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Old 09-06-2007, 07:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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any suggestions for a good core 2 duo mobo? preferably with SLI but not required for around $200

its gonna go with this proc: - Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 Conroe 3.0GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail

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Default Re: core 2 duo mobo - GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3P LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail - ASUS P5K3 DELUXE/WIFI-AP LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

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Old 09-06-2007, 08:49 AM   #3 (permalink)
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None of the P35 motherboards support SLI. If you want the SLI option, I would suggest the MSI P6N Platinum.

The E6850 isn't worth it, when actually for a cheaper price, you can get a quad core processor. Specifically the Q6600. Get it from, as they probably have the cheapest price for the Q6600.

For the motherboard, I would not worry about SLI, because you can just get one powerful graphic card. So I would suggest the ASUS P5K Deluxe.


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I would get Q6600 instead of E6850 because it is $20 cheaper - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail
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