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Please recommend me cheap mb that will support SLI and overcloacking.

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Hi whats the best price performance mb for amd, that will support sli and overclock. what brand should I be looking for?

he will be getting the amd 6400+

Thanks.
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anyone? please hes placing a order, so we are just looking for the mb... thanks...
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post #3 of 8
At $169 for a AMD 6400+

He could get a Intel E2180 and a P35 Gigabyte for the same price and have a more overclockable and faster PC

Gigabyte P35
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128084

Intel E2180 (allendale, core2duo architecture)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116052
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730i board I suppose?
    
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post #5 of 8
If he chooses to continue to go with amd, a cheap solution would be the M2N-SLI Deluxe. If you want to spend the $30 more he can get the M2N32-SLI Deluxe Wifi edition, or for $60 more he can go all the way with the M2N32-SLI Premium Vista Edition.

I have both the M2N-SLI and the M2N32 Premium and they are both excellent boards. Aside from exterior toys such as screenduo and remote, both boards feature basically the same OCing potential. The m2n32 has a bit more leeway on a few areas though, and comes with some accessories to make life easer. Such as dual heatpipe passive cooling, plus a clip-mountable fan which can be located in 2 positions for optimal cooling and not to interfere with chassis airflow.
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post #6 of 8
Gigabyte GA-M57SLI-S4 , I got mine for $54.00 shipped on www.mwave.com. I just hooked everything up today, i am overclocked at 2.94GHZ in only a few steps, still have tweaking to do, which i COULD NOT do stable on my ASUS-M2N-E , stay away from the ASUS!
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post #7 of 8
The M57SLI-S4! I have oced my 6400 to 3.522 stable on orthos for about 10 hrs with temps never getting over 53c. Also my processor and heatsink are lapped.
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ASUS-M2n SLI DELUXE!
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