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I'm thinking about moving from my massive HAF932 to something a bit smaller and I'm looking for a decent matx board.

I'm going to be using everything in my sig rig so I need a DDR2 board. I'd like another gigabyte board if possible. I just want to keep my modest OC in the process so I'm not looking for the cheapest board I can find.

Any ideas?
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Asus Maximus II Gene?

LGA775, P45.
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Asus Maximus II Gene?

LGA775, P45.
Great board, unfortunately almost impossible to find any more...

There aren't any good mATX 775 motherboards for sale new any more... I've been looking for a month or more for nice used mATX 775 board with no luck at all.


Best I've found is ASUS P5Q-EM-DO.
http://www.amazon.com/P5Q-EM-DO-LGA775-DDR2-800-Motherboard/dp/B001MWBCAC/ref=dp_cp_ob_e_title_0


You could also check out the ASUS P5QL-VM.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131401
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my vote would goto GA-G31M-S2L, that is if you can find one. Is a great clocker for a mATX IMO
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my vote would goto GA-G31M-S2L, that is if you can find one. Is a great clocker for a mATX IMO
It's an okay board for overclocking... I definitly would not call it great. Plus it's a very basic board. A good board for basic builds, but the G31 chipset just isn't made for overclocking.
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It's an okay board for overclocking... I definitly would not call it great. Plus it's a very basic board. A good board for basic builds, but the G31 chipset just isn't made for overclocking.
there are no X38/X48 or P35/P45 mATX boards as far as I know. I have the G31 and I managed to get around 460 FSB which is very good for a basic board
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there are no X38/X48 or P35/P45 mATX boards as far as I know. I have the G31 and I managed to get around 460 FSB which is very good for a basic board
That's a good FSB for any board, I'll admit I never would have thought a G31 board would do that well. Gigabyte does make the best G31 boards though.
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Asus Maximus II Gene?

LGA775, P45.
Yeah, this is the only board I had in mind but I can't find any. I guess I'll be keeping my current set up as I wanted to switch without too much trouble.

Having a P45 was a big requirement for me and I can't find any boards like that. Oh well, thanks gentlemen!
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