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CheekyChava

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Oct 30, 2002
Location
UK
I am looking to build a new Athlon system, buying a proccessor 1.0GHz - 1.4GHz to overclock as much as possible.

HELP! WHAT MOTHERBOARD?

Tell me anything that might be of use; easiest to overclock with, cheapest, best performance etc. I'm not bothered about anything apart from the M/B and CPU at the moment, unless you have something really useful!


Thanks, Paul.
 
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ronin1967

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Oct 10, 2002
Location
Highland Park, NJ
I recommend getting one of the OEM XP 1600+ processors, especially from newegg.com or gameve.com, look for AGOIA stepping preferably 0213 Y, 0212 Y, 0226 Z, they are some of the best, they only cost around $60 and will overclock like fiends(I run mine at 166FSB-1750MGZ at default voltages).

As far as boards go, EPoX boards are great and have some great features built in, for overclocking and features you can't beat them, and they tend to be a little less $$$ then ABIT or ASUS

If you want KT333, go with EPoX 8K5A2 or 8K5A2+(for the RAID, and worth the pennies extra)
 

Stedeman

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Aug 29, 2002
Location
Lewiston Maine
GA-7VAXP
VIA 8X V-Link architecture (533MB/s)
VIA VT6306 IEEE1394 controller
Promise PDC20276 ATA 133 RAID controller
Raeltek 8100BL Ethernet 10/100Mb LAN controller
AC97 Realtek ALC650 6-channel sound Chip
Dual BIOS
take a look under $90 on price watch
7vaxp.jpg


as for the cpu I would recomend the same as "ronin1967"
 
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