd suggest a P5K Deluxe, I'm able to boot @ 4.0Ghz and am stably @ 3.3 ATM, working towards 3.4....
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post #7 of 21
If you want SLI then you have no choice. If not, definitely P965.
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post #8 of 21
Forget those two and go with something that'll be great for overclocking and who needs SLI? pointless!

Anyhow, the P35s are here and they're better than those two, so ASUS P5K series. The Deluxe version preferably or a GIGABYTE with a P35 as well. And by P35 I mean the new chipset.

BTW, lately, look at how many threads are being posted by people having issues with their nForce 6xx, it's deja vu all over again.
post #9 of 21
Thread Starter 
But P35 is a bit pricey. Is P5K (ICH9) better that P5B Plus (ICH8R) ?

P5K: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131180
P5B Plus: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131177
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