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Old 07-02-2007, 03:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Asus, Gigabyte or other options?

Not sure as to which one I want to go with. I actually had a Gigabyte 965G - DS3 and it was DOA. So I'm not too excited about getting another Gigabyte but everyone seems to like them so I'm willing to try again. Here is basically what I have:
Intel e6420
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I just want to make the right choice this time on the mobo because with the Gigabyte I couldn't even post. Also, I was reading that that G.Skill mem that I have needs to run at 1.9v, but I was reading a post that some people had trouble getting the DS3 board to stay booted long enough to change the voltage. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 07-02-2007, 03:36 AM   #2 (permalink)
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well many people here uses 965p-ds3 which mine was bought off from a store and works great! i think you should try msi platinum if you really don't want to get gigabyte. for me gigabyte is great and msi would be another choice...
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The gigabyte P35-DS3R is one of the best atm for overclocking. Maybe the msi platinum for features.
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if you wanna save money a cheaper p956 MB would be great. eg ds3 etc. also 650i's are ok aswell. 680i's bascially some with added features. but i heard that some of the new p35 models are great for o/c'ing aswell. eg p5k or msi platnium are some good ones. really is up to you. i think some of the p35's are actually level price with some of the p965's. honestly i would go with p965 since i have had no expierence with the new p35
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if you wanna save money a cheaper p956 MB would be great. eg ds3 etc. also 650i's are ok aswell. 680i's bascially some with added features. but i heard that some of the new p35 models are great for o/c'ing aswell. eg p5k or msi platnium are some good ones. really is up to you. i think some of the p35's are actually level price with some of the p965's. honestly i would go with p965 since i have had no expierence with the new p35
actually the p35-ds3r (gigabyte) is cheaper than the MSI plat and the p965 ds3
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actually the p35-ds3r (gigabyte) is cheaper than the MSI plat and the p965 ds3
dun make me come over there.....

yeah go for the dsr then
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Thanks for the reply's guys. I think I will prob go with the ds3r
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