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Old 07-28-2006, 05:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Cheap Conroe MOBO solution...

Seems to be a while before DFI will come out with a conroe board, but I think I found an excellent solution if you MUST have conroe now:

or if you dont want to screw around with open box

from what I understand those support conroe right?

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Old 07-28-2006, 07:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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it's an AGP board. what about PCI-E?

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Old 07-28-2006, 07:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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..... No.
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Supports both AGP and PCI-e, supports conroe. Read these:

AnandTech Conroe Buying Guide

OCworkbench - ASRock 775Dual-VSTA benchmark

~30 bucks for a conroe motherboard seems to be an inexpensive solution.
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