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965's @ the egg $249

140w TDP seems as tho it may just be a 955 with more voltage...

Now the big question which one to get....
I believe it comes with a higher stock vcore, which is stupid because it could run easily at 1.325v. I think it is to give it more artificial headroom. These chips haven't been out long but I believe they are binned slightly better than the 955 and you can expect an extra few hundred mhz out of them. Nothing spectacular and not worth the $50 extra imo. 955 is pretty strong still especially at the new price point.
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965's @ the egg $249

140w TDP seems as tho it may just be a 955 with more voltage...

Now the big question which one to get....
i would get the 965 without thinking twice
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i would get the 965 without thinking twice
Yeah I think I am going to...
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Has anyone even hit CLOSE TO 2000MHz on the RAM with this Board? If so What hardward are you using and did you have to make any specially tweaks other than the normal Timings Settings for the RAM or Burn in the board for an extra amount of time other than nomral to hit 2000Mhz or Close?

I have been hearing that this Board, though advertized, won't run even close to 2000Mhz, let alone the stated 2133MHz. And that if you do hit between 1800-2000Mhz, it can Normally only be done with 2x1Gb of Ram and NOT 2x2Gb....

What say you on this???? If anyone know of it, Proof would be great!!!
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Well I'm decided then; I can't stand a buggy BIOS. MSI it is.

Now I just have to choose RAM...

I'm looking at these Corsair XMS3 Dominators. Anybody else running it? Good choice?

Man I can't wait to pull the trigger on this one

-dizzy
Glad I could help! And that ram is really over priced I think for CAS 9. I would find some 1600 CAS 7 for the same cash

And guess what peeps!!! Finaly getting my GD70 back on Monday!!! And am getting rid of this ASUS board!!!!!
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965's @ the egg $249

140w TDP seems as tho it may just be a 955 with more voltage...

Now the big question which one to get....
Now I want the 965

Wonder when the Microcenter near me will get them and at what price?

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And guess what peeps!!! Finaly getting my GD70 back on Monday!!! And am getting rid of this ASUS board!!!!!

Edited by Chucklez - 8/13/09 at 10:55am
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Glad I could help! And that ram is really over priced I think for CAS 9. I would find some 1600 CAS 7 for the same cash

And guess what peeps!!! Finaly getting my GD70 back on Monday!!! And am getting rid of this ASUS board!!!!!
He might look at these. Only he would have to find them in the UK.
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Just got this board in today. unfortunately i am at quakecon and can't instal it. 945 and 4g 1600 Gskill memory is waiting for me when i return. My boss is taking good care of them.
Edited by stangcharger - 8/13/09 at 11:15am
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Has anyone even hit CLOSE TO 2000MHz on the RAM with this Board? If so What hardward are you using and did you have to make any specially tweaks other than the normal Timings Settings for the RAM or Burn in the board for an extra amount of time other than nomral to hit 2000Mhz or Close?

I have been hearing that this Board, though advertized, won't run even close to 2000Mhz, let alone the stated 2133MHz. And that if you do hit between 1800-2000Mhz, it can Normally only be done with 2x1Gb of Ram and NOT 2x2Gb....

What say you on this???? If anyone know of it, Proof would be great!!!
Unfortunately im running 1333mhz ram so im not much help.. But ... Ive pushed it as far as 1740 were it became unstable... Try adjusting your timings and upping your ram voltage to whats its rated at(if its lower) and maybe bump your NB up a bit.... See if that helps.....
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I just saw that newegg has this board *open Box* for $114, should I be worried about an open box Mother board? if not Im ordering it tonight..
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