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Hey everyone.

My Gigabyte P35 DS3R just bit the dust. It tries to power up but constantly shuts down and restarts. It used to be that it would do that a couple times and then flip back to default BIOS settings but lately it's just in a power on power off loop. Doesn't even POST. Tried all the usual things like pulling CMOS battery and unplugging every component except the usual suspects but nada.

I'm looking for a new motherboard and would like some suggestions based on what I have:

850w OCZ gamexstream PSU
Intel 6600 C2D
OCZ 8500 Reaper
Tuniq Tower
EVGA 8800 GTS 640 MB
X-Fi Fatality sound card.
2x 34 GB WD Raptors RAIDed
1x 500 GB matrox
1x350 GB Matrox
DVD, floppy.

I could get another of the same MB but honestly after working with it I find that things aren't laid out that well and it's difficult to work with after it's in the case.

Thoughts?
Edited by spinoza - 5/27/08 at 4:27pm
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
e6600@3.0GHz LanParty DK P35 T2RS EVGA 8800GTS 640 Corsair Dominator 5-5-5-15@1000MHz 
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2x34GB Raptor Samsung SH-S182F Acer 2416wd OCZ GameXStream 850W 
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2x34GB Raptor Samsung SH-S182F Acer 2416wd OCZ GameXStream 850W 
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post #2 of 6
Gigabyte EP35-DS4 or Evga 780i A1

any is fine
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Core2 Extreme 780i FTW 8800GT 4GB GSkill 
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500GB WD Sony Nec 20x DVD Burner, Samsung 20x DVD Burner Vista Ultimate 64 19 Inch Sony LCD 
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Core2 Extreme 780i FTW 8800GT 4GB GSkill 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB WD Sony Nec 20x DVD Burner, Samsung 20x DVD Burner Vista Ultimate 64 19 Inch Sony LCD 
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post #4 of 6
Do not get an NVIDIA board unless you want SLi.

DFI DK P35

DFI DK X38

DFI DK X48
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i7 5820K MSI X99A SLI PLUS EVGA GTX 1070 FTW 4x8GB G.Skill Ripjaws  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 Pro Samsung 850 Evo Noctua NH-D15 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2515H Happy Hacking Keyboard 2  EVGA Supernova 750 G2 Corsair 600Q 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G403 Steelseries QcK Mass M-Audio AV40 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 @ 3.7 HT Gigabyte X58A-UD3R VisionTek 4870x2 3x4GB's G.Skill Ripjaws 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB AAKS, 2x 640GB AAKS, 2x 1TB Samsung SH-S203B Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Samsung 245BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Happy Hacking Keyboard 2 Silverstone OP850 Antec 1200 [Three Nanoxia FX12] [Two San Ace 1011] Logitech G500 
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Razer eXactMat 
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i7 3615QM GT 650M 16GB DDR3 256GB SSD 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 5820K MSI X99A SLI PLUS EVGA GTX 1070 FTW 4x8GB G.Skill Ripjaws  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 Pro Samsung 850 Evo Noctua NH-D15 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2515H Happy Hacking Keyboard 2  EVGA Supernova 750 G2 Corsair 600Q 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G403 Steelseries QcK Mass M-Audio AV40 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 @ 3.7 HT Gigabyte X58A-UD3R VisionTek 4870x2 3x4GB's G.Skill Ripjaws 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB AAKS, 2x 640GB AAKS, 2x 1TB Samsung SH-S203B Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Samsung 245BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Happy Hacking Keyboard 2 Silverstone OP850 Antec 1200 [Three Nanoxia FX12] [Two San Ace 1011] Logitech G500 
Mouse Pad
Razer eXactMat 
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i7 3615QM GT 650M 16GB DDR3 256GB SSD 
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post #5 of 6
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Never looked at a DFI board before.
Looks like people are happy with it.

A little more research and I'll post back what I end up with.

Thanks again...
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
e6600@3.0GHz LanParty DK P35 T2RS EVGA 8800GTS 640 Corsair Dominator 5-5-5-15@1000MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
2x34GB Raptor Samsung SH-S182F Acer 2416wd OCZ GameXStream 850W 
Case
Antec 900 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
e6600@3.0GHz LanParty DK P35 T2RS EVGA 8800GTS 640 Corsair Dominator 5-5-5-15@1000MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
2x34GB Raptor Samsung SH-S182F Acer 2416wd OCZ GameXStream 850W 
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Antec 900 
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post #6 of 6
The DFI DK P35 is a great board.
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