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Motherboard recommendation?

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by bubblesnout, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. bubblesnout New Member

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    Hey everyone. My specs are as set in my profile. I bought the Motherboard I have now because I needed it for when I upgraded my cpu and RAM, but I wasn't ready to replace my AGP card. Now I've got my GTX260, and my motherboard is not designed for a card so big, so my ide cd/dvd drive won't fit in the case properly, so I'm using an PCI->IDE card, which doesn't allow booting, and burning is a nightmare... Long story short: I need a new motherboard. I'm not an overclocker, so I just want something that is good quality and won't let me down, and is strong enough to handle all my components and keep them cool, but nothing that is going to be too over the top.
    Thanks for any advice :)
     
  2. JC316

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    Hmm. Anything in P35 flavor should do nicely. The DFI bloodiron or the Gigabyte DS3 series are very nice.
     
  3. marsey99

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    if you need 2 ide ports get a nf650 board, they are cheap and cheerfull and quite mature now.

    newwer intels only have 1 ide and its a bolt on by jmicron normally.
     
  4. bubblesnout New Member

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    I only need one IDE port, as I'm only using one CD/DVD drive. It's probably worth getting a SATA DC/DVD drive, but I'll check those boards you guys pointed out. Thanks :)
     

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