Help Please: GA-EP45-DS4P or ASUSasus P5Q Pro? Tags: Motherboards Last response: September 9, 2008 8:11 PM in Motherboards Share ctam009 September 5, 2008 12:21:37 AM Hi guys, trying to build a new system, but cant decide on which Mobo to pick because I have heard positive and negatives for both. As an aside, the following will be going on with the MoBo: E8400 9800GT 512MB (these are cheaper then 4850 and are around the same price as the 8800GT in my country) Transcend Jetram 4GB DDR2-800 PC6400 CL5 Dual Channel 2x2GB Some has recommended me to get an ASUS video card with the Gigabyte Mobo....but isnt it a bad practise to mix manufacturers? Cheers for the help in advance ! More about : ep45 ds4p asusasus p5q pro | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove auscanzukus September 5, 2008 12:19:11 PM LOL. You can mix brands of parts. Heck, ATI lets you mix HD 4850 & HD 4870. You can also mix EVGA with BFG 9800 GT cards. Are you going to SLI and/or overclock the cpu? SLI: EVGA 780i CF: ASUS P5Q PRO, GA-EP45-DS3R, etc. | Report abuse ctam009 September 9, 2008 12:01:20 AM Yup, planning to Xfire later when I get the money, and overclock for sure | Report abuse auscanzukus September 9, 2008 10:56:33 AM FYI, P45 does only x8 CF whereas X38/X48 do x16 CF. If that's your concern, get the GA-EX38-DS4. | Report abuse ctam009 September 9, 2008 8:11:31 PM Cheers | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Motherboards>Help Please: GA-EP45-DS4P or ASUSasus P5Q Pro?> Related ressources: ForumGA-EP45-DS4P @ Lan Port 1 NOT Working ForumGA-EP45-DS4P Corsair RAM BSOD ForumNeed help on P5Q Pro - No boot ForumP5Q Pro wont recognize IDE HDD ForumNeed help with bios settings for overclocking my q6600 on a p5q pro mainboard ForumAsus P5Q Pro IDE Boot Problems! help ? ForumHelp with overclocking E8400 on P5Q PRO ForumNeed help with bios settings for overclocking my q6600 on a p5q pro mainboard ForumP5Q Pro LED blinking ForumAsus P5Q Pro ForumHelp please , new ASUS P5Q Deluxe / Q9450 Nothing ForumAsus P5Q PRO 775 P45 RT first boot issues ForumASUS P5Q PRO Silicon Image Drive Expert SATA ports ForumNew heatsink Q6600, P5Q 68C idle temp? Help !! ForumIntel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 ForumHow much memory will XP Pro 32 use? ForumAbit p35 MOBO with a 4870X2 please help guys! Forumrampage formula default cpu voltage? help ForumHelp, what have I done? ForumP5Q IDE ports? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !