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secureprivacy
05-10-2009, 05:47 PM
Can anyone recommend me a cheap, VERY OVERCLOCKABLE motherboard, which supports:

1) LGA 775 (supports Intel Pentium Dual Core E2140)
2) 4 x DDR2 slots (i.e. max of 8GB ram)

Blam
05-10-2009, 06:33 PM
P5Q Series.

Pro if you can afford it, other SE

hueybot3000
05-10-2009, 06:44 PM
Yeah Blams on the mark

secureprivacy
05-10-2009, 07:01 PM
can they fit into a mATX case? I think my case is mATX - it measures about 40cm x 40cm x 18cm

Speedy Gonzales
05-10-2009, 07:11 PM
The P5QL-EM, P5Q-EM are MATX. The P5Q Pro, P5Q SE2, P5Q turbo, P5QL Pro, P5QL SE are ATX

secureprivacy
05-10-2009, 08:03 PM
But the P5Q-EM is a G43 chipset - are there any cheap P45 mATX boards - good for overclocking? (it isn't possible to fit a ATX board in an MATX case right?

Speedy Gonzales
05-10-2009, 08:10 PM
Probably but theres also different brands of mobos. Have you checked in google yourself?

No probably not. An ATX mobo wont fit in an MATX case

Sweep
05-10-2009, 08:30 PM
I know about overclocking a CPU and GPU but how do you overclock a motherboard other than changing jumpers?

Just curious.

Speedy Gonzales
05-10-2009, 08:35 PM
More recent mobos theres not a lot of jumpers for OC'ing. Probably were on old mobos, but recent ones, I think you do most of it in the BIOS

Sweep
05-10-2009, 08:42 PM
More recent mobos theres not a lot of jumpers for OC'ing. Probably were on old mobos, but recent ones, I think you do most of it in the BIOS

Probably correct in so far as my BIOS will allow overclocking but to be pedantic it is NOT the motherboard that is overclocked but rather the CPU is it not? And yes you can run the RAM at a higher speed too once again in the BIOS.

Agent_24
06-10-2009, 12:03 AM
My nForce 4 SLI board provides options for tweaking the chipset voltage etc, it just depends on how much your board is designed for overclocking I think.

But overclocking RAM etc also requires that your chipset (or CPU rather, now) supports that higher clock as well

secureprivacy
06-10-2009, 04:27 PM
What type of PSU would I need for this build:
1) OC'ed Pentium Dual COre E2140
2) 4GB DDR2-800
3) ASUS p5Qseries
4) 2 SATA HDDs
5) Phillips DVD_RAM Drive on IDE
6) Alpine Pro 7 CPU Cooler
7) Wireless LAN card
8) Nvidia Geforce 8400GS

qazwsxokmijn
06-10-2009, 04:34 PM
A good brand 350W would do. 400W better. 450W best. 500W too much. 550W overkill.

secureprivacy
06-10-2009, 05:59 PM
Wht do you mean by overkill? - it would destroy the components - or is it just too much?
By the way, if you have a 650W PSU, does that comfortably satisfying a core i7 and at least a 9800GTX+?

qazwsxokmijn
06-10-2009, 07:09 PM
Lol.....the latter. Overkill means too much. Like when an enemy has 200HP and you dealt it 2600HP of damage. That's overkill.

And yeah, 650W is enough for an i7 and a 9800GTX+. 550W is good enough too, but I would get something larger than 550W.

Blam
06-10-2009, 08:25 PM
By the way, if you have a 650W PSU, does that comfortably satisfying a core i7 and at least a 9800GTX+?

If its of a decent brand yes, it should be fine.

secureprivacy
07-10-2009, 09:47 AM
how well does the p45 overclock over P43 and P35?

Speedy Gonzales
07-10-2009, 10:07 AM
Look here (http://www.overclock.net/intel-motherboards/489889-p35-p43-p45.html)