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What motherboard should I get, I have to buy it in the next 24 hours

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    BloodTotal New Member

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    It has to be from NCIX

    For q6600, 4 gb ddr2 800, gtx 260 core 216


    I will be overclocking like mad, so I need to get one that will be really good at overclocking.

    Thank you guys I give you many :toast:
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    I would say Asus P5Q or Asus P5Q pro, depending on the price difference.
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    Aghhh too many motherboards to choose from, too little time to reasearch, can anyone fill me in on what I should know, I don't know x-38 pq5 p35 is x-38>pq5>p-35

    I am like this right now ??????!!!
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    P45 is the best Intel chipset. Only get X38/X48 if you are going to do more than a two card setup.
    I recommend the P5Q Pro board of course :)
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    ASUS P5Q series from me too :cool:.
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    asus P5Q pro its what i got runs great and can really push volts if you need it
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    Can somebody help me find one on ncix (a good one) there's like 20 p5qs

    Whats the product line for ASus, what comes before what, what is the newest,

    Thanks ahead of time
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    i know my board would work with that (P5K-E) and that the newer version (P5Q series) would too.

    My vote goes for those, as i know from firsthand experience (neighbour has P5Q) that they work well with quads and 4 sticks of ram.

    asus tends to go

    plain/vanilla (P5Q) then a -E model, pro, deluxe, etc.
    usually theres little difference, just dont grab the lowest end one - the 2nd/3rd from the bottom usually OC just as good as the top ones, while being a lot cheaper.
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    any p45. asus, dfi, gigabyte, biostar.... all good.
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    can somebody go back to the basics and explain exactly what the difference is between models: p35, p45 (also p43 is a crappy version of p45 right), x38, and x48
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    OK OK OK... gigabyte p45-ud3p get it. thats it.
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    P35 = PCI-E 1.1
    P45 = PCI-E 2.0

    about equal, in other regards.
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    +1 tight board, dirt cheap for what it can do.
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    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    lol 790i Asus motherboard
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    To a point, yes. Though I'd argue that p35 and x38 handle memory better, higher speeds with more stability. At least that's been my experience.
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    p35 is still a good board, everything else in the newer boards does not make much of a difference

    unless SLI, or CrossFire
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    Why does it have to be NCIX ? Did you compare with Newegg's prices or Direct Canada ?
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    I think because he just lives next to the store or he doesn't know what newegg is. :D And now egg ships the Canada. FTW!!
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    Newegg ships to Canada and yes I am a naive little child, I will only accept things certified by NCIX, as they are the best EVER



    If you cant see the sarcasm in that...:slap:
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    this is what ive found out so far, x38 and x48 are useless unless you have a crossfire rig

    The p35 and p45 difference is p45 has pci e 2.0

    there are some differences like some higher end mobos support non ECC memory and some other stuff, but nothing major
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    P45 if you can afford it, if not get p35, there is pretty much no other option out there. unless you go i7 and get an x58.
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