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Topic Title: Opt 165Dual + MSI K8N Neo4-F
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Created On: 03/04/2006 11:39 AM
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 03/04/2006 11:39 AM
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daslickone
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Found a Barebone That sounds Ok for the Price......$299 Inc Shipping.

http://3btech.net/ce685at64so9.html

Barebone Upgrade Kit Includes


Includes an AMD Athlon 64 3000+ 939 pin CPU
MSI K8N Neo4-F With nFORCE 4 Ultra Chipset
Includes 256MB PC3200 DDR RAM
Mid Tower Case with 550 Watt Power Supply. Holds 4-5.25" Drives 2-3.5 Exposed 5-3.5 Hidden Drives. Front USB

Realtek 7.1 Channel AC'97 CODEC 100% Sound Blaster compatible sound card
2 Serial ATA Connectors
16X PCI Express Slot for Next Generation video
PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse Ports

---Vid Card -- Still Shopping.......
---Deff gonna upgrade ram......Suggestions.......have 1024 2700 In old system...
Want to upgrade CPU to Opty165X2. Will This MB+CPU combo work to give me a decent OC?????

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Opty 144 CACJE 0604apmw @2.59 (9x288) HT3 1.39v
ASUS X-Mars HS+ EC 70mm5400rpm+AS5
DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultr-D 939 BIOS 6.00 06/23/05
Patriot 1GB (2 x 512MB) Dual Channel PDC1G4800+XBLK 2.5-4-4-8 1:1 2.85v 576
Hiper 580 Mod PSU
XFX 6800 XTreme 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI-E (Masked pipes unlocked)
(2) WD IDE 80g HD (WD800JB)
 03/04/2006 12:04 PM
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Flintstone
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Interestingly, I went to 3btech's site and looked at the configuration possibilities and they only offer AGP video cards for a PCI-e motherboard. Seems like a problem and you might consider going elsewhere just because of this glaring error.

Just a thought.

Flint

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 03/05/2006 09:47 PM
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mburgan
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The Opteron165 seems to be an OverClocker favourite.

The MSI K8N Neo4-F is basically an MSI K8N Neo4-Platinum with only a single GB_LAN and only one SATA controller. Other than that they are identical so there is no reason why this mobo can't be used to overclock. If I am not mistaken, MSI even include a feature called D.O.T. (Dynamic Overclocking Technology) that lets you get the system to overclock itself to safe levels.

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