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Am I wrong in saying the DFI Blood Iron OC's quads very well?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136038

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im not too concerned about Crossfire or SLI as i will probably never do it. i am mainly using it for Photoshop, web stuff, and VMware.

i will be reusing my 7800GT in my sig since all my gaming is done on my Wii anyways

hm..i noticed that the max fsb of the bloodiron is 1333 where the gigabyte in question is 1600.
    
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post #13 of 28
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Originally Posted by blazin-asian View Post
i noticed that the max fsb of the bloodiron is 1333 where the gigabyte in question is 1600.
Well for the Q6600 you only need 1066FSB and if you want to go for the newest quad cores, their FSB is that of 1333 but the QX9770 is 1600FSB.

Personally I would go with the bloodiron
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I Have been using this mobo for a few weeks and love it.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136043
yup, for the price of this board, cannot get any better for the performance.

I have been eye ballin tis board for a little while and am gonna try to get it after april for my kid.
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i was gonna use this mod to get the fsb up to 1333

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...highlight=bsel

i read some of the reviews on newegg on the BloodIron and someone said that BIOS updates were only done with floppy? are u kidding me? even my s939 DFI lets me update via WinFlash.

this is still true, right?

EDIT: ok, looks like i will most likely be going for the DFI LANPARTY DK P35-T2RS since a lot of people have had good luck OCing their quad on it.

i havent bought it yet, so any recommendations are still appreciated.

thanks everyone!
    
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I noticed you said you were going to be running 4x1gb RAM. For overclocking it's not usually a good idea to populate all four slots. You should try to get 2x2gb for better stability in overclocking.
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hmm...really. i didnt know that. i noticed a lot of people using the Crucial Ballistix 8500 and they dont have a 4gb kit. looks like a lot of people are doing 4x1gb sticks.
    
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hmm...really. i didnt know that. i noticed a lot of people using the Crucial Ballistix 8500 and they dont have a 4gb kit. looks like a lot of people are doing 4x1gb sticks.
here u go

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148183
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I saw that too, but he said he wanted DDR2 1066.
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post #20 of 28
Q6600 is a 9x cpu. Must to know the fact that the OC will be most likely settle down around 4G. The fsb is 455, which most P35/x38 has no problem to do this. So, fsb should not be the key factor to pick a board. Good layout, features and user friend's BIOS should be part of selection. With that says, I agreed everyone here to recommend DFI Blood iron. It is a good board. Gigabyte P35-DS3R or Abit IP35 Pro is another good option. For ram, it will be nice to do 2x2GB mode because most boards are very picky about 4X1GB mode.
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