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the title says it.. i need a good mother board to take my p4 2.4a to 4ghz i was using an abit ai7 but its burnt now evilgrin so i need a replacment somone had mentions the ai7 chipset wasnt really the best and something about an ic7 i dont know.. ive also seen a lot of people using something like a p4p800 or something from asus.. so anyway.. its a s478 chip... please let me know why you recommend this board and if you have had a board that the 2.4a has made 4ghz stable.. thanks
    
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Here is a good one:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131484
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Originally Posted by fstfrddy

why would ya recomend this one.. it seems to be the same set up as the abit ai7
    
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the p4p800-se should take your 2.4 to 4.0 if you had 3.7 with the AI7. If you have a little more money get the deluxe version.
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Originally Posted by Pvt. Pritchard
the p4p800-se should take your 2.4 to 4.0 if you had 3.7 with the AI7. If you have a little more money get the deluxe version.

im not worried about spending a few extra dollars i actually had it 3.96 when i toasted the board i loaded it and didnt have my alarms for the pwm temps on .. and poof it was done.. i almost booted in at 4.1ghz but it would reset at desktop.. if i upped the volt anymre it would checksum the bios.. but again why do you guys recomend these boards.. they have the same chipset as the abit ai7 and all the same features.. so im just wondering
    
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post #6 of 14
Because they are proven boards, what more can we say? If you want to spend more go ahead but you probably don't have to.
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Originally Posted by Trippen Out
but again why do you guys recomend these boards.. they have the same chipset as the abit ai7 and all the same features.. so im just wondering

Not all of overclocking is based on chipset. Quality of the board and definatly the BIOS makes a big difference. Higher quality parts on the board like the capacitors, quality of circut print, ect will reduce problems when pushing the board.

ASUS just makes GOOD stuff.
post #8 of 14
you probably should invest in a better cooling system than the OEM cooling you have in your system specs.
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Originally Posted by one43637
you probably should invest in a better cooling system than the OEM cooling you have in your system specs.

um yeah i need to update my profile.. im actully watercooling now BigWater (yes i went with a kit no i dont care what others think).. it works rather nice only problems ive had is pwm temps .. i have receieved some heatsinks for those.. so with the purchess of my new board i will be ready to push this processor again.. i have deceided to get the p4p800e-delux.. thanks for the advice and opinons
    
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post #10 of 14
no ones gonna bash you for the Big water , It will cool it fine. Hopefully you could get it to 4.0ghz. good luck
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