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    Does this exist?

    Been wanting to go back to SFF for a while but whats been bugging me is that in going to have to sacrifice power, i.e single slot vid cards if I want to use my X-FI card, would have to go to the larger shuttle chassis if I want to use more than 2gb ram (hate the Chassis) then I got to thinking, I have one of the MATX Asus cases here, that would work if I can get the right components.
    Everything looks good appart from the motherboard.
    I would need a mobo that supports quad core 4gb ram and can overclock.
    Does such a board exist?
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    Boards that support Core 2 Duo should support Core 2 Quad with only a bios update.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    Boards that support Core 2 Duo should support Core 2 Quad with only a bios update.
    Just what I wanted to hear
    If thats the case then its dremel time on this case to get some airflow in it
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    Also, pretty sure it doesnt but anyone know if the ATI Radeon Xpress 200 Chipset supports Conroe?
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    perhaps ati.amd.com will help ther?

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    Baord needs to be MATX
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    So far all I can find is http://www.intel.com/products/mother...65OT/index.htm

    But as its a Intel board im guessing it wont overclock?
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    some gigabytes have alrady had firmware out that enables quad-core support,

    i only know this as I have one, so not sure about other manufacturers...

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    The AB9 Pro supports quad core with the new BIOS, but it isn't SFF. In fact, I don't know of any SFF boards that cupport conroe and quad core.

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    Doesnt look like there are any good MATX mobos out there
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    Define good

    There's a fantastic mATX motherboard that I'd recommend even for non mATX cases: ASRock Conroe 945G DVI.



    Goes in the AspireX-Qpack like so:



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    945 chipset :/, found this one which looks like the one ill get :
    http://www.asus.com/products4.aspx?m...1=3&l2=11&l3=0
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    What's wrong with the 945 chipset?

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    Its a older chipset, should get better performance / future proofing from the 965 chipset.
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    Performance difference is negligable, and future proofing - guess so, but I don't think many people are thinking beyond Core 2 Quad - 965 boards probably won't support anything that different anyway. :shrug:

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