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post #11 of 40
they do, they just don't look like that, my mobo has a little clip that looks like a ddr clip. my foxconn I have has a bendy plastic piece with a tab.
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post #12 of 40
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Originally Posted by Compfreak
its a peice of **** no offence but gigabyte has a 60%chance of failing youd be better off with something from msi or asus
I would like to know where you got that information from, as in my opinion I've had 2 Gigabyte boards, and 1 died after about 4 years, but it was because of dust, and the second was a Via chipset skt A mobo that let me overclock 400mhz... I've never heard that they had a 60% failure rate

But other then that, That mobo is pretty good, except for the voltage controls like Stevo said....and don't worry about frying your chip with a bit of overclocking, as it's almost impossible to fry a cpu unless it overheats or you put ungodly voltage through it

I guess I would agree with comp freak, even though you say your on an air tight budget, for 80$ you can get better mobos, like an Abit IS7
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post #13 of 40
hey again i thought of something i work at a computer store and we get a motherboard made by asrock it only costs us like 48$ and we never had anycome back except for misscare go to your compouter sotre and find out how much they costthe part # is p4165gv
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post #14 of 40
Hey I'd recommend my VT7 in a heartbeat, just because its pretty cheap, about 60 bucks, it has limited overclocking features, but I've got 600mhz out of my processor with it.
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post #15 of 40
Thread Starter 
If I am to overclock my cpu, should I get a new cpu fan? Or will factory default cover it? Though I doubt factory defaul covers much anything...

Also, those mobos you recommend, are they intel ixxx chipset? I dont understand the whole chipset thing, but I am pretty sure that is the only one I can use with a Celeron D processor, or am I wrong? Which I often am.
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post #16 of 40
Well, to answer your cpu fan question, no most likely you will not, I still have stock cooling and I have a 600mhz gain.

as for your chipset, the VT7 isn't intel, its a viapt880, and it'll work with any p4 out there. Celeron just means that its a value processor, it has half the l2 cache that its p4 counterpart does.
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post #17 of 40
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So my Celeron D can work with a different chipset than my 845? Wow, either thats true and cool, or I completely missed the point of your post. That opens up a lot of possibilities.

Edit: Ok, I kinda did miss the point of the post, but now that I reread it, alright. Perhaps I can retain enough money to get me a cheap PSU. God...Im poor...
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post #18 of 40
like I said the celeron is just a value p4, so it'll work with any chipset designed for a p4, e.g the via pt880 chipset. my via chipset is supposed to be on par with an intel 875 chipset.
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post #19 of 40
You can get some real nice boards for your celeron D! Take your time looking though reviews at some sites (below) and find one for your budget. You can then have a real good system! At the moment i cannot recommend any but i just had an asus and it arrived faulty but thats just unlucky for me a few of my mates have asus and they are great!

As for gigabyte NOTHING WRONG WITH THEM AT ALL! I had one for 8 months no issues i just got rid of it to upgrade! But ASUS and MSI are good for overclocking!!

Review sites:

Hexus.net
Viperlair.com

EDIT: Dammit this laptop im using has some issues
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post #20 of 40
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Is this it CompFreak?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157079

There is one for $42.45, but I have only an mATX case, incapable of an ATX mobo. And this one doesnt look bad, just that Gigabyte board had 4 DDR slots
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