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post #21 of 26
I have my second rig in a ECS KN1 Extreme and its been running for 3 years solid and its a good overcloker too. 3.0Ghz with a 3700+ i call good. It lacks a bit of overclocking features but nothing more.
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post #22 of 26
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Originally Posted by sLowEnd View Post
My experience with ECS was superb. The only thing wrong was lack of overclocking options
i would hardly call that wrong, as it would still do what it was intended to. not more than that, like most higher end and even midrange boards nowadays.
post #23 of 26
DDR3 = AM3

And why 4 DDR3 slots. Isn't DDR3 capable of Triple channel? Shouldn't it be 6 memory slots?

ECS is a budget board maker. Most of their boards have minimal (if any) OC options. Their Black series does have some better OC options.
ECS is what I use in most builds I do for family since they will not be overclocked and they are inexpensive.
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DDR3 = AM3

And why 4 DDR3 slots. Isn't DDR3 capable of Triple channel? Shouldn't it be 6 memory slots?

ECS is a budget board maker. Most of their boards have minimal (if any) OC options. Their Black series does have some better OC options.
ECS is what I use in most builds I do for family since they will not be overclocked and they are inexpensive.
I guess Phenom II chips won't support triple channel.
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DDR3 = AM3

And why 4 DDR3 slots. Isn't DDR3 capable of Triple channel? Shouldn't it be 6 memory slots?
Dual Channel and Triple Channel are functions of the memory controller. DDR1, DDR2, and DDR3 are capable of quad or even octo channel in theory.
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Dual Channel and Triple Channel are functions of the memory controller. DDR1, DDR2, and DDR3 are capable of quad or even octo channel in theory.
But why limit the board to just dual channel (Oh wait, this is a budget overclocking board, nevermind).
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