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    which motherboard?

    im not too educated on motherboards so im wondering which i should get i know ive asked before but im a bit skeptical about epox from some of the threads ive read. its gotta be s939 pcie hopefully good for the future (X2's etc) so any help is greatly appreciated.

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    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127212 this one doesnt look too bad and its in my price range. any cons? and it says Sata II. can i use a sata 150 drive?

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    I would go with the Epox 9NPA+ Ultra before the AN8 Ultra. The AN8 has issues with 1T command rate. I don't know why you would be skeptical about the 9NPA+Ultra, it's a fantastic board and I haven't heard much complaints about it at all from users. Look at all the reviews from end users at newegg, the fact that it won Anandtechs Gold Editors Choice Award and it's price tag is nice as well. The Epox also has SATAII (nF4 Ultra support) and is backward compatible with SATA150.

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    Abit makes some nice boards. SATA 150 will work fine. You may also want to look at the DFI.
    http://www.monarchcomputer.com/Merch...ry_Code=AMD939

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    ok i guess im just skeptical because i would hate to buy a board thats not worth the money. ill be checking out the epox. thanks!

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    Abit's 939 boards are all certified to be X2 dual core compatible.
    i7 920 with Antec KÜHLER H₂O 620, Gigabyte X58-UD3R, 6GB PC-12800 OCZ Gold DDR3, 2x 5850 1GB CF, 2x 250GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.11, 1TB WD Caviar Black, 22" Samsung 226CW, 20.5" LG L207WT, Logitech G16 and G5 with Icemat v2

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    gigabyte

    OK, here i am again, im startin to feal like a gigabyte rep which im not...

    This board isn't trash i can tell ya that..
    http://tw.giga-byte.com/MotherBoard/...-K8NXP-SLI.htm

    nf4, sli, sata 2 and a bunch of goodies to go with it..i havent heard anything but you cant super overclock it but it is overclockable..

    also a 64 x2 compatable.
    Last edited by locaj; 07-24-05 at 02:32 PM. Reason: add

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