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Old 08-08-2007, 11:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-P35-S3L LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

i found this mobo on newegg and like it. i want to get it for my build, but wanted to know if it is future proof. i will be currently using this with my pentium 4, but soon be upgrading to the c2d or quads in a couple of months.
so what do u guys think. is this a good option to consider. and i think it is compatible with pentium 4, but not sure. would u guys know
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That's a great budget motherboard, that will support the future Intel processors.

What number model is that P4? But I'm thinking it should work in that motherboard.
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That's a great budget motherboard, that will support the future Intel processors.

What number model is that P4? But I'm thinking it should work in that motherboard.
Newegg.com - Intel Pentium 4 630 Prescott 3.0GHz 2MB L2 Cache LGA 775 EM64T Processor - Retail
this is my current processor. so u do recommend this mobo to me man. from the reviews, it seems to be a pretty good overclocker. any more recomendations on a budget mobo man
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p35-ds3l?
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what case are you going to use this in?
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what case are you going to use this in?
Newegg.com - Eagle Tech Viper ET-CAV2-RD-WOP Red 1.0 mm Aluminum alloy Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail

thats the case i have. but havent used it yet, coz my current mobo is a btx.

thats why i need a cheap mobo so i can start using my new case which has been sitting idle for 3 months.
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Newegg.com - Eagle Tech Viper ET-CAV2-RD-WOP Red 1.0 mm Aluminum alloy Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail

thats the case i have. but havent used it yet, coz my current mobo is a btx.

thats why i need a cheap mobo so i can start using my new case which has been sitting idle for 3 months.
did u get it for free? because about 3 months ago it was free after an MIR...
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Newegg.com - Intel Pentium 4 630 Prescott 3.0GHz 2MB L2 Cache LGA 775 EM64T Processor - Retail
this is my current processor. so u do recommend this mobo to me man. from the reviews, it seems to be a pretty good overclocker. any more recomendations on a budget mobo man
Yep...that processor is compatible with the S3L, and I do recommend it. It's a very good budget motherboard.
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here is my favorite cheap case

Sunbeam Samurai Case - Black
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