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Old 11-12-2005, 11:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey i was thinking about getting the 3800 x2, but now that the new opterons have come out i think i might want to get a 165, especially becuase i can get one cheaper than an x2. my main question is, will the msi neo4 platnium mb be able to handle oc'ing it, or should i spend the money i save on the 165 to get a better board that can overclock it better, such as a dfi board. i havnt built the system yet, so i can change anything i need to. in case your wondering, this is the rest of the specs i plan on getting:
XFX 7800GT
Antec Performance TX1050-500W
OCZ 2GB Platnium
WD 250GB Hard Drive
MSI Neo4 Platnium (or another better board for the 165)
Zalman CNPS9500 LED

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Old 11-13-2005, 12:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would recommend the DFI nF4 Ultra-D. It is an amazing overclocker. I don't think you'll find a better board that that one.

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Old 11-13-2005, 12:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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there arent a lot of them around here, they stop the production so you better get one, newegg is sold out monarch dont have them THERE ALL GONE :shocked:

you better buy one now, or it would be worthless cause it wont OC as well as the early ones
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Old 11-15-2005, 03:10 PM   #4 (permalink)
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yeah def. a nice mobo
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