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65nm CPU fsb 1066 with a 1333/1600 fsb mobo?

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November 11, 2008 5:06:49 AM

I was looking at picking up a q6600 kentsfield 65nm Quad Core, which has an FSB of 1066, along with this motherboard:

GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

It's a great deal right now and has what I am looking for, however, the FSB supported reads 1333/1600. I almost ordered it and then stopped.

Will this chip and mobo work together?

If not, any other suggestions for a great, comparable motherboard for the same price that will work with this processor?

Thanks!
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November 11, 2008 5:32:30 AM

http://www.gigabyte.us/Support/Motherboard/CPUSupport_M...

Intel Core™ 2 Quad Q6700 2.66GHz 8MB Kentsfield 65nm G0 95W 1066 F4
Intel Core™ 2 Quad Q6600 2.40HGz 8MB Kentsfield 65nm G0 95W 1066 F4
Intel Core™ 2 Quad Q6600 2.40GHz 8MB Kentsfield 65nm B3 105W 1066 F4
Intel Core™ 2 Duo E7500 2.93GHz 3MB Wolfdale 45nm M0 65W 1066 F4
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November 11, 2008 5:45:34 AM

Doesnt matter.... I'm running FSB 1800 on a 1600 Mainboard. 1066 means that its just 266 quadpumped (266x4). They will work.
November 11, 2008 6:01:57 AM

The 1333/1600 fsb on the mobo specs are the max fsb it can handle. I've got a Q6600 running on a Asus P5Q Deluxe and it's fine, even oc'ed it to 3.0 ghz with no problems.
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