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powerover
29-12-2009, 06:22 PM
:dogeye::crying well...after this incident:
http://www.pressf1.co.nz/showthread.php?t=106123

my mobo needs to be replaced, any suggestions?

it needs to accept my e8400 CPU
it needs to accept my DDR2 800MHz rams
it needs to accept my 250GTS graphic card
it needs to be purchaseable in NZ
preferably SLI ready
under $300.....

is it possible? any suggestions?

thanks guys

Speedy Gonzales
29-12-2009, 06:37 PM
This (http://www.xpcomputers.co.nz/product-asus_p5n_d_nforce_750i_sli_1333fsb_2xpcie_gblan_13 94_atx-5162)

Looks like the ASUS P5NT WS Nforce 680 Sli, P5N32-E, P5ND, P5N-T, P5NSli are all socket 775, support DDR2, support Sli

Strommer
29-12-2009, 08:34 PM
Do you want usb 3.0 ?

I have heard that a couple of mobos have 3.0

Speedy Gonzales
29-12-2009, 08:37 PM
ASUS had one, but killed it. I think MSI have made one

powerover
30-12-2009, 07:38 AM
This (http://www.xpcomputers.co.nz/product-asus_p5n_d_nforce_750i_sli_1333fsb_2xpcie_gblan_13 94_atx-5162)

Looks like the ASUS P5NT WS Nforce 680 Sli, P5N32-E, P5ND, P5N-T, P5NSli are all socket 775, support DDR2, support Sli

thanks speedy i was looking at that as well, the only problem is I have never heard of this XPC and I dnt know their reputation----what if stuff breaks and needs to be sent back to them and get replaced? I dnt really know how good they are at after-sales service..any ideas?

and it is out of stock... :crying

thanks

powerover
30-12-2009, 07:39 AM
Do you want usb 3.0 ?

I have heard that a couple of mobos have 3.0

hey steve thanks 4 the reply.

I dnt need usb 3.0.....tooo fancy.. :P

davidmmac
30-12-2009, 08:02 AM
thanks speedy i was looking at that as well, the only problem is I have never heard of this XPC and I dnt know their reputation----what if stuff breaks and needs to be sent back to them and get replaced? I dnt really know how good they are at after-sales service..any ideas?

and it is out of stock... :crying

thanks

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powerover
30-12-2009, 08:14 AM
thanks david, I had that list somewhere where I cnt find....

but yeah when i was first buying all my parts I went for the playtech and ascent and computerlounge..they are gooooood.

cheers