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Old 03-16-2006, 05:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Arrow Which mobo best to OC ? ( with a Opty 146 )


I have a Opteron 146, and i want to do some serious OCing.

Can any one recommend me with the most suitable motherboard to go with that Opteron 146 so that i can do most OC ?


Edited: I already order a Gigabyte K8n Pro Sli Mobo, but i could change the order in no time. Does that mobo OC well with the Opteron 146 ?


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Old 03-16-2006, 10:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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If you want the best overclocking board, bo with the DFI lanparty ultra d/SLI-DR. The has been some posts that they are a bit hit or miss, with the ASUS A8N-SLI premium coming out really well.

People say the Gigabyte boards are only OK, and not great with overclocking. I would change it.


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Old 03-16-2006, 10:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i have a dfi lanparty sli-dr expert. and i can only get my 4400+ to 2.53 on 1.475 volts *barely stable*
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Old 03-16-2006, 10:42 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Your ram is probally holding you back, try running a memory divider on them. Or you got a dud CPU/core.

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Old 03-16-2006, 02:56 PM   #5 (permalink)
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hrmmm i've got an abit kn8-sli and i managed 2.8 ghz, although i only used prime95 for about 2 hours, temps stayed same, along with the voltage, gonna need some great ram
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Old 03-17-2006, 09:37 PM   #6 (permalink)
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it could be ur ram and ur mobo, i've heard bad things bout the expert one. Go with Ultra-D or SLI-DR, 003 tells me that you can still mod the ULtra-D to SLi, but its gotten a lil harder.
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Old 03-18-2006, 12:15 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Ultra-D, or SLI-DR

so, umm, err yeah
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