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help me choose a motherboard

by phoenixrage / October 23, 2007 3:56 PM PDT

I am planning to build a brand new computer by hand and i am having trouble deciding on a mother board. I am building a system with a antec 900 case,core 2 duo running at 2.4ghz,2 gigs of ram and 320 gb hard drive and an 8800 gts and am not planning to over clock or go sli. I'm wondering if any of you have any suggestions from websites like newegg.
and if you have personal experiance in building a computer yourself please leave some helpful tips since this will be my first build thanks!

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I'd take a look at the Abit IP35 PRO
by VAPCMD / October 24, 2007 11:51 AM PDT
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thanks
by phoenixrage / October 29, 2007 10:14 AM PDT

Thanks man

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(NT) You're welcome . . let us know how you like it.
by VAPCMD / October 30, 2007 11:16 AM PDT
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As for your video card
by djplayedya / October 30, 2007 11:23 AM PDT
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thanks
by phoenixrage / November 12, 2007 10:58 AM PST
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WOW thats a sweet video card i think i shoulda waited. but my computers doing great rite now and i didnt have any motherboard problems thanks for the helppp now i just have $1300 dollars in bills to pay Silly

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(NT) So you got the Abit IP35 PRO ?
by VAPCMD / November 12, 2007 12:24 PM PST
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yepp
by phoenixrage / December 2, 2007 3:21 PM PST

yepp it works fine and the heatsink looks really coool well to me it does

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(NT) Thanks for the feedback.
by VAPCMD / December 2, 2007 10:32 PM PST
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