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post #1 of 11
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Alright folks. I'd like to make a dedicated folding rig.

Doesn't matter if it's MicroAtx or ATX. Just take preferably DDR2 Memory, 775 socket with 45nm Support. And OC's. I hate ECS, and just was burned by MSI (who haven't done me any wrong in the past)


50-100 bucks is ideal. 1 PCI express slot at least I will do research, but I had to consult the masses to get a nice flavor of recommendations
Edited by gre0481 - 7/8/08 at 6:13pm
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I don't get how possibly a motherboard could have an influence on folding...

To OC try the Abit IP35-pro if you're on a budget.
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If I were you, I'd just get a cheap board with a celeron L cpu and a 8800 GT and use the GT for folding.
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I don't get how possibly a motherboard could have an influence on folding...

To OC try the Abit IP35-pro if you're on a budget.
Do you get folding???? A crappy motherboard won't have oc options...

Ok, take a e6600, not oc'd, and compare it to a e6600 not oc'd.

MHZ difference. An Oc'd proc will have higher ppd. If I'm going to pay money for a system, why would I not get one that has capabilities of oc'ng vs not. I'm talking bang for buck, and oc'ng is more bang for buck.

Looking for a good board to OC, and cheap. I do plan on getting a vid cardm but why waste space for for a proc, when I can get a cheap proc that can oc well. I know they have some good OC'ng 775 celerons.
Edited by gre0481 - 7/8/08 at 6:08pm
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Ok, take a e6600, not oc'd, an compare it to a e6600 not oc'd.

MHZ difference. An Oc'd proc will have higher ppd. If I'm going to pay money for a system, why would I not get one that has capabilities of oc'ng vs not. I'm talking bang for buck, and oc'ng is more bang for buck.

Looking for a good board to OC, and cheap. I do plan on getting a vid cardm but why waste space for for a proc, when I can get a cheap proc that can oc well. I know they have some good OC'ng 775 celerons.
GPU2 folding puts out about 4-5k more PPD than SMP my my q6600
both oc'ed
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I get that. But I'll be running both. FOlding's not the topic. A good oc'ng Mainboard less than 100 bucks is

I adjusted the topic title
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openbox dfi LP DK p35-t2rs

newegg http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813136043R

80 shipped

i just got and its sweet & rock solid

minus the shi77y crucial ballistix

dfi has great warranty too
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Thanks man, + rep. Also looking at the GIGABYTE GA-EP35-DS3L http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128337
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Might even look into the Gigabyte P31
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