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post #11 of 15
You should have considered this 6800 GS AGP for $229CAN, it is worth the extra $25 or some, over the 6600GT.
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Buying a new graphics card isn't an option right now, that might have been helpful a month ago when I was actually considering what card to buy. right now my main focus is on picking a new motherboard.
    
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This Asus P4P800E Deluxe Intel Socket 478 Motherboard is the known as one of the best socket 478 motherboards, but it is pricy.

Edit: The Biostar P4M80M4 looks nice, a drawback is that it only supports 2 DIMM slots (max 2GB) and not dual channel compatible.
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post #14 of 15
Tell them its faulty and return it. The 'absolutely no returns' doesnt sound legal. They will either:
#1 still refuse to take it back
#2 not test it and take it back
#3 test it, say its not faulty and not take it back.
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post #15 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by TripleBla
- I am likely going to order this new motherboard which has 8x AGP for my graphics card (my current ASRock only has 4x). It also has Prescott support.

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...559072&CatId=0
If you are going to purchase a new board then my advice would be to go with an ASUS P4P800-SE as it is a monster overclocker and far better than your choice.

Your 2.8 with a decent cooler can very likely make 3.6 - 3.8GHz on this board. Your parts are far too good to install them in that board.

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...&sku=A455-1045

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