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Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by Greek, May 11, 2007.

  1. Greek

    Greek New Member

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    hey guys,

    well its my b-day soon, and i kinda have it in my head for an upgrade, current system is on my specs, i have no problems with my specs at the min, but i just kinda like to be up to date, so ive been thinking of getting a core2duo (omg im going on intel, thats shocking) i have looked around and i think the e6420 is the best bet for me.

    also i have found some decent or good ram, i will provide specs and links bellow. i just want you guys to help me decide on a good mobo, tigger has allready pointed me towards his mobo which looks fine, but i want something newer and possibly better, but p965 exp chipset.

    so if you could give me some good links(UK sites) of the mobo you think would be great for games and high overclocking, and obviously reliable.

    below is the ram im looking to buy.

    http://www.komplett.co.uk/k/ki.aspx?sku=312368

    or if i have some money spare ill get the pc8500 version.

    im looking to spend no more than £350 on my CPU mobo and ram together.

    hopefully ill get some money of my old system so that should help a little bit.


    ps: asus need a spell checker. (odd but was looking for mobo :eek: )

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    Greek New Member

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    guys some replies whould help-
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    P5B deluxe
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    Paulieg The Mad Moderator Staff Member

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    Gigabyte p965-DS3. Great board, and not crazy expensive.
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    mm great boards
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    I vote for P5B Deluxe..
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    ditto
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    Ketxxx Heedless Psychic

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    Maybe nobody is because they can see your running *cough hack* vista :p

    But anyway, P5B Dlx.
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    gotta agree, p5b dlx :D
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    p5b-dlx,mine is sooooo stable and oc's like a mad thing.
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    You got told n00b assassin.
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    Greek New Member

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    legit vista, from msdn, lol, what about the Asus P5W DH Deluxe,I975X,, how good is that compared to the p5b
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    so 680i sli is the mobo to go for then, hmm cool but expensive
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    how did you deduce that from everyone saying p5b-dlx? :p
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    The article posted by kenjin recommends the 680i for feature/performance...
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    Because the article from Tomshardware.com posted above recommends the 680i. I really like my DS3, but I have to admit I'd love to try a 680 chipset, if they were cheaper.
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    Personally I'd prefer the DS3 or 680i, simply because I boycott Asus. Their products are fine, though their service is a piece of poop.
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    Greek New Member

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    i havent really i just go with what the website said lol, depending onn when i sell this pc i will have a look what my budget is then,
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    my purpose of posting the article is to show you the differents between 965 and 975. as for 680 is really up to you....


    not sure about the price for 680 board in UK but in US you can get it around 170 to 200ish around for a decent board..

    E6420 gose for 220 on newegg
    680I mobo starting from $149.99 to $349 depends which board you choice heres a link from newegg for 680 boards

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...171927 1071725373&name=NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI

    and theres alot of ram on newegg selling at very low price atm after rebate

    this is one example http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145034

    but im not sure if newegg ships to UK or not... nor the rebate will works in UK or not...

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