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The TR (That version) doesn't support overclocking quad cores.
Do you have proof?
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im planning on the gigabyte ds3r untill the x38 comes out.
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Is the x38 supposed to be out by the end of August?

also what about this mobo?
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post #15 of 27
P5N-e SLI.

It doesnt need a heatsink on the SB, but newer revisions have them anyways...mine is currently bare. 485fsb stable thus far, supports quad, awesome memory control, i'm not complaining.
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yeah, thats the best with the P5Ne-SLI, it's got everything you'll ever need, and overclocks like a monster. (got mine to 500mhz FSB!!!)
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Well that looks like an awesome board and it puts me nearer to my budget. Also I wont need 500 FSB as I will be going Quad, and wont need that much FSB
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post #18 of 27
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Originally Posted by SZayat View Post
Do you have proof?
Check the box, check evga's website, ask anyone that has one, including me. It can run quad cores, but can't overclock them.

http://www.evga.com/support/faq/afmv...px?faqid=57729
post #19 of 27
TR (T1) and AR (A1) boards are the same hardware.

The T-boards have fewer accessories and a shorter warranty.

That's it. Flash bios P30 and you are good to go (for the 680i SLI boards).


I still very highly recommend using the 650i ultra. It is a simple board with a lot of power. I just set mine up on Friday and have been running rock solid.
I have had a lot of problems with other mobos, but for ~$80 shipped AR, you can't go wrong.

Good luck in your search.

And EVGA has awesome support.
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P5N-e SLI or P965-DS3 rev 3.3
    
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