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Invisibledaussaulit
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What kind of motherboard?
    #1124826 - 12/09/02 02:24 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

I was wondering if you guys could give me some feedback on some motherboards. I plan on getting the Pentium 4 3.06 GHz with Hyper-Threading technology. I have narrowed it down to 3 options and maybe you guys can help me decide.
Option #1: Giga-Byte 8IHXP, with PC1066 RDRAM but no 8x AGP support.

Option #2: Any motherboard with the Intel 845(or higher) chipset, supporting DDR333 RAM with 8x AGP support.

Option #3: Wait until June when the DDR400 is supported on motherboard.


Edited by daussaulit (12/09/02 03:41 PM)


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Re: What kind of motherboard? [Re: daussaulit]
    #1124915 - 12/09/02 02:57 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

Get an Asus. They work great with the faster processors.


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Invisibledaussaulit
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Re: What kind of motherboard? [Re: TinMan]
    #1125055 - 12/09/02 03:40 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

I don't think Asus has any motherboards with the Intel 850e chipset. I would love to check, but AsusTek's website hasn't been working properly for the last week.


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Re: What kind of motherboard? [Re: daussaulit]
    #1125309 - 12/09/02 04:58 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

You should check out www.tomshardware.com and see what motherboards they use for their Pentium benchmarks...


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Re: What kind of motherboard? [Re: 3DSHROOM]
    #1125389 - 12/09/02 05:14 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

I've been going there every weekday for the last 2 years. Tom's mentioned that RDRAM's is going to be obsolete when the DDR400 comes out, but that's over 5 months from now, and it'll probably get delayed as usual. They just use DDR333 motherboards because they've stopped making RDRAM boards.


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