It would nice if I didn't get recommendations to get other hardware and would just get an answer and why, thanks .
P.S: should I upgrade to 64-bit? I know I should, but I still want to keep my stuff.
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Unless you run programs which need 32 bit, there isn't any real reason to use that OS. I would personally prefer the Asus board (I won't go into total upgrade). Since the I/O's are identical but the Asus board does support more memory modules (whether it supports more actual ram I don't know but I would believe so). Everything else seems equal.
Thanks, that's what I thought. They both support up to 8 gigs of memory. Do you know which is a better for OCing?
I have never played with clocks on an MSI board and a quick glance through the mobo manual didn't leave me with the impression much, if anything, can be OC'd that mobo. (I may have missed it though... but I don't think so - I looked through the BIOS section pretty good) The Asus board does support OCing.
Yeah...but this is the thread about the ASUS board:
That's why I bought a new one. I think I'm gonna return the MSI one then. Any you would recommend? I got a $50 budget for the mobo.
Ahh, I say, realizing the issue. We do not explain how to bypass/reset passwords here (as you've probably already found out) but a quick google search should provide you a few options to get into your BIOS.
Yeah, I know this ain't the topic, and I understand. I've done researching myself and no luck. Maybe I will just return the board and buy a new one. Do you have any recommendations for the mobo though?