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GIGABYTE GA-965P-DS3 or ASUS P5K LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX

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Which would you purchase, and why?

GIGABYTE GA-965P-DS3 LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128012

ASUS P5K LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131180
post #2 of 14
I'd go with the P5K, but I've heard the P5kC version is better.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...31188&Tpk=P5kC
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post #3 of 14
P5K by far.

Even thought the P965 is a great chipset, the P35 on the P5K is one heck of an overclocker. Check out CyberDruid's experiances with the board. For $150, its a great buy.
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they are based on two different chipset. P35 is what suppose to replace P35. Of course get p5k
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also take a look at gigabyte's ds3r p35 offering:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128050
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I have an issue here, I'm trying to search for the P35 on Fry's Electronics website... and I can't find the p5k its only in the deluxe.. also same with compusa and tiger direct.. can someone do a search for me and see if they have it on the site???? I'm either blind or stupid
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I have an issue here, I'm trying to search for the P35 on Fry's Electronics website... and I can't find the p5k its only in the deluxe.. also same with compusa and tiger direct.. can someone do a search for me and see if they have it on the site???? I'm either blind or stupid
Why not get them off Newegg?
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post #8 of 14
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Is this essentially the same thing as the P35 ? Will I see a drastic difference??

http://shop2.outpost.com/product/510...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
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great board, but not p35 material
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post #10 of 14
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I'd go with the P5K, but I've heard the P5kC version is better.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...31188&Tpk=P5kC
yea it looks much better too-- the P5K is uuuugly.
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