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need help choosing a socket754 mobo to OC plz help.

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I want to upgrade my system so I can OC
but need peoples opinion on the stuff I want to get, and if possable suggest a better product.
here is what I'm planning on getting
one 1gigbyte ddr500 stick of ram.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231024

one jaton Geforce 7800GT gfx card.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814139175

ok, here is were I have not decided yet I want a one of these but can't chose

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813123257
i like this one cause it has sli I will only have one gfx card but maybe later I get another one

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136162
this one cause because it's cheaper and I heard it OC's very well

plz anyone y I should chose one over the other
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Here is the MB I got and it overclocks very well. I did have to update the Bios when I first got the MB, but that wasn't a problem after I leanred how....LOL

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127220
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I am usually a DFI fan, but i have heard that their infinity series isnt too good.
I have how ever, heard that that EPOX has a really nice board there. From what i've read in the past, its a very good budget overclocker.
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ok, I'm not going to get DFI mobo. so it's the epox..ok it's the epox thanks 4 trying to help me out.
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