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The Q9300 is not a good OCer because of the 7.5 multi. Most boards cant handle a 500fsb.
Look into the Q6700(10multi). Most of the good chips go to the Q67 and they are suppose to be able to hit 3.5GHz+ easily. (Q66 and Q67 are actually the same chip but not all chips OC the same). The gigabyte DS3L is a wonderful board if you dont want crossfire/sli.
http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...3l-thread.html
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Oh wow, 3.9GHz on a Q6600 G0. That's quite impressive.

Hmm, yes, a very good board indeed. Thing is, I'm not sure what kind of graphic card solution I'd go with.. Maybe at least two in the future, but perhaps there may be a two card solution board for a price not too much higher. *checks*

*EDIT*

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128082 This board seems to be good, may be single card, but having the choice of DDR2 or DDR3 is pretty nice for future upgrades.
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