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ASUS P4P800SE, good S478 motherboard?

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I am going to upgrade my system a little bit untill christmas and wondering if this is a good motherboard....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131484
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never used it but based on my past experiences with asus and also considering that i am using the asusp5p800...i would say its a good buy...gives u more option than the abit ai7 in any case....
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looks good
cant complain..
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Originally Posted by cyrixMII300
never used it but based on my past experiences with asus and also considering that i am using the asusp5p800...i would say its a good buy...gives u more option than the abit ai7 in any case....
Thanks for thta hopefully i can order it this weekend with a xp-90, vantec tornado and AS5 .......and hopefully my 6600GT will work on it seeing that it might be my motherboard sucking
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the 6600gt will work on it alright but i am guessing that u wanna have some bios update as soon as u get the mobo in....anyways...just to let u know though its no comparison...my asus p5p800 allowed me lots of oc space compared to my abit ai7 and it had the agp port to go with..so thats why i m sure the mobo is good for money...
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post #6 of 9
I concur with the above. That's a good overclocking board for the price.
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post #7 of 9
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Originally Posted by Taeric
I concur with the above. That's a good overclocking board for the price.
Ha its one of the most expensive socket 478 boards Newegg has it better be awsome....hopefully order it soon
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post #8 of 9
The SE should go around $90, which is a good price for a solid overclocking board. The cream of the crop S478s usually go in the range of $110-$150.
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post #9 of 9
I used the P4P800-VM for a year, worked great, didn't really OC on it, but ASUS is a great brand, you shouldn't have any trouble with the SE
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