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uh.......yeah, so, which mobo..
     
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What do you wanna do? Single gfx or CrossfireX, or SLI?? For Single gfx you can't go wrong with Any of the DFI P35,P45(so far so good from what I have read on dficlub), and of course the X38/X48 chipsets. And those same mb are great for Crossfire except the P35 chipset(16x4 sucks).

Asus makes some great boards also, and for Nvidia based SLI I have no clue ,, But at least I don't bull :turd:
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Crossfire with 2 gpu or 2 gpu with 2 gpu. So 2x4850 or 2x4870x2 for crossfireX

so i guess i dont need 4 pci-e, except if i wanna use the 2 slot remaining for sound card or etc.

I want intel cpu (quad later, for now im planning an E8400 @4.0-4.3ghz)
Edited by Cr4zYH3aD - 6/30/08 at 5:35pm
     
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GIGABYTE GA-X48-DS4
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128336

I have had really good luck over clocking on this board. Though, I would say its a little more advanced board and I had to set up timings and such.
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There's also the DQ6, and the DFI T3R on xcix, but no t3RS.

Well those board cost like 360$ alone !! I was hoping for 155-200$

Gotta wait til the price goes down !
     
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And I would Say DFI http://www.motherboardpro.com/DFI-LP...ard-p-540.html

I love the digital pwm also, makes vcore very predictable with the right tweaking in the bios. I enjoyed mine very much but there were issues running a 3870X2 in them for some reason so I am switching to The Asus, which is good also http://www.motherboardpro.com/ASUS-R...ail-p-553.html


But don't forget the X48 chipset is pretty much just a higher binned X38 chipset with 1600MHz QDR support officially. So if you find a good X38 mb deal then why not get it, or if you like better features. You can even get the Asus Maximus Formula and flash the bios to the Asus Rampage Formula.


Do you want to go DDR3 or DDR2 ram?? The ones I showed you are DDR2 boards.
Edited by rx7racer - 6/30/08 at 6:25pm
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There's the T2r/T3r/T3rs... !?
     
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Heres a shot my my E8400

Im stability testing, but pay attention to the mhz and vcore
its been running like this for 10 minutes

Note that everest reads temperatures wrong


E8400 is win.
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There's the T2r/T3r/T3rs... !?
Yea, the T2R is the DDR2 version, the T3R is the DDR3 version and the T3RS is the DDR3 version but does not have digital pwm. There is also t2Rs which is the DDR2 version with no digital pwm. iirc that is the difference.

And of course you have DK(Dark series) LT and UT series. The DK is the pretty much bottom line of the LanParty line-up followed by the non heat-piped LT's and then teh UT's with their heat-piped cooling. The LT line is the sweet spot in my eyes.


Dang you Free, freakin 1.32vcore for 4.4 and under load. I'm so jealous
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4.4 sweet !
     
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