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what u guys think? i should buy this board to bench some cpus?

mostly low end EXXXX series + p4 and cellys lol
    
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what u guys think? i should buy this board to bench some cpus?

mostly low end EXXXX series + p4 and cellys lol
That is a very good P45 motherboard. If the price is right, buy it and use it for your Q6600, instead of that lame board in your sig.
    
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If it's anything like the EP45-UD3P or UD3R, it's terrible for cellies and P4. The two boards I mentioned are bios limited to 1.40v with P4's and cellies. It should be fine for c2d and c2q, although I don't know how high it can clock.

What type of cooling will you be using?
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bad for Netburst.

Great for C2D
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Get an ASUS Commando for benching pentium 4s.
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As far as I know, mostly all of those EP45's has advanced CPU GTL tuning. Excellent for Quad's and high FSB
    
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mmm alright
their was a commando on here b4. asked how much postage would be but havnt replied yet.

its either that or GA-965P-DS3.

yeah ik the board in my sig sucks. but it does the job for now, last board died
gonna upgrade cpu/board sometime soon hopfully for sig lol....
    
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