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    Cheap motherboard for overclocking

    Can anyone recommend a cheap motherboard for a Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 chip that will also overclock well.

    Looking at the Abit IP-35E, is this a good overclocker or is there anything cheaper thats good also?

    Also of the budget graphics cards which is the best? ATI or Nvidia?

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    Re: Cheap motherboard for overclocking

    Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L is and good overclocking board as for a budget graphics card what price range was you thinking of?

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    Re: Cheap motherboard for overclocking

    the IP35-E is a very oc good mobo for the price.
    An alterative to a P35 based mobo is http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=594521

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    Re: Cheap motherboard for overclocking

    Thanks will check both motherboards you guys suggested.

    Either the ATI 2400 or the same priced Nvidia, which is better?

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    Re: Cheap motherboard for overclocking

    Would be better if you gave us an actual budget price to work to, but generally speaking the 2400 can't play games but is very good at hi def movie decode.

    Is 47 quid too much?

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    Re: Cheap motherboard for overclocking

    yea sorry it's not really for gaming, just the cheapest avalible.

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    Re: Cheap motherboard for overclocking

    IP35E is a great board for the money, just be cautious that the northbridge heatsink is quite fat and your heatsink/fan choice may need replacing/modifying.

    For instance, Arctic Freezer Pro 7 needs a corner cut out of the fan assembly.
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    Re: Cheap motherboard for overclocking

    8400GS is a bit better then 2600 Pro but don't get one with a fan.

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