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Old 02-05-2007, 07:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Is this a good mobo for overclocking with?
its the mobo that I have chosen that is compatible with my cpu (intel C2D e6300) and I was wanting to know if it was anygood for over clocking because In the future I know I will be wanting to have a supa ownage pc by doing this.

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yes it is a good overclocker.

Since you are considering getting it, you might want to read these articles to get familiar with it:

ds3 bios mania
ds3 lab testing (they got an e6300 to 7x505 stable in this one )

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yes that is an excellent motherboard, i'm gonna get mines pretty soon.

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Old 02-06-2007, 12:10 AM   #5 (permalink)
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one of the best overclockers their is, I prefer the P5B-E to it though for around the price range though.
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i use the same mobo for my e4300 allendale, i should try that out with my new dx build, anyways i got the same parts i just need help installing the heatsink and the fan, i usually get some1 else to do it for me.........
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Old 02-06-2007, 02:40 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Sora
one of the best overclockers their is, I prefer the P5B-E to it though for around the price range though.
just wondering sora, why do you prefer p5b over ds3? i am thinking of building my mom a rig and (lol) if it stomps i may be building myself a new one and giving her mine...hee hee...
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Old 02-06-2007, 10:05 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Woah at least I made a good choice because I'm going to overclock my new C2D and im glad I have the tools to do it.

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