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    im looking to get this motherboard:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131402

    (its going to be 94.99)

    and this memory:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231277

    (105.99)

    and one of the Thuban CPU's


    any suggestions? comments? objections?

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    That board lacks a CPUNB multiplier control, so you'll be limited on your OC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by logan View Post
    That board lacks a CPUNB multiplier control, so you'll be limited on your OC.
    a what?

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    Quote Originally Posted by say what View Post
    a what?
    You can't change the multiplier that controls the speed of the Cache/IMC. It'll limit your OC.

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    what about this one? even though im shy against the newer motherboards

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131631

    or this
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128435
    Last edited by say what; 08-04-2010 at 16:04.

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    Quote Originally Posted by say what View Post
    what about this one? even though im shy against the newer motherboards

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131631

    or this
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128435



    I am going to get this one. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157188

    It looks pretty good. Has the newer technology, and supports the new processors. Plus it is on sale right now .

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    Quote Originally Posted by logan View Post
    whats the real difference between the two? the northbridge? 790X vs 890GX :/

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128435
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    if you're going to OC, the one I linked has more power phases, and ought to OC better.

    The only real difference is integrated video. The one I linked lacks it, but it has quite a few more USB ports. The 890GX chipset is basically 785G, but it's clocked up a bit. SB850 has SATA3 and loses ACC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by logan View Post
    if you're going to OC, the one I linked has more power phases, and ought to OC better.

    The only real difference is integrated video. The one I linked lacks it, but it has quite a few more USB ports. The 890GX chipset is basically 785G, but it's clocked up a bit. SB850 has SATA3 and loses ACC.
    what does acc do? and wouldn't it not matter since they both have SB850?

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    acc is what will unlock the extra cores on a CPU other than that I'm not a 100% sure

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    acc is what will unlock the extra cores on a CPU other than that I'm not a 100% sure
    well thats pretty useless thuban has 8 cores instead of 6

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    LOL I guess so, but like I said there may be more to it that I am unaware of, Logan or Jake will be able to give a more difinative answer.

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    Thuban is native 6core. Magny Cours has 8-12 cores. Magny is the new Opteron series, so it's only on socket G34. The package is huge compared to what we've seen, hence the new socket. Thuban will be on AM3. Think of Istanbul, but with some improvements.

    On SB750/710, a few pins from the CPU socket run to the SB, and ACC goes through the SB to unlock cores and generally increase overclocks. On the new SB850, it is absent. Completely. Some manufacturers (Asus for now) have or may have core unlocking features, but it's no longer standard in the southbridge.

    You are correct, though. With SB850, ACC doesn't matter because it isn't included. If you really want to, you could get a board with SB750 and buy the Phenom II X4s with nomenclature ending in T to unlock. SB850 isn't too special. It just has SATA3 support, and has slightly improved SATA/USB performance.
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    Save the money on the CPU why spend it? It's just like tossing it away the new CPU's are on the way.

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