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Old 08-09-2006, 06:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have been trying to get the Asus P5W DH Deluxe motherboard, but it is sold out everywhere and has been for a while. I need it by august 25th, so im looking at other options. what would you suggest to be the best core 2 duo botherboard? (must have DDR2800)

any suggestions would be great. thanks
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Old 08-09-2006, 06:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Order it from microcenter.com and pick it up at the store they have in Chicago.
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Old 08-09-2006, 06:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

not the asus, unless your not OCing, of your not gonna OC then thats a great board, but if ya are gonna OC get the ds3/4, wat conroe ya getting??
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^ talking about the Gigabyte DS3/DS4 models (GA-965P-DS*) I assume..

The DS4 wont be out in the USA untill september according to Gary Kay, an editor for AnandTech.

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It is out in Asia currently, maybe September in the states, trying to convince Gigabyte to bring it in earlier. The price was targeted for the $150~$175 range post ramp up, the DS3 was in the $125~$150 range post ramp up. Of course the pricing is a little different now.
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Slayer- I recommend the DS3, check some reviews and see what you think. Anandtech(.com) did a comparison of most conroe boards that are out now, as well as tomshardware(.com). Teh DS3 is great as well as the DQ6, bute ht DQ6 is also almost $USD300.
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criky, didnt know, that, get it for OCUK, but costs more
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http://www.pagecomputers.com/store/P...t%5Fid=1107363
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Old 08-10-2006, 01:19 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I am also getting a MB for my conroe. I will be overclocking as much as I can (going with water!). Should I go with the GigaByte GA-965P-DQ6 or P5W DH Deluxe? Thanks, I just wanted some help before I take the plunge and pick one!
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i think the best over clokers are the ds2/4 but seeing as the dq6 is more expenive verion i geuss it should be pretty good
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