liar wrote:What I've got http://www.newegg.com/OldVersion/app/vi ... 01R&depa=1 I like the agp lock, it makes the overclocking nicer.
FubbHead wrote:Actually, I found ASUS Socket A boards to be great quality. But.. they are sure as hell picky with the RAM, although it seems most nForce boards seem to be to some extent. I've been running their A7N8X Deluxe v2 a good 2-3 years. Bitching as hell at first with the Twinmos/Winbond memory (not BH5 chips though, CH5 I think) I bought with it, but bought a couple of Kingmax later on and the problems went away completely.
If you want a real solid setup, go with an ASRock. I found them to be the Kalashnikov of motherboards, but not the best performers . You'll probably get better performance with either a nForce2 or KT880 board though. Not tried any KT880 personally, but if they're less picky than the nForce2, I'd look for those first.
LicketySplit wrote:Still running a 8RDA+..great boards...but i think the NF7S v2 is a better one..everything under the sun for your lil hands to tweak with. You said you wanted the best nf2 board..thats it..that epox one (2nd) is a nice one too.
I was thinking about the NF7S v2....but shied away because of cap worries. I guess the problems have been worked out though. Hmmm.
PRIME1 wrote:I have the ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe & I recommend it as the best.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6813131478
Convert wrote:flip-mode wrote:.....
You couldn’t get another 11mhz fsb out of the board so it was a "dud" and you won't touch DFI again, wtf.
I got better oc's with my dfi than a nf7s and a7n8xe deluxe (and consequently the ultra B I bought for a friend beat the abit and asus too).
Which means squat. It doesn’t mean abit and asus suck. I just had other problems with them not related to OC.
Convert wrote:Every single nf2 400ultra has a heatsink on newegg.
flip-mode wrote: In the end, there are probably about 5 contendors for best Socket A board, and which one wins is going to depend a lot on your tastes.
Ghede wrote:I have to to say that I have bought two Abit NF7S v2's and they are still happilly running with no issues so far. Excellent overclockers too.
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