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post #1 of 14
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Hello!

my GA-X38-DS4 DIED!!
well... i killed it.

soo i need a new mother board...

its gotta be ok with my e8400.

my budget is around $180-200 US



i had the abit ip35 pro in mind...
will it have any problems with my cpu? is it a good overclocker?


thanks heaps guys!
Edited by thankspataks - 5/17/08 at 5:55pm
    
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post #2 of 14
id go for the gigabyte P35 ds3l they reach amazing FSB speed clocks and are stable and provide a decent performance boost over the earlier 965 chipsets.
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post #3 of 14
DFI DK P35 - Great board. Great layout. Great colour scheme. Great OC'ability.
post #4 of 14
why dont you just rma your board?
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post #5 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2-play View Post
id go for the gigabyte P35 ds3l they reach amazing FSB speed clocks and are stable and provide a decent performance boost over the earlier 965 chipsets.
I would 2.
post #6 of 14
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i cant rma because i scratched the bottom of it while removing the tuniq tower backplate i should have done this before the lan party
    
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post #7 of 14
If you are looking for a stable and user friendly board, Abit Pro is the way to go. It was $139 at egg but now is $179.
Edited by linskingdom - 5/17/08 at 5:57pm
post #8 of 14
id go with the gigabyte P35 ds3, im selling mine if interested
post #9 of 14
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i have heard the ds3l isnt a very good OCer for quads?
    
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post #10 of 14
you want the dfi dark p35
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