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    Recommend me a Mobo please.

    i currently have an asus p5k deluxe wifi, but am running into so many problems with it, that i want to burn it and get a new one.

    So looking for recommendations that fit the following criteria:

    - Supports ddr2-8500 ram
    - 4-6 usb on mobo
    - 4 or more SATA ports
    - maybe inbuilt wifi
    - can overclock a q6600 to 3.8ghz-4ghz.
    - has esata
    - socket 775
    - is reliable/stable
    - optical out (spdif)
    - cheap
    - has pci-e (x16) for my 8800gtx

    Wouldn't mind getting a 2nd hand one if anyone is selling them.



    If anyone could point me in the right direction or make any additional suggestions, i would be most thankful.

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    Re: Recommend me a Mobo please.

    I think you'll have problems finding a mobo with wi fi, however I would look at the Asus P5Q range, currently have a "Deluxe" myself, and find it a very good board...the "Deluxe" is not exactly cheap, but there would be a good drop in price going S/H.

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      • Storage:
      • 2tb internal
      • Graphics card(s):
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      • Corsair HX620
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    Re: Recommend me a Mobo please.

    wifi is really needed just thought it'd be nice. i can always get a cheap pci wifi card.

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    Re: Recommend me a Mobo please.

    The Biostar TPower has some good reviews and is a good alternative to the Asus. The price is set at around the P5Q pro but with P5Q Deluxe performance.

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      • Motherboard:
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    Re: Recommend me a Mobo please.

    thanks but its quite expensive. Looking for a relatively cheap or 2nd hand option

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    Re: Recommend me a Mobo please.

    Have a look at the Gigabyte or DFI boards. - good overclockers and better value than Asus.

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      • Motherboard:
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    Re: Recommend me a Mobo please.

    any specific models u can recommend merdat?

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    Re: Recommend me a Mobo please.

    Not that cheap but the DFI DK P45-T2RS-PLUS is one of best socket 775 mobo about.

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      • Motherboard:
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      • CPU:
      • q6600 @ 3.6 Ghz
      • Memory:
      • 4gb (1066mhz)
      • Storage:
      • 2tb internal
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 4870x2
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX620
      • Case:
      • Antec p182
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 home premium (64 bit)
      • Monitor(s):
      • Samsung 2333SW @ 1080p
      • Internet:
      • 10mb virgin

    Re: Recommend me a Mobo please.

    went for a gigabyte ga-ep35-ds3

    saw one on fleabay with manual and accesories for £40 inc

    how do you guys rate this mobo?

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    Re: Recommend me a Mobo please.

    Quote Originally Posted by r_j_k_p View Post
    went for a gigabyte ga-ep35-ds3

    saw one on fleabay with manual and accesories for £40 inc

    how do you guys rate this mobo?
    I was gonna sell you mine for that price, missed the post. Nice board, good overclocker, not the best, but good.

    It's 4.98*

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      • Motherboard:
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      • CPU:
      • q6600 @ 3.6 Ghz
      • Memory:
      • 4gb (1066mhz)
      • Storage:
      • 2tb internal
      • Graphics card(s):
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      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX620
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      • Monitor(s):
      • Samsung 2333SW @ 1080p
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    Re: Recommend me a Mobo please.

    ah sorry about that.
    what's bad about it mate?

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    Re: Recommend me a Mobo please.

    Nothing really bad about it, just it's not the best board out there for overclocking but it's still got my E8600 upto 4.2GHz and more. It's got all the features you need and for £40 you can't moan. I paid £80 for mine. I suppose I just want i7

    It's 4.98*

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      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte ga-ep35-ds3
      • CPU:
      • q6600 @ 3.6 Ghz
      • Memory:
      • 4gb (1066mhz)
      • Storage:
      • 2tb internal
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 4870x2
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX620
      • Case:
      • Antec p182
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 home premium (64 bit)
      • Monitor(s):
      • Samsung 2333SW @ 1080p
      • Internet:
      • 10mb virgin

    Re: Recommend me a Mobo please.

    wow impressive.
    i'm going to try to get my q6600 to 3.8ghz, maybe 4ghz if i'm feeling adventurous.

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