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Well im also in the process of cutting/modding my Rocketfish so that I have excellent airflow. So do you guys think the UT is needed or the LT would suffice with 6+ 110-120CFM fans blowing the crap outta the case.
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post #12 of 20
Shall I direct you to the "Annual PC Spending" thread Microman XD.

There are a lot of votes for the Gigabyte board. Might as well go with that.


EDIT : LT is fine. Massive NB heatsink
Edited by MomijiTMO - 6/2/08 at 9:02pm
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There are a lot of votes for the Gigabyte board. Might as well go with that.
The only thing im afraid of, although I haven't done any research on the GB board. Is that I know they had horrible Vdroop on the P35, which I dunno if it was present on the X38 or present X48. But I also like myself a challenge and heard that the GB has nowhere near the options of the DFI.
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DFI really do have a lot of options in the DFI Genie menu that people get lost. The Gigabyte X48 board is really good for high FSB.
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The only thing im afraid of, although I haven't done any research on the GB board. Is that I know they had horrible Vdroop on the P35, which I dunno if it was present on the X38 or present X48. But I also like myself a challenge and heard that the GB has nowhere near the options of the DFI.
but they clock SOO well http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc.php?id=304363
and it took my 8400 to over 4.7 like i said
    
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DFI really do have a lot of options. The Gigabyte X48 board is really good for high FSB.
Really, I remember the old DFI boards were really good at high FSB and small FSB walls.
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Get what ever you fancy more. Both boards perform well. Have a look at the living reviews on Clunk's for some in depth information.
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but they clock SOO well http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc.php?id=304363
and it took my 8400 to over 4.7 like i said
That is badarse. Mind telling me your VID and CPU volt needed to achieve that?

I just want a 4.0+ 24/7 stable at or under 1.35 which I know is going to be limited to my chip, but I want the chip to tell me no more before the board does. My IP-35 Pro ain't cuttin the cheese on that one.
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That is badarse. Mind telling me your VID and CPU volt needed to achieve that?

I just want a 4.0+ 24/7 stable at or under 1.35 which I know is going to be limited to my chip, but I want the chip to tell me no more before the board does. My IP-35 Pro ain't cuttin the cheese on that one.
your current mobo will do 4ghz on a dual core in its sleep it will go much farther than with your quad. that was 1.65v and the vid is 1.2375
    
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your current mobo will do 4ghz on a dual core in its sleep it will go much farther than with your quad. that was 1.65v and the vid is 1.2375
Mabye it's my Kingston crap holding me back probably since it won't post at 900mhz but im still looking for a new board for Crossfire and ill just donate this to my fathers future rig.
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