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iv been thinking. since im not planning to play the lastest games on max settings and trying to get the highest beachmark numbers...

whats a good mobo that doenst have SLI or Xfire?

my mobo budget is around $200.

my CPU is E8400.
im still thinking about getting the 9600GT EVGA. or switch to a 8800GT for more Stream Processors.
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i would suggest the gigabyte P35-DS3L. if you dont run raid or sli, you cant go wrong with this.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128059
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hey that was my very first choose back then i wanted to build a computer.

but isnt it a bit old =p

i'll ask some people what they think first.
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Mmmm I would love to say the Gigabyte P35-DS3R or L but....I would rather have the DFI LANPARTY DK P35-T2RS for $139.99 instead....I am pretty much in love with it.....however I will just stick with the DS3R for now....
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lol that was my second mobo when i found out about it.
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post #6 of 19
ASUS P5k-e wifi... Its the best they've got for P35


Btw Gigabyte sucks, I have no respect for them AT ALL... there site sucks, and there Service is terrible.
post #7 of 19
EVGA 750iFTW for my vote.
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post #8 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by bluedevil View Post
I would rather have the DFI LANPARTY DK P35-T2RS for $139.99 instead.
What this man says. I have one of these boards. Little crackers! 3.4Ghz like it was nothng.
post #9 of 19
There is a used Blood Iron in the For Sale section, great seller too whom I've purchased from
http://www.overclock.net/sale/320822...lood-iron.html
    
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post #10 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by wigseryc View Post
What this man says. I have one of these boards. Little crackers! 3.4Ghz like it was nothing.
Listen to this man. He made me buy one of these boards yesterday

It has solid capacitors which are good for OC'ing and it is on the ICH9R(SB), P35(NB)chipset. And for a good solid price.

Oh, did i mention it glows under UV light

EDIT: These things have hit 540FSB so they are not a shoddy board in any terms
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