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Not understanding the hate towards the Asus 750i. It was a decent board, right until I broke the pins. It appeared to overclock the Q in my sig rig fairly well. Also, I have been reading the P5N-D thread here and no real complaints about the boards.
get the 650 save your money and get something better. how much saving will you be doing if you get the 650 instead of the 750?
    
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Not understanding the hate towards the Asus 750i. It was a decent board, right until I broke the pins. It appeared to overclock the Q in my sig rig fairly well. Also, I have been reading the P5N-D thread here and no real complaints about the boards.
They don't overclock as easily. You can never compare an Extreme to a locked multi! Asus's NVidia boards always seem to need more voltage, have more vDroop, and have very poor memory compatibility.
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They don't overclock as easily. You can never compare an Extreme to a locked multi! Asus's NVidia boards always seem to need more voltage, have more vDroop, and have very poor memory compatibility.
Ahh! Okay, now I understand. I just figured as I was able to run a 12 multi, and then increase the FSB the board OC'd well. I actually lost my unlocked multi on the 750i FTW. :swearing: EVGA appears to be ignoring our, there are several of us, requests for help.
    
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Looks like I'm gonna have to go for an Intel chipset....now which one?
    
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P35/P43/P45/x38 and X48 are good intel chipsets to look at.
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Let us know your specs and budget, I am sure many will give you some good recommendations.
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So far I've picked up an E4300 for $100 NZD and 2 Gig G.Skill 5-5-5-15 Ram for $60 NZD, so keep in mind there cheaper in USD!

Budget for teh Mobo: $200 NZD or under or around
    
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Wowser! Just ran a price at elive.com holy cow your mobo's are expensive. Where's the best place to shop at so we can look.

Edited: As you are running a Core2Dup the Asus board will work well with that. It was only quads it hard a hard time with.

Edited Part Deux: Was able to take my E6300 to 3.2 GHz or 457 * 8
Edited by Tufelhunden - 7/6/08 at 5:42pm
    
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post #39 of 48
I have the asus 650i and its a very reliable board, you won't be disappointed.
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Yeap are mobo's are expensive

Here is my local store they are well priced

http://dragonpc.co.nz/c.aspx
    
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