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post #1 of 14
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okay with about 400 dollars give me

a cpu that OC's like mad and a mobo to help it get there. thinking Q66 with P41 by biostar what do you think?
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post #2 of 14
Well whats this going to be used for? Gaming? no Quad for that.... no point in it. Duo 2 is what you need....if its for gaming. If its to do work , anything with databases etc then Quad would be way to go.


I guess your title does say PC gamer
Edited by Kidem - 7/3/08 at 5:44am
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DFI x48 Dual PCIE x16
Intel E8400
This is assuming you are not going quad and you are going to SLI/Crossfire
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sweet are there any other boards though i dont want to spend more than 200 on the board. what about the new biostar? how much is that i cant find it on newegg
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Are you going to be going SLi/CF in the future?
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Yeah. If you are not going to SLI/Crossfire you can get cheaper boards but it is hard to get a quality Overclocking SLI/Crossfire board for under $200.

Also, about the Biostar, I would not recommend them as they have awful customer support and the one board I got from them was terrible. But thats just opinion and I am sure others will disagree.
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post #7 of 14
If you are going SLi

-Evga 750i FTW
-C2D e7200
-Maybe 2gb of DDR2 1066 RAM

If you are not going SLi

-Gigabyte P35-DS3L or DFI DK P35
-C2D e8400
-G.Skill 4gb DDR2 800 (blue sticks) or the 2gb DDR2 800 (red sticks)
post #8 of 14
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wow thanks kenny i dont plan on going SLi although wtih 88gt's so cheap i might as well i never knew the e72 were so damn cheap! but ill probably go with your build kenny with 2 more gb's of my mushkins.
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post #9 of 14
Best overclocking boards out are intle x38 and p35 boards, not going to be under $200 if want the quality and FSB. Longevity is a major factor, don't waste your money
    
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post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by ubernewhacks View Post
DFI x48 Dual PCIE x16
Intel E8400
This is assuming you are not going quad and you are going to SLI/Crossfire
That's a beautiful board...

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