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Old 06-16-2004, 03:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am going to be building a new computer soon. I think I am going to be getting the Amd Athlon XP 2800+ - 3200+... I'm still deciding on that. What do you think would be the BEST motherboard that can support these processor's, and what would be the best for the money??

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Old 06-16-2004, 03:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i keep on reading stuff about abit motherboards, i guess they are the best, though i personally have a gigabyte.

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Old 06-16-2004, 05:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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ASUS, Abit, Gigabyte, they all will have their pros and cons. I think you should decide what you want in a motherboard, then decide how much you want to spend. Finally look fo a mobo that fits within both and buy it.

Personally, i like ASUS.
Lian Li Aluminum Case
Intel D975XBXK2R Mobo
Core 2 Duo E6700 CPU
EVGA 8800 GTS Video Card
Corsair XMS 2 x 1gig RAM
Zalman 9500 CPU cooler
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Old 06-16-2004, 10:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I have talked to tons of people and 99% of them love
Asus...I'm building a similar machice and i'm getting the A7D8X-E Deluxe...or you could just get the A7D8X-E

My Computer:
-UV Reactive Acrylic Mid-Size Case
-Thermaltake 420W
-AMD Athlon XP \"Barton\" 3200+ 400MHz
-Cooler Master Aero7+
-Asus A7N8X-E Deluxe Mobo
-nVidia GeForce FX 5700 128MB
-2x Kingston HyperX 512MB PC3200
-2x 200GB WD 7200 8MB SATA
-2x 12\" UV Cold Cathodes
-5x 80MM 4UV LED Blue UV-Reactive Fans

My Laptop:
P3 750MHz, 512MB, CD-RW/DVD Combo, 15.1\" TFT, 20GB HD, 32MB integrated video
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