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Stuck on Mobo


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livitup

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I'm stuck as to which mobo to purchase for the Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 Processor - 2.66GHz.

I've looked pretty hard at the Asus P5B premium. I'll be using this computer primarily for GIS software. (Cartography..mapping and such) I won't be doing any overclocking.
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Troy

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Hi livitup, welcome to Geeks to Go!

The Asus is a nice choice, especially as you're looking at it pretty hard :) Don't forget it has a 965P chipset, which is last-generation. You should be looking at something with the P35 chipset, like an Abit IP35-E or a Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3 - all good choices.

Hope this helps. :wave:
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I didn't double check myself but I think the P35 ASUS is the P5K. It gets good reviews from Tom's Hardware.
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Id also go for a p35 mobo right now.


Look at the GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3P its quite better than the regular DS3 but yes you could get by fine with one of the ds3 gigabytes. The GA-P35-DS3L is $99.99 at newegg.

Abit makes good boards too I just bought the Abit IP35 PRO and its a very very good board but meant for serious overclockers.
The other abits are great aswell. Tough choice just look at reviews/benchmarks and such or if you want to save money get the DS3.
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