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A couple motherboard questions. ;)

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by Dazzeerr, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. Dazzeerr

    Dazzeerr New Member

    Dec 29, 2008
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    First one:
    What's the Gigabyte EP43-DS3L like for overclocking? I know I could of ordered better but don't have the money at the minute. What do you think i could get my Q6600 G0 to with good cooling and Crucial Ballistix 800MHz RAM?

    Second one:
    What should i do before i change my motherboard over? I've heard people talking about it being best to do a full reformat and install of Windows so it picks up all your hardware and you don't run into problems, is this true? Is there a way to get around it so i don't have to reformat? :/
    I will if it's highly recommended though.

    Thanks for any help, in ADVANCE. :D
  2. a_ump


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    i would say at least 3ghz if not probly 3.2ghz-3.6ghz, P43's are good overclocker's but it all comes down to luck and if you got a good chip, though you dont need a good one to reach 3ghz. Yes i highly recommend re-formatting and doing a clean install if your switching motherboards.

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