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Old 01-09-2007, 02:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I cant decide on a mobo lol can sum1 help i dont care about price much just want an average overclocker.

secondly does any1 know if this monitor is any good??? 19" viewsonic VX1945WM viewdock

the website i use is called www.scan.co.uk

my specs are as follows:

optical drives
2x Sony AW-G170ASV (IDE)
1x Samsung SH-S183A (SATA)

processor
Core 2 duo E6600

Video card
512MB Palit 7950GT

Memory
2Gb (2X1Gb) Corsair Value Select, DDR2 PC5300 (667)

harddrives
2x 500 Gb Seagate ST3500630AS Barracuda 7200.10 SATA 300
1x 320 Gb Seagate ST3320620AS Barracuda 7200.10, SATA300

wireless (obivously no need if inbuilt on mobo)
Belkin F5D7001UK 125g Wireless PCI

Ive been looking at this mobo but im not sure wether it is any good or not
Intel BLKD975XBXLKR i975X

Thanx for any help and I know these help request threads are a bit annoying lol
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Old 01-09-2007, 03:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I found an alternative to the first monitor wondering if it is worth the extra £100 for an extra 3 nches of screen and a higher resolution. here is a link for both of them

http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Compa...246&CPID=18247
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Wide screen is awesome in games that support it (future games will no doubt support WS). A gigabyte ds3 is a good budget overclocker or a asus p5b-deluxe/wifi if you can spend more. The intel battle axe 2 seems like a good mobo too.
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Im not really on a budget Ive got more then £150 which is $300 lol so budget doesnt really matter I just want something which is compatible with everything and easy to use. What monitor would u reccomend out of the two???

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What do you need about 1.3TB of disk space and three (!) optical drives for?
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I run a small media server its currently at 450gb and its only been running for 4 months so i was gonna use 1tb for communal use and the 320gb as a personal hardrive .

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and optical drives are so cheap i just thout mite aswell get 3 and fill all the bays
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You said an average overclocker (not saying the ds3 and p5b-deluxe are avg. ocers; they're great ocers), and i thought you meant a budget board by it. The evga 680i or asus p5n32 680i boards if you want sli. Other then that, a ds3/p5b-deluxe or a p5w-deluxe are good boards and you can use the extra money to get another HDD or something.
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