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Old October 15, 2007, 02:52 AM
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No I didn't see it.

The Antec P182 is still the case I really want, but if I do that the cost for this total upgrade goes from $680 to $780. When I started I was planning to spend about $300, haha.
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Old October 15, 2007, 07:09 PM
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I'm still contemplating that. I've read equally good and bad things about the eVGA board and the Asus board, so I'm really not sure what to get, which is why I posted here .
I'm totally in the same boat here - I'm just reading other posts first so I don't ask a question thats been answered already - but, yea, EVGA or ASUS .....???

I'm considering the ASUS P5n32-e sli but I see theres an ASUS p5n32-e PLUS motherboard thats slightly cheaper. It lists a 570 chipset along with a 680 - I'd like to know the differences between the two motherboards, but its getting late for me....lol

I'm definitely doing more reading...... looks like as far as the q6600 goes: G0=good B3=bad - please correct me if I'm wrong (under informed...lol)
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Old October 15, 2007, 07:18 PM
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looks good to me man, you could also go for a P35 board or a X38. that super talent memory looks good, you have good chances on getting D9 chips. you could also go Crucial ballistix with a 99% chance of D9 chips :P . but yeah you could change those if you want.
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Old October 15, 2007, 07:22 PM
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looks good to me man, you could also go for a P35 board or a X38. that super talent memory looks good, you have good chances on getting D9 chips. you could also go Crucial ballistix with a 99% chance of D9 chips :P . but yeah you could change those if you want.
I'm not sure how much stock they've had on hand so it might be a new batch, but if he's getting the supertalent from where I think he is, I've got mine running @ 1054 with pretty decent timings. :)
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Old October 15, 2007, 07:59 PM
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Thanks for all the input so far guys :).

I've had a change in plans as far as motherboards go, I'm going to go with the P5N-E, even though it uses the 650 chipset, it'll save me $120, which gives me room in my budget to get the Antec P182. Plus I have a first-hand testimony it's a rock solid board and a great OCer.
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Old October 22, 2007, 07:56 AM
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Hey Jordan:
Tell me what you think of this: Ultra Grid case and 700w psu.

Ultra Grid ATX Mid-Tower Case with Clear Side, Front USB, Audio Ports and Ultra XVS-Series 700-Watt Power Supply ULT40034 in Canada at TigerDirect.ca
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