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Hey OCN,
I browsed through egg, it's out of stock for the Asus maximus and the good gigabyte one. So I only have two choices because I'm in low budget. I just RMAed my p35 and decided x38 for future proof(new ati cards are seems astonishing) discussed in my previous thread.

DFI
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136045

or

ABIT
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127033

Any other suggestions are also welcome.
Abit seem to have faster default(I think) fbs and higher standard memory. Does this really matter?
    
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DFI is better in my opinion and in this case cheaper so go with that.
Edit: I see you have a DFI MB so you kno whats it made of but if you like to change you can.
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DFI is better in my opinion and in this case cheaper so go with that.
Edit: I see you have a DFI MB so you kno whats it made of but if you like to change you can.
I liked but some really high vdroop problems. I know i can do the mod, but only had this less than a month.

Edit: can someone explain me the FBS and Mem standard between these two mobos?
    
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128089 is out of stock, that's y I didn't have as my availabe choices.
    
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Not to come off as rude, but it won't be out of stock forever.
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Not to come off as rude, but it won't be out of stock forever.
I figured, but I wish egg list the eta stock date. And I need to return current mobo in 14 days. Also, I don't want this comp not funtioning until egg has this.
Edited by legendor - 6/26/08 at 3:36pm
    
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I know it's not x38, but p45, but take a look at this: http://www.motherboardpro.com/DFI-LA...2RS-p-665.html
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I know it's not x38, but p45, but take a look at this: http://www.motherboardpro.com/DFI-LA...2RS-p-665.html
.... I'm trying to buy x38.
    
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