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Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by Kweku, May 12, 2009.

  1. Kweku

    Kweku

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    Can anyone please help me identify a good asus motherboard, mid-ranged board, looking for something cheap but worth its money.
    Also please attach a pic of the board and link to where i can get the specs

    Should be between AM2+ and Intel 775 sockets
    Should have 4 X DDR2 1066MHZ slots
    ATX size
    And hopefully SLI or Crossfire, single GPU will also be fine, but no onboard

    thanx in advance
     
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  2. DanTheBanjoman Señor Moderator

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    What socket? And why Asus? If you want cheap Asus wouldn't be my first choice. So what exactly do you consider cheap anyway?
     
  3. Kweku

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    i edited in what i would like the board to have, sorry for the lack of information.

    reason for an asus board is that the place im getting my parts from only stocks asus and intel boards, maybe also if good intel boards are there you can recommed a couple.
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    I can heartily reccomend my skt 775 asus P5Q-E,has been supremly stable,and oc's very well.
     
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    +1 to that. A very good board indeed. If you want really cheap, try to find a P5B Premium board.
     
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    Thanx all. I shall look at these options.
     
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    AMD - M4A78-E
    Intel - P5Q Pro
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    The P5Q-E does 8x 8x pci-e 2.0 xfire too.
     
  9. Kweku

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    Thanx, just applied for the qoutation.
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    im rather getting this one here:

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    tigger I'm the only one

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    I did look at the cheaper -pro when i got my -E,but i prefered the extras on the -E.I was'nt really bothered about paying a bit extra for the -E version.
     
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    i kinda am, but i'll look at both options
     
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    P5q-e +1 :d
     
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    only downside to the m4a78-e is the pci slot location sucks
     
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    What motherboard comes with decent PCI placement these days :ohwell: They all gotta have 2 PCIE slots, which ain't bad, but they sacrifice some PCI usage for sure.
     
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    +1 to the pro, i can get 500 fsb on a quad with it. But P5Q series ftw.
     
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    Still doing some research, will buy hopfully by the end of june.
     
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    Kweku how much is that board?
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    The -E has one pci slot above the top pci-e slot which is very useful.
     
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    No its not. Who uses a PCI slot for anything important these days? :wtf: Even soundcards have moved to PCI-E now, so if anything you want a 1x PCI-E slot above the main 16x PCI-E slot :p My vote also goes to the P5Q Pro, mine does 520FSB.
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    It has a 1x pci-e keeping the pci slot company up there too :p
     
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    Ketxxx Heedless Psychic

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    Thats the Deluxe isn't it? I'm pretty sure the -E doesn't. Then again asus have so many god damn P5Q boards now their all basically the same board just with stuff removed from the PCB most of the time :wtf:
     
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    Yup, my dad has that board and it's a great. Overclocking is nice on it. Q6600 3.2GHz on it :laugh:
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    Pics on post #10 ketxx :)
     

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