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    S775 mobo advice

    Hi all,
    I'm looking to get a motherboard for a friend who's wanting to overhaul his PC. It's going to have a C2D E6600, 2x2gb sticks of DDR2 RAM, and he wants to use it mostly as a media, browsing and MS works PC. I would like something that can take moderate overclocking, and doesn't make too much noise either.
    The other thing to consider is that he wants good sound, so either quality integrated sound, or i'll get a separate sound card.
    Budget between 40 and 60 ideally.
    Thanks,
    Max

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    Re: S775 mobo advice

    Probably that
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?W...TA+RAID%2c+ATX

    although the mobo power connector is poorly placed.

    Over budget but i would maybe go for this
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?W...TA+RAID%2c+ATX

    Sweet lord the king has returned!!
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?W...TA+RAID%2c+ATX

    Sorry although it's an older chipset it's still perfect for an E6600 even when overclocking. My old favourite

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    Re: S775 mobo advice

    THat p5ql looks deformed. I would consider this too:
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?W...TA+RAID%2c+ATX
    Yeh baby, the dark raider is back.

    The DFI BLood Iron was about £60 too, but looks like that's gone now...

    Nice ninja Mike
    Last edited by SiM; 20-11-2008 at 12:21 AM.

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    Re: S775 mobo advice

    What I say!? lol

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    Re: S775 mobo advice

    You ninja'd the dark raider in, you dark ninja

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    Re: S775 mobo advice

    It called out to me from the depths of the P35 page..

    I'm Back..


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    Re: S775 mobo advice

    Cheers guys. I like the look of the dark raider, and the name!

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    Re: S775 mobo advice

    Quote Originally Posted by Million View Post
    Cheers guys. I like the look of the dark raider, and the name!
    Well it is the older P35 chipset but there aren't any particular performance differences afaik. It's a really great board though, fantastic layout and quality for the money

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