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Whats the best chipset to get for overclocking an Intel CPU? It needs to be LGA775 and PCIe and it could be either DDR1 or 2.
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A 925X or a 925XE chipset is pretty good, i heard they support linux aswell.

i would recommend the 925XE from the two above because it supports higher fsb than the 925X

Asus has some good ones
    
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Alright thanks Ill look at that.
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Right now the 955x is intels latest and greatest. The 975x chipset boards should hit the shelves next month sometime. They should be really fun.
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Right now the 955x is intels latest and greatest. The 975x chipset boards should hit the shelves next month sometime. They should be really fun.
Ive heard alot of hype about the 975x...should I just wait for that to come out?
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Ive heard alot of hype about the 975x...should I just wait for that to come out?
I wouldn't wait unless your planning to dump 200+ on a board, anything less than that, get this (im shure you can find a cheaper price) or get either one of these

I personally would go with the DFI for overclocking due to the tons of OCing features... but in the long run the quality of the Asus boards will hold up.
    
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The best LGA board on the market right now for oc'ing is the Asus P5WD2 Premium (955 chipset), hands down, none are even close. The P5WD2-E (975 chipset) should perform just as well if not better.
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