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Nah, my cousin was cleaning out his pc cabinet and found it in the cpu sleeve that it came in. It doesn't have the box anymore, and he offered to sell it for like $100 or so. I thought it would be fun to play around with. Any suggestions for a MB if I am able to get this chip?
For a chip with a CPU multiplier over 10x (the Opty 180 has a 12x multiplier), motherboard choice isn't as crucial. On the other hand, I would always want to get the best possible board that your budget will allow.

Accordingly, I would recommend any of the following:
  • DFI LANParty UT nF4 Ultra-D
  • DFI LANParty UT nF4 SLI-D/SLI-DR/SLI-DR Expert
  • DFI LANParty UT CFX3200-DR
  • Abit KN8-SLI (very underrated motherboard)
  • ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe
  • Biostar TForce 6100-939 (mATX monster)

The motherboards I've put in bold I have experience with.

Incidentally, I'm looking to unload a board or two. If you want, PM me for more particulars.
    
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offering up my extras here to my fellow 939rs also


1} DFI LANPARTY NF4 ULTRA D
2} 2-1GB OCZ PLATINUM DDR400 2-3-2-5
3} 1GB ADATA 2-512MB DDR500
4} THERMALRIGHT S128 COOLER W/FAN
5] THERMALRIGHT NORTHBRIDGE COOLER HR-05 SLI
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7} ARTIC FREEZER 64 PRO
8} EITHER 2-1GB G-SKILL HZ DDR500 {or} 2-1GB CORSAIR XMS DDR500 {havent decided which set yet}


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BAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! VideoCard driver lock-up! with S&M with 1:34 minutes to go. I ran the high test for 90 minutes ....and the damn Nvidia drivers lock up.
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Sorry to hear that G.O. Is the gfx currently overclocked als were you also including the gpu in the set of tests?
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Sorry to hear that G.O. Is the gfx currently overclocked als were you also including the gpu in the set of tests?
yeah it was overclocked. I completely forgot to set it back to default. Poooo


Good news it seems is the CPU is ok.I could never pass S&M before so I reckon that's a bonus.I'm going to run it again while taking a nap.
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Nice one, glad too see you got your 3 gs back. Its amazing that stripping a chip can reap you the benefits you need. Are you going to test 3.1 next? Or just be happy with what you have?
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Nice one, glad too see you got your 3 gs back. Its amazing that stripping a chip can reap you the benefits you need. Are you going to test 3.1 next? Or just be happy with what you have?
I'll try for 3.1Ghz when I get a watercooled set-up. Right now I'm testing a few Mhz at a time. Fine tune it as I reach higher OC.
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offering up my extras here to my fellow 939rs also

4} THERMALRIGHT S128 COOLER W/FAN
5] THERMALRIGHT NORTHBRIDGE COOLER HR-05 SLI


I hope this doesnt violate any rules here but I wanted to offer these up to you guyz and ladies here first .... pictures can be sent via email of each of these
sign me up for these boss!

I think you still have my e-mail, but if you don't PM me
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Well guys Im placing my order tommorow on the processor and ram, and just wanted to run the ram by you all before I go ahead and get it. This is the ram, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231145 , I know 4gb and ddr2 1000 are overkill for my needs but for the price it is very tempting. Feedback please
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Well guys Im placing my order tommorow on the processor and ram, and just wanted to run the ram by you all before I go ahead and get it. This is the ram, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231145 , I know 4gb and ddr2 1000 are overkill for my needs but for the price it is very tempting. Feedback please
I say go for it. That should give you some OC headroom.
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