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Which one of these LGA775 boards would you go with?

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by Tommygunn, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. Tommygunn

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    These are them:

    Asus P5Q Pro
    Asus P5Q Deluxe
    Asus P5Q3 Deluxe Wifi-AP

    Need a board for my Core 2 CPU and I'm running out of time on Ebay. All the reviews are much of a muchness so I need some quick opinions.

    My current (broken) board is a P5W DH Deluxe. Are the above superior to my current board, or not?

    I like to play games!

    Thanks,
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    Asus P5Q3 Deluxe as it supports DDR3 and DDR3 is a lot cheaper then DDR2. and it should overclock better.

    More memory bandwidth = win
     
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    The DDR3 one.

    Depending on the price. If you already have plenty of DDR2, the cheapest one.
     
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    P5Q Deluxe although i don't think you need it. A better Video card would be better and there after a CPU.
     
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    better ddr3 coz the ram is pretty cheap now, they offer better performance over ddr2 :toast:
     
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    Well yeah, but if the board is a lot more expensive it'd be a waste imo. It's a gone platform anyway.
     
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    My RAM is completely blown as well, so I'm easy on that.

    Tom.
     
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    If I were you, Id migrate to a new platform. Sice youd be buying ddr3s, reinstalling OS and stuff, might as well go for a Sandy, or a 2nd hand nehalem
     
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    If you can get it cheap, get the P5Q3.
    Otherwise, why not just get an i3-21xx, and a cheap SB mobo? It would be much better performance for you; it would literally be a 2x performance increase in most areas and +30-50% in games.
     
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    I went with a P5Q Deluxe.

    Any recommendations on a stable and fast RAM for this board in the £40 to £50 ($64-$80) price range?

    Some examples I've collated from Amazon:

    G.Skill F2-6400CL5D-4GBPQ
    Kingston KHX8500D2K2/4G
    Kingston KHX8500D2T1K2/4G
    Kingston KHX6400D2K2/4G
    Kingston KHX6400D2LLK2/4G
    Corsair TWIN2X4096-6400C5C

    Tom.
     
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    Im sorry.

    But why ask people to pick the best board out of the line up when youre gonna ignore what we pick anyway?
     
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    It's just the way things worked out. Money, availability etc.

    Tom.
     
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    Corsair TwinX.

    EDIT
    Unless you can find pc8500 Corsair/Gskill/Mushkin for same price.
     
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    Intel D5400XS
     

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