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Thanks again guys. Another question before this all gets here. I know later on I'll have questions about OC and general "crap it isn't working" issues. What numbers/models etc. should i get off of the equipment?

I've seen good reviews on this mobo (i'll look for the review), it seems like it won't "max out" overclocking but it is stable at peaks. I took this as a sign that it was good for newbies (me) so i don't let the smoke out of the equipment .
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post #12 of 35
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Thanks again guys. Another question before this all gets here. I know later on I'll have questions about OC and general "crap it isn't working" issues. What numbers/models etc. should i get off of the equipment?

I've seen good reviews on this mobo (i'll look for the review), it seems like it won't "max out" overclocking but it is stable at peaks. I took this as a sign that it was good for newbies (me) so i don't let the smoke out of the equipment .
The same names you used in the first post were more than enough
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Hey BRISKbaby how did you get 13 rep if this is your first thread?
    
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Its always good to know the core stepping of the CPU...
like CABYE 0548

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Hey BRISKbaby how did you get 13 rep if this is your first thread?
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post #16 of 35
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I don't know how I got the rep. Maybe Duke is right or someone mis-clicked.
Here's the conclusion of one review:
http://www.ocworkbench.com/2006/asro...-eSATA2/b8.htm

It can also handle full X16 for the SLI. That'll be good if/when I get another card!

This is the review that sold my newbie behind on this board.
http://www.anandtech.com/mb/showdoc.aspx?i=2706
The specs are, on average, on par with some of ASUS' much more expensive mobos. That and I figured this would be a good starting board.
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Whoever gave me that rep is in my "leaders for when i take over the world" list.
Oh i just realised it says ropey at the end of the rep comment thanks man.:-)
    
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That and I figured this would be a good starting board.
For the price this is a most excellent board as far as I can see. When a reviews only negatives are the placement of the floppy connector and the cpu voltage limits vs a Nforce model you know you have a decent pick.

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yea, I figured they were just being pickey. Also I'm thinking since the case is supposed to be pretty big, getting some longer extensions so I can easily tuck them to the side/front of the case to get better airflow.

[EDIT: Cable extensions]
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Whoever gave me that rep is in my "leaders for when i take over the world" list.
Oh i just realised it says ropey at the end of the rep comment thanks man.:-)
Check your USER CP ... they may have left a who done it
    
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