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ok so i have an Opteron 175, socket 939 chip. The Board im currently using is an ASUS A8V-XE board, and its ok. I can overclock it to about 2.5 before i get unstable boots or it jsut ****s up. What i wanted to know was, anybody out there know of a good socket 939 board that isnt too much that i can still get some good overclocking features on? I have been looking on newegg.com for the last few days now and not shure if soem of the other ones are there. i plan on building whent he new Quad Opty's come out so i dont want to waste alot of money on this, i jsut want a decent board to play around with. Anybody have any ideas or even links to somewhere i can pick up a decent socket 939 overclokcer board?

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There has been more than a few good 939 MBs in the For Sale section lately!
Retail...
Very good MB... the best are going fast since there no longer in production!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131568
    
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EDIT: bad link same as duke

nuff said
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I can't tell what the links to newegg go to. It says to me that the item is no longer available. Personally, I run the ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe...and its a great overclocker. My chip and RAM is what's holding me back with it. Plus it has true 16x SLI....which is a pretty cool feature I haven't played with yet.
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
I can't tell what the links to newegg go to. It says to me that the item is no longer available. Personally, I run the ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe...and its a great overclocker. My chip and RAM is what's holding me back with it. Plus it has true 16x SLI....which is a pretty cool feature I haven't played with yet.
well thats the exact mobo.

The dukes link works but mine doesn't.

However me and the duke recommended the same board
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well thats the exact mobo.

The dukes link works but mine doesn't.

However me and the duke recommended the same board
Well that's good then. See, three different people suggest that board....and they have good reason, trust me! I can hit 333 front side bus without any problems (have to lower my multi down to 7.5 though on this chip). I'd love to see this board running an Opty for someone!!!
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I love my AM2 version of that board. The heatpipe/fins on the northbridge and southbridge are positioned perfectly. With a CPU heatsink w/ fan pointing toward the back of the case (like it should be) you get lots of airflow over the fins cooling the north and southbridge. Dropped my mobo temps from 45C to 36C So now we're 4/4 saying get that board (and don't blame us if you hate it haha).
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