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ill selling my 680i soon. i dont plan on SLI, and i want need to be able to overclock the CPU and GPU at high stable clocks. Budget is around $250. thanks in advance
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Actually, Abit IP35 Pro or Gigabyte X38-DS4 is good but since your budget is $250, Gigabyte EX38-DQ6 or DFI LP LT X38-T2R..
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both look promising lins, thanks, i think i can bump up my budget a bit
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post #4 of 15
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Originally Posted by linskingdom View Post
Actually, Abit IP35 Pro or Gigabyte X38-DS4 is good but since your budget is $250, Gigabyte EX38-DQ6 or DFI LP LT X38-T2R..
Ditto. Those boards have been known to get over 500FSB+......
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post #5 of 15
Abit IP 35PRO (love mine) if you don't want to spend that much, or get a Gigabyte EX38-DQ6 as linskingdom said.
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post #6 of 15
DFI LP P35 Dark. Supposedly an amazing overclocker. Everybody who has one is happy with it . Its only $130 or $140 at newegg now

Also their X38 board, as posted above, since your budget is so high
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post #7 of 15
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what about the DFI LP UT P35 T2R?
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post #8 of 15
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what about the DFI LP UT P35 T2R?
It is a good board but a bit pricy for P35. If you just need basic thing, DFI LP P35 Dark is lot cheaper.
post #9 of 15
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which intel chip is better, the P35 or X38?
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post #10 of 15
I think the big diff between the P35 and X38 is the x38 has dual 16x PCI-e as well as PCI-e 2.0

I have gotten my P35 board up to 500MHz at the highest voltage settings, But it didn't go any higher.
    
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