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Which mobo to go with?

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the one in my sig or this one:880GM-D2H I might OC my GPU/CPU,would that be a problem for those?
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Either will do. if you already have ht N4N68T-M V2 then use that. If you don't, i would say get the 880GB-D2H. They are similar. However gigabyte are great overclockers and the bios is easy to understand. Good Luck mate! Good to see you again!
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I wouldn't recommend either one of those for overclocking the cpu due to poor power design on those. You may want to take a look at this link http://www.overclock.net/amd-motherb...l#post12462681
for some boards with a better vrm design.
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Thanks guys,i think I'll get the the 880GM,but it really pisses me off that my local store hardly has any selection for AMD Compatible mobos.the 880GM is the only one in my price range,there are some others,but they use DDR2,and DDR2 is twice as expensive for less memory.

EDIT:Also,I'm not going to over clock the CPU alot,perhaps a small margin,maybe not at all,because it really isn't that much of a difference when gaming,you won't really NEED to have a 4 Ghz CPU.
Edited by ZeroG - 4/19/11 at 1:59pm
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