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okay so im in the market for a motherboard for an e6300
i want to get it up to like 3.6 ish if i can, i know its been done.
but im not really sure about which mobo to go with.
maybe a dfi lanparty or a biostar?
any suggestions
and wanna keep it pretty cheap
around 100 maybe, little higher or lower whatever.
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Hmm, the P5Q or the Gigabyte P45 Board will serve you well.
The DFI is pretty good too.
I'm not sure about the BioStar though, never heard much about it.
    
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i mean i think the biostar boards are sposed to go pretty far, and i mean they might be able to push way harder than what i need for the e6300 but therell be more chips than that on this board.
but on like revies from newegg i think a lot of ppl get dead ones.
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The UD3P will be your best bet. It is running 671 FSB with dual cores and 515 FSB with quads. Newegg has it for $136 ($116 after MIR):

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128358



671FSB
[/quote]

Here is a quad core at 500 FSB

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Originally Posted by nugzo View Post
I've had this board up and running an hour. I previously had 2-Striker 2 Formulas, 1-MSI P7N diamond, 1-EVGA 780 FTW,
2- Maximus 2 formulas and 1- Rampage Extreme.My goal was a Q9650 4500Mhz 500x9 on Air. None of the other boards could do it.
Closest stable was 490x9 with the MIIF. I've only had 1 BSOD with this board and it only took an hour for the beginnings of an oustanding OC session.
This is what i call FUN! I've booted into windows at 533X8 only to get my 1 and only BSOD after 10-15 seconds.
That was with no extra voltage over what i'm running now. I'll be checking for max FSB Next.

Thanks to napalm for some bios settings.


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post #5 of 11
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The UD3P will be your best bet. It is running 671 FSB with dual cores and 515 FSB with quads. Newegg has it for $136 ($116 after MIR):

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128358



671FSB
Here is a quad core at 500 FSB[/QUOTE]


hm thts pretty impressive
what kind of options does bios have for fine tuning things.
prolly about the same as my current gigabyte board?
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post #6 of 11
Go with the UD3P from Gigabyte! It's a OC monster.

Getting a E6300 to 3.6Ghz stable might be a bit hard but it is possible.
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post #7 of 11
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Go with the UD3P from Gigabyte! It's a OC monster.

Getting a E6300 to 3.6Ghz stable might be a bit hard but it is possible.
ya i kno
im gonna push it hard tho, since its not gonna be my main rig.
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post #8 of 11
The UD3P is the best overclocking LGA775 intel chipset board currently available.

If you don't want crossfire support, you can go a bit cheaper with the UD3R (which is essentially the same board with only 1 lan and no crossfire).

The UD3 series recently set the world record for DDR2 ram speed.
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post #9 of 11
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well i dont need crossfire, so the ud3 will give me the same results?


*edit* robilar is this the board your talking about?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128372
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*edit* robilar is this the board your talking about?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128372
No, this is:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128359
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