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post #1 of 8
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heej peepz,

i've just ordered a new system..
with a mobo i wasn't sure if it was good for overclock etc..
it is a P35 model tho.

the details are at the following link:
http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Pro...ID=44&LanID=20

anyone has some experience with this mobo?
o ye and i ordered a Intel E2160 with it.
kingston 2GB ram..

and GeForce 8600GT XFX XXX version
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I have no experience with that particular motherboard... But ECS in general has never been good to me, and very poor overclockers from what I understand...

Hopefully they have stepped up there boards by now...

All you can do is try when you get it..

Check out the intel OC thread in the "Intel CPU" section..

Some advice.. Come by sites like this B4 you order.. We may get you real confused with many different suggestions, but they will all be good ones im sure..

PS: that XFX card runs hot... be sure to keep an eye on it... My friend has one, idles at 61c with a good case and airflow
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ecs motherboards are generally known to have nearly no options for overclocking.
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Unfortunately, I have heard the same. ECS boards don't o/c very well, if at all. Let us know how it o/c's would ya.
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post #5 of 8
yea i have a 945gctm/1333 which has no overclocking options whatsoever, but this is a rather old chipset. i think ecs is only good for being on a cheap budget not really hardcore overclockers
post #6 of 8
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Yea the board is pretty cheap,
but it has a P35 chipset.. and someone said it has a nice FBS wall.
so i could oc it.'


@10acjed the card is from XFX GeForce 8800GT XXX edition (with zalman cooler)

it is automaticly on it.
so i put 2 euro more to get it with a zalman hehe..

but as far as i know the E2160 CPU is a good choice..
they say its the best overclock Dual core.
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yup E2160 is a really nice overclocker. You will want to get an aftermarket cooler to get the most out of that chip.
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post #8 of 8
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yea i've ordered a Zalman CPU cooler for it..

the Zalman CNPS9500 AT
hope it is enough to get nice performance out of it..
and at the same time i hope it is cooling well

any1 has experience with this cooler?
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