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    Advice.... mATX board

    I am building a SFF system in a QPack case (i got really cheap!!)

    I would like a Dual core CPU and I would like to to be AMD (I have a P4 system and a Core2 E6600 so I would like a bit of a change)

    What is the best board for the best money?

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    wait for the k10's as it isn't a main computer can you wait 6 months

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    Quote Originally Posted by saltynay View Post
    wait for the k10's as it isn't a main computer can you wait 6 months
    well to be honest its only going to go on my desk at work to make my work day a bit more interesting. I don't really need all singing all dancing but I would like to do a bit of Video Editing etc but I don't want to spend mega $£$£ on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    that does look like a good board.

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    wait a couple of weeks & you can get that mobo's replacement - the AN-M2.

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    My HEXUS.trust abit forums

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    abit nview and a brisbane x2 3600, I am sure ccl still have the abit

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    Quote Originally Posted by Max Tractor View Post
    abit nview and a brisbane x2 3600, I am sure ccl still have the abit
    what makes this board worth over £60?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jay_oasis View Post
    what makes this board worth over £60?
    Ask Abit

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    Quote Originally Posted by Max Tractor View Post
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    sorry,

    why did you advise me to get this board? What makes it worth the money?

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    the choice is very limited, nfm2 overclocks well but you can't rely on it for high bandwidth USB, for example a microphone and a TV won't run on it at the same time.

    other than that, no major problems, I wouldn't buy it again because of USB and desktop noise but I would happily use it as a multimedia workhorse with good uptime if I hadn't got a laptop.

    in fact I'm selling because I have a nice laptop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by viet cong zombi View Post
    the choice is very limited, nfm2 overclocks well but you can't rely on it for high bandwidth USB, for example a microphone and a TV won't run on it at the same time.

    other than that, no major problems, I wouldn't buy it again because of USB and desktop noise but I would happily use it as a multimedia workhorse with good uptime if I hadn't got a laptop.

    in fact I'm selling because I have a nice laptop.
    what case did you have?

    also

    http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Compo...roductId=25425

    that has to be worth it.
    Last edited by Jay; 01-06-2007 at 12:30 AM.

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