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Whats the best CPU/Motherboard for overclocking?

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July 21, 2007 11:58:35 AM

Just wondering whats the best CPU/Motherboard for overclocking? After seeing so many choices. I dunno which to pick. Help please
July 31, 2007 7:35:44 AM

Uh-oh.

Overclocking is you do to gain extra bang for the buck. It depends what you're planning to do with your system.

If you game, pick a dual core processor.
If you render or do number crunching, get a quad core processor.

I'd say you can't go that wrong with E6550/E6750/E6850 (C2D) or Q6600.

Pick any solid P35-motherboard for these and you'll be fine, for example Asus P5K-series or Gigabyte DS-serie.
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