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    Is there a mobo that qill take 2 x core2quads?

    As per title, google isn't answering my question.....

    Any help would be appreciated.
    Tom Scott,
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    • James Thorburn's system
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      • Core 2 Quad Q6700 @ 3.4GHz
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    LGA775 is single socket only.

    You could however buy a pair of Xeon 53xx series chips and a workstation motherboard, as these chips are Clovertown - the LGA771 (2 socket) equivilant of Kentsfield.

    If you go this route it requires FB-DIMMs, not standard DDR2 or DDR3.

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    Either 2 x Xeons .... or a QuadFX AMD Combo

    (Tom - you could have asked me this via pm )

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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidM View Post
    Either 2 x Xeons .... or a QuadFX AMD Combo

    (Tom - you could have asked me this via pm )
    I rang you guys this morning!

    I'll PM you next time David...
    Tom Scott,
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