E8500 with Asus or Gigabyte

camymic

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Hi there....

I plan to Overclock Intel E8500 to 4.0Mhz

This is What I have:
Cooler Master true Power 550 sli
2X2 4gb Corsair Dominator ddr2 1066Mhz PC2 8500 C5 5-5-5-15 2.1v
Cooler Master Cooling tower V8
Cooler Master Nano fusion thermal compound
2 X WD 640.0GB/7200/16MB/SATA
asus DVD RW
asus DVD R

I short listed 2 motherboards

Asus P5Q Pro
Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P
about same Price here In Malaysia

What Would be your Choice? What would You expect to Push E8500
Your Recomendations and Tips Are welcome

Thank you in advance

Michel
 

caniba

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They will both get you there. I think the UD3R is a great choice and if you are not going to crossfire get the UD3R and save some cash.
 

camymic

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Thank you Caniba....

I Have An Eye on a XFX gforce 9800gtx+
and no plan to go for 2 Graphic cards.....

I will go for the UD3P as it is ready available here in Malaysia

The next steps is To try to Climb to the 4mhz limit
I am Biting my fingers as it will be my first Overclock

I have to Find overcker UD3P for Dummy

Thank you again

Michel