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Old September 29, 2008, 12:51 PM
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Default Motherboard under 100 bucks but good for oCing?

looking for something cheap but decent. I've been looking at the Asus P5QL ATX which is very cheap...but I don't like the placement of the power connector...it's like right next the PCIe slot...it might get in the way of the 4870X2 I'm planning on putting in.
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Old September 29, 2008, 12:57 PM
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This is what I've picked so far.

MSI P43 NEO-F LGA775 P43
Biostar TP43D2-A7 ATX LGA775
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Old September 29, 2008, 01:04 PM
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I would recommend the Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS3L

Gigabyte EP45-DS3L ATX LGA775 P45 DDR2 PCI-E 2PCI SATA2 HD Sound GBLAN Motherboard - DirectCanada
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Yeah the gigabyte is a solid choice
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+1 for the Gigabyte EP45-DS3L.

Pretty much the only decent $100 motherboard out there IMO. Well the P35 is fine too but when it's nearly the same price, you're better off with the P45.
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+4 for the DS3L, P35 or P45 doesn't matter.
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+5,6,7,8,9,10 for the Gigabyte, and even a P35 board will do great.
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Old September 29, 2008, 03:12 PM
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Gigabyte it is then. thanks a bunch.
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Old September 29, 2008, 03:32 PM
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+11 my GA-P35-DS3L has never failed me.
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Gigabyte it is then. thanks a bunch.
Great choice. You'll be very happy you went with it.
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