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If i were to buy a 805 Smithfield and couple it with a nForce650i mobo, would that work? Id like to know becasue the FSB on the 650 mobo is 1066/800 where the 805 is 533. Also the board I think, is desighned to work with the newer 65nm Pentium D's and Core 2's rather than the older 90nm Pentium D's right?
Id rather spend $90 and overclock the hell outta the thing then spen like $50 more and get a faster 65nm chip...

Any input is welcomed
 

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Just exploring EVERY possible option and asking around, am not actually 100% sure on a budget yet and i already have a few of these parts set in stone...

If all goes well, ill get a E6400 or 6600 but if not its a Pentium D 9xx series and if it goes really badly then this.
 

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I wouldn't put a low end Dual Core on that 680i and nor I'd get a 680i at all.

I know the first nForce 4s couldn't support a Pentium D 2.8ghz but eventually it did happened.

So, I'd say go for a DS3 and an E6xxx.
 
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