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    Question C2D Motherboard

    Looking to move to a C2D setup using a E6600 and either 2Gb or 4GB PC5300/PC6400

    Whats the near opposite of the A8N32-SLI Dlx I currently have with my 4400?

    Asus P5W64 Pro
    Asus P5WDG2 WS Pro
    DFI 975X-G
    Asus P5B Dlx Wifi-AP

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    What do you mean by the near opposite?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clunk View Post
    What do you mean by the near opposite?
    I was wondering the same thing, had me somewhat confused

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clunk View Post
    What do you mean by the near opposite?
    I think he means whats the S775 equivalent of the A8N32-SLI Dlx

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    • madman045's system
      • Motherboard:
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      • CPU:
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    aye sorry I wasn't clearer, basically the equivalent to what I already have.

    overclocking isnt really my thing IE useless at it, so dont bother with it.

    So best stock speed and features...

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    Does it have to be an SLI board? I found the 965 boards to be better if you have a single graphics card. What features do you need and what dont you need?
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    • madman045's system
      • Motherboard:
      • P9X79 Pro
      • CPU:
      • I7-3820
      • Memory:
      • 32GB
      • Storage:
      • Not enough!
      • Graphics card(s):
      • HD7970
      • PSU:
      • 850w Corsair
      • Case:
      • Corsair Carbide 300R
      • Operating System:
      • Win 7 Ultimate X64
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      • Dell U2713HM & 2007WFP
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    Id like an Esata port if possible along with firewire, but not essential.

    I dont want SLI, but I would like one 16x for the graphics and maybe a 4x for a raid card

    As many USB as possible and I would use the onboard raid, but having extra for jbod would be good.

    I will be putting in it either 2GB or 4Gb PC5300, but the 4GB would be 4x1GB

    If I can do a spot of overclocking, always up for a laugh!

    Andy

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    P5B deluxe wifi fits the bill then. Great board as well.
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    if you aren't into serious overclocking then an abit AB9 Pro pretty much ticks all your boxes for under £90 - eSATA, firewire etc.
    If you were a serious overclocker then the AB9 QuadGT would be an improvement ~£100.

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    • madman045's system
      • Motherboard:
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      • CPU:
      • I7-3820
      • Memory:
      • 32GB
      • Storage:
      • Not enough!
      • Graphics card(s):
      • HD7970
      • PSU:
      • 850w Corsair
      • Case:
      • Corsair Carbide 300R
      • Operating System:
      • Win 7 Ultimate X64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2713HM & 2007WFP
      • Internet:
      • Plusnet FTTC - 30mbit/7mbit
    Thanks Buff, the QuadGT did seem a popular choice, but I will take a look at the AB9 Pro.

    Thanks

    Andy

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