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post #11 of 31
The DQ6 is also a good board.

Vdroop is simply the diference between set and actual voltage used.

Example: In my BIOS I have VCORE set to 1.3v This is what my CPU runs on 24/7
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post #12 of 31
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Oops, sorry, I meant board. I think I might go with the EVGA one, does it OC well?
post #13 of 31
EVGA is a great company for video cards, but I can't say much about their motherboards. I've only owned 2 EVGA mobos in the past, a 650i and a 680i. Both ended up RMA'd and ultimately replaced by boards from other manufacturers.
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post #14 of 31
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I was actually looking at this board and thinking it would be fine. I will eventually sell my card and buy a 9800 GX2. Does this board have PCI-e x16 2.0?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136043
post #15 of 31
You would not be disappointed in the OCing potential. No SLI, though. Other than that, it's pretty much the perfect board.
    
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post #16 of 31
Probably not if it's an older P35. If that's a prerequesite, check on the X38 and X48 boards.
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post #17 of 31
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Anyone know if there is a good board from this list?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...4334966&name=2
post #18 of 31
DFI DK X38-T2RS ($189 @ motherboardpro) gets my vote

Here's the pertinent thread if you have any specific questions...

http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...rs-thread.html
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post #20 of 31
Well you aren't gonna get SLI on a X38 board. Get the new and coming 790i. Or you don't want to wait, the 780i.
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