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Thread: Core 2 Duo on MSI P965 Neo-F motherboard , ok ??

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    Core 2 Duo on MSI P965 Neo-F motherboard , ok ??

    i have seen a pc system for sale on a web site with the core 2 duo e6400 cpu and was told to go for the MSI P965 Neo-F motherboard as an upgrade from a Asus P5L-MX.
    do you guys think that the P965 Neo is a decent budget board for the core 2 duo cpu ?
    not into gaming or anything like that, it will just be a home pc , some web surfing, maybe burning a few cds/dvd's and general office work !

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    If it's just for surfing, a bit of word and a few DVDs, do you really need a C2D? Even if you do, just get the E6300 and save a few pennies.

    No idea on that motherboard though.

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    its a really good deal though on the e6400 core 2 duo and i guess i will be future proof for a few years at least !
    i just really wanted to know what people thought about the motherboard by MSI really, but thanks for you post anyways, cheers

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    i was tempted to chose the MSI board myself, but then I read that it wasn't good for OC'ing. In the end I chose the ASUS P5B Deluxe/Wifi board (£125 on scan) which is the one to get if you're going C2D.

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    • DratUK's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASUS P877-V Pro
      • CPU:
      • I5 3570K with Antec Kuhler 920
      • Memory:
      • 8Gb Corsair Vengance
      • Storage:
      • 120Gb OCZ Vertex 2 Sandforce, 1TB WD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Palit Jetstream 670
      • PSU:
      • Enermax 720
      • Case:
      • Lian Li A10B
      • Operating System:
      • Win 7 64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell 24" 1900x1200
      • Internet:
      • VM 100
    Review conclusion.
    I've used MSI for donkeys, found them reliable easy to setup.
    Your not OC'ing so what u need is reliability,MSI has always given me that.

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    I cant agree about MSI reliability, I have recently had two dead motherboards, one of them was dead out of the box, and the other was dead within 24 hours. I have currently got a faulty MSI router, and in the past I have had Numerous other MSI parts fail, including a socket 7 board, a 939 board, and a graphics card.

    Asus P5B has been the most impressive and reliable board that I have used recently.
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    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

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