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Well, a cap fell off my striker extreme because ASUS decides to place huge capacitors right next to the PCI-E slot. I put the cap right back into place correctly, with +/- correct, and the thing just shorts out when I turn the PSU on. It turns on, and then turns off. But if I test start the PSU, the PSU works so thats ruled out.

I need a new mobo, away from this Striker Extreme.

Whats recommended for me and my E6700 C2D LGA 775, 2x 8800GTX, and 4GB RAM?
Im hoping to later upgrade to quad.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188026

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=evga%2b780i
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EVGA 122-CK-NF68-T1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188012

It's cheap, overclocks quads great. Tried, tested and true.
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Originally Posted by ChrisB17 View Post
Another vote for the EVGA 750iFTW. Been playing with an E6300 B2 and currently sitting at 3.15GHz. It also is doing well with quads. Check out the thread in this section. BTW I so want an E6700 for this board I bet you could hit close to 4GHZ on it.
    
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The EVGA 780i is a good board, but is having some notorious problems, e.g. video corruption, SATA optical drive issues. It's kind of crap shoot getting a functional board.
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Originally Posted by Penicilyn View Post
EVGA 122-CK-NF68-T1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188012

It's cheap, overclocks quads great. Tried, tested and true.
hm - does that support 45nm because on the top it says Wolfdale supported?


either that or the 750i because I dont want to pay big big bucks.
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hm - does that support 45nm because on the top it says Wolfdale supported?


either that or the 750i because I dont want to pay big big bucks.
IIRC the 680is can support Core2 45nm but not Quad core 45nm.
    
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
hm - does that support 45nm because on the top it says Wolfdale supported?


either that or the 750i because I dont want to pay big big bucks.
No 680i will not support 45nm quad cores. That why I suggested board that could

*Edit* DAMNIT beat LOL.
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I will most likely go with the 750i.... or the 780i if I have enough money.
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