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Iam going to get a 3700+ or a 3800 x2 and i dont know what mobo to go with. The problem is i have a agp card and i dont want to go pcie right yet because my card is still pritty good. So if you guys could help me out by sendin me a link or 2 for a mobo that would be great. (this is for gaming and slight ocing) Their is a DFI agp 939 but it is almost $200 from what i found Keep the mobo around $125 or less
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http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...016&cid=MB.693

This is a great board. I have it in my second computer with an AGP video card (a 6600GT I didn't feel like replacing). Its stable and fast and loaded with features.
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will that support the x2? Any other suggestions?
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yes it will. Its the only board I have experience with that is both AGP and socket 939. i read a number of internet reviews before I bought and they were all positive. some of the other guys on the forum may also have recommendations.
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I'm currently using the ASrock Dual sata II board. it has AGP and PCI-E. I am currently using an Opteron 146 Overclocked to 2.8, I was able to hit 3.0 on this board. The HT has been topped at like 395 or something. No need to go that High though.
There are a few volt mods for overclockers but if you don't plan on overclocking, this is a great board for what it costs.
Can always stick a PCI-E card for when you upgrade and even has expansion for am2 socket.

Good board overall.

http://www.asrock.com.tw/product/pro...Dual-SATA2.htm

http://www.asrock.com.tw/support/CPU...=939Dual-SATA2
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Quote:
Originally Posted by n19htmare
I'm currently using the ASrock Dual sata II board. it has AGP and PCI-E. I am currently using an Opteron 146 Overclocked to 2.8, I was able to hit 3.0 on this board. The HT has been topped at like 395 or something. No need to go that High though.
There are a few volt mods for overclockers but if you don't plan on overclocking, this is a great board for what it costs.
Can always stick a PCI-E card for when you upgrade and even has expansion for am2 socket.

Good board overall.

http://www.asrock.com.tw/product/pro...Dual-SATA2.htm

http://www.asrock.com.tw/support/CPU...=939Dual-SATA2
Expansion for a new cpu socket type and DDR2 support? Are you sure about this?
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it's got a "Future CPU Port" as they'd like to call it and it will support the M2 940 processor. As far as DDR2 goes, that I don't know.
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Well i decided iam going to go pcie and get a 7800gt, and either a 3700 or 3800 x2. Sense iam going to be doing this i dont think iam going to OC that much. SO I HAVE NO CLUE WHAT MOBO TO GO WITH. I was thinking about getting http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136158 But i dont know if the bios is going to be too complicated for me. I really want a SLI board. I want a mobo where i can build the computer and start playing without having to change a bunch of things.
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by n19htmare
it's got a "Future CPU Port" as they'd like to call it and it will support the M2 940 processor. As far as DDR2 goes, that I don't know.
Hmm...I don't see how that's possible without supporting DDR2 because that's what the processor is going to utilize. Anyone heard anything about a motherboard supporting a future socket type/ram? I've never heard of this or seen it, but would love more info if anyone has any.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sccr64472
Hmm...I don't see how that's possible without supporting DDR2 because that's what the processor is going to utilize. Anyone heard anything about a motherboard supporting a future socket type/ram? I've never heard of this or seen it, but would love more info if anyone has any.
Maybe they will have DDR2 support on the same expansion pack OR they didnt take it into account that AMD will incorporate DDR2 thus making the expansion slot useless.... only time will tell at this moment.
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