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post #11 of 16
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Originally Posted by watertown1978
yeah i think the 754 boards have been coming down recently so asus may be in the budget range now too... That asus K8N seems to be a nice mobo but not much of a looker in a windowed case :/
nice layout though.....roomy.....some mobos are really cramped....have to pull out RAM and AGP etc just so you can get your HDD from the 3.5" bay...not the K8N
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post #12 of 16
the downfall of the GA K8NS is the silly SATA conection is between the agp and cpu... which can be a problem when you have 2 atermarket coolers like me with haveing a heat pipe vga cooler witha big HS also makes it a tight fit
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post #13 of 16
here..is a good one with nf4 chipset for AUD$109.00
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post #14 of 16
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Originally Posted by xie67
here..is a good one with nf4 chipset for AUD$109.00
he does not have pci e though so that would be kinda useless to him atm unlesss hes going to upgrade his video also
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post #15 of 16
As yes stupid me...AGP is needed

Thanx for the correction.

If you are in melbourne try www.pcmaniacs.com.au. They have an ABIT NF8 V2..here..for $96.00 and uses the nf3 250Gb chipset.
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post #16 of 16
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Originally Posted by watertown1978
the downfall of the GA K8NS is the silly SATA conection is between the agp and cpu... which can be a problem when you have 2 atermarket coolers like me with haveing a heat pipe vga cooler witha big HS also makes it a tight fit

my ASUS K8N has the SATA between the AGP and the CPU but they have made heaps of space on the board.....I have a Thermaltake BT and it has heaps of room.
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