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Ok, so I need to get a new AM2 MotherBoard and I want one that is great at overclocking and has tons of BIOS options for it.

I have no Idea what to get and was hoping maybe someone can recommend one to me.

These are the current ones I have in mind.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131096&Tpk=asus+m2n-e+sli

http://www.lhdigital.co.uk/product_info.php?language=en&currency=USD&products_id=94522

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813186104

Not to sure on how good they are and I am not very experinced on MotherBoard Shoping so again any advice and guidness toward a good Overclocking MotherBoard would be fantastic.

Thanks again TPU for listening up.

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if u intend to overclock the 6400 u have u dont need a super overclocking mobo..

do u.. ???

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#3
if u intend to overclock the 6400 u have u dont need a super overclocking mobo..

do u.. ???

trog
Please Ignore the 6400+, I just want to know whats a good overclocking Motherboard that has lots of features in the BIOS for Ram Tweaking, Voltage Increases over the recomended amount for the CPU, ect...:)
 

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Yep, my sister's ex boyfriend had this. Also read reviews:rolleyes:
 

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The M2N series are also good but up to a point. They have limited options on the cpu core voltage

PS: Ask an owner because I am not sure about this
 

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Get an 790 board of some kind. Even the lower end ones you should think about.
 
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The M2N series are also good but up to a point. They have limited options on the cpu core voltage

PS: Ask an owner because I am not sure about this
Ok man will do, I look it up some its seems great.

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i have a m2n-e its good for ocing but voltage goes to 1.55 i think its a great board but you should consider an am2+ board those are real good at ocing
 
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DFI. best ocing motherboard ever. check their site for some am2 motherboards, just google dfi and it will come. These boards are made to overclock.
 
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omg forgot about DFI yeah those are really good a friend of mine has one
 

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DFI. best ocing motherboard ever. check their site for some am2 motherboards, just google dfi and it will come. These boards are made to overclock.
You know, I was just thinking that in my mind as well! I wonder if DFI released a 790FX based motherboard?!
 
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So I read some bad review on Newegg about the board posted above, so I'm consediering this.

http://www.directron.com/k9a2platinum.html

What do Yall think???
I have that board.

OK now with the 1.1 update the board is a lot better. I have to RMA mine because the first PCI-E slot doesnt work. But I'm the only one I have seen with this problem/

AMD overdrive now shows temps with the new .14 that you can download here at the TPU.


Oh and they are wrong to all that say this. I can use all of my SATA connects.
MSI soft does not work at all, live update does BUT you have to use the live update bios no pointing and clicking to update. If you want a beta bios you have to dos it. Now the next update looks good. I had a bad checksom with the first beta of it, but I liked the looks of it.
 

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Did I for get to say that you can push DDR2 to 3v?

LOL just remember to keep a high V-core on your CPU before you cank up the DDR2 voltage 2.3 and up so you don't toast your memory/or CPU memory controler.
 
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Did I for get to say that you can push DDR2 to 3v?

LOL just remember to keep a high V-core on your CPU before you cank up the DDR2 voltage 2.3 and up so you don't toast your memory/or CPU memory controler.
Can you tell me how good the Bios Options are and how high of a voltage you can get the CPU CORE too as well as RAM Tweaking Setting on that board?
 
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Ok so now Im stuck between these

DFI LanParty UT 790FX-M2R Socket AM2+ Motherboard Crossfire

http://www.motherboardpro.com/DFI-L...ssfire-AMD-790FX-SB600-Chipset-ATX-p-404.html

MSI K9A2 Platinum Socket AM2+

http://www.directron.com/k9a2platinum.html

ASUS CROSSHAIR AM2 NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131593

ASUS M3A32-MVP Deluxe

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131224

Do yall think yall could help me narrow my choices down, I have no Idea of which of the four I should get, pretty please:eek:
 
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Really that one, I was reading reviews on Newegg and people were complaning that the Wifi feature comsumed to much CPU during Ideal about 40percent.
Those people are fools.
 
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i recommened the board i posted, also lets you use AM2+phenoms if you ever get one