Best budget mobo for e2140/60?

I was trying to find a good solid OC'ing mobo around the $50-$70 range that can OC an e2140/60 on a stock HSF? Is this one, good enough, or is the there a better/cheaper mobo available that I'm missing? I'm looking to have 4 DIMM slots that can at least handle 800mHz DDR2 and have a minimum of 4 SATA ports for future upgrades. Of coarse PCI-e slot for the GPU :)
GIGABYTE GA-P31-DS3L LGA 775 Intel P31 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128062
I've been shopping on ebay to find a good match, but haven't found one yet. Just trying to get as close to $50 as I can without sacrificing quality. Thanks for you efforts in helping me.
 

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Here is a comparison chart from the Gigabyte web site. http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/Motherboard/Products_ComparisonSheet.aspx?ProductID=2615,2629

The one main feature the P35 has that the P31 does not is the "Ultra Durable" labelling. This is because you have standard heat sinks on the P31 as opposed to heat pipe type protection on the P35 series. This does not mean you can't overclock. You just may be more limited with the P31, unless you add a north bridge fan or something.

I have the P35-DS3L and it has been running like a champ since April at 2700 mhz on the stock cooler.

Here is an interesting article on OCing the E2 series. http://xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu/display/pentium-e2160.html
 

Interesting article. I missed where they state which mobo that they used, so wondering which one was used for the article. I believe that the p31 is just a bit less OC friendly, so I'd probably go with the p35 version. I was wondering if the p965 chipset would do as well as the p35's, assuming I could get a p965 for around the $60 range. This would only make the purchase of a p965 worth it. I've been seeing p965's on ebay for about $55-70, so I've been checking them out too. Wish the p35's were about $20 cheaper :( That is one of the few reasons that the AMD can beat the Intel based mobo's at. I can get loads of mobo's in the $60-70 range from AMD based mobo's, but it's hard to find comparable mobo's from Intel based mobo's at an equivalent price and options that the AMD mobo's can bring to the table.
 

tlmck

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The P31 has solid caps also.
 

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On the Testbed and Methods page they list the board they used as the very pricey ASUS P5K Deluxe. The cheap version of this board is the P5K SE. A few dollars more than the Gigabyte P35. Asus does not do a P31 board to my knowledge.