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Quad board- would you? :thinking:

post #1 of 8
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Hey,

Found this motherboard online:

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...d=5&subcat=205

Due to the fact i have next to no money lol
and i want to upgrade to quad at the price drops,
Do you think i would be making a mistake buying this board?
im not too fussy about overclocking the quad.


p.s i have the money to but it now.. just waiting on some advice.
Thanx

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post #2 of 8
Well, it would be nowhere near as good as your current board. However, if you really want to go quad, I would just wait until the price drops (save up) and then sell off your current CPU and board.
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It seems fine, but why dont you just save some money and get a board later on, prices of the processors arent really gonna jump up again..
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save up for later. p d at 3.6 should hold you til then

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post #5 of 8
Just went to ASUS' site and read the specs for your board. It appears that with a BIOS update it should support quad core chips.
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Sorry i didnt update my sig rig xD im running my PD @ 2.8 on the OEM board it came with. Coz i burned out my E6600 + P5W. friends + beer + games dont mix :\\ bought them off a friend so i couldnt RMA, apparently he 'lost' all the paper work :|

My question is really though, do you think i'd have problems with the board?
I'm not fussy about OC'in the Q6600 quad right away. As ill proberly save up for a more expensive board in the future.

I just wanna know.. is it safe to put a quad on there?

Thanx alot for the quick replies guys

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post #7 of 8
if you don't want to overclock it then that board shouldn't be too bad, but make sure you have a retail copy of windows or it won't transfer legally to the new board.
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thanx alot,
yeah i have legal versions of windoze :]
+ rep guys thanx :]
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