What's the best motherboard out now??

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by LowLikeWhoaF150, Aug 11, 2004.

  1. cost
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    price

    need all info. I'm looking to build a new computer
     
  2. Lateralus

    Lateralus New Member

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    Anything made by Asus
     
  3. Rob

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    Without more details we can't help you much.

    But yeah...I have had nothing but good luck with my Asus. I had an abit that had issues with the IDE drivers. Not to say that that is an issue with all abits, just something that I experienced.
     
  4. plat

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    you need to decide what processor you want first
     
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    I've always been happy with Abit boards never had as good of luck with Asus myself.
     
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    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    what kind of cpu?

    i really like my socket A asus a7n8x-e deluxe (asus flagship socket A board)
     
  7. maczter

    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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  8. my bad. I'm new to this, this is going to be my first complete build. What's the best processor. cost really isnt an issue
     
  9. i'm kinda partial to pentium processors because i worked with dell computers for a while. i dont know much about amd processors.

    I just want to build something that wont become obsolete in 6 years. I'm looking to pretty much max everything out. Best video card, best sound card, 1 or 2GB ram or 512mb ram minimum.

    So that's why i'm looking for the best board and processor. Thanks for the help guys, keep the imput coming :)
     
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    That's from pricewatch.com, am i going about building a computer all wrong or no? I figure get the board and processor. then get a box, then get all memory/video/sound/network/ cards and hdd
     
  11. Aphot

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    Thats A tad expensive, I recommend Newegg, Great selection and free shipping on some items, very good site. www.newegg.com
     
  12. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    Not possible unless you never upgrade your software.

    I've had very good luck with Intel motherboads. Extremely reliable and stable. Asus is my 2nd choice, and if I were building an AMD system Asus would be my first choice.
     
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    I like Soyo motherboards.
     
  14. 20Deep

    20Deep You never with Wenger

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    you know PC Chips Just bought out soyo right?
     
  16. Dwight Schrute

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    No reason to get a socket 940 and an FX if you can get an FX and a socket 939 board now. The 939 mobo will give you better upgradability in the future, because the socket will be around for a long time. And, the 940 requires registered RAM, which is more expensive.
     
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    anything you buy now will be obsolete in 6 years.
     
  19. What about ram chips? should i get 2 sticks of 2gb? or 2 sticks of 1gb?
     
  20. RaginBajin

    RaginBajin Have you punched a donkey today?

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    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    Definitely go ASUS.
     
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    Fastest desktop processor in existance. Faster than the fastest Pentium 4 overclocked. Worth the price tag for that kind of bragging rights. :cool:
     

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