Upgrade warpath: Abit IP35 Pro vs Asus P5N32-E SLI

Which would you choose?

  • Abit IP35 Pro

    Votes: 1 33.3%
  • Asus P5N32-E SLI

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Other - Please give example

    Votes: 2 66.7%

  • Total voters
    3

scooterlicious

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131153
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813127030&Tpk=ip35+pro

Help me decide between these two boards based on which would be the best balance of overclocking and features without exceeding the $180 mark. I want to drop a Penryn based chip in when they come out and clock the beast to 4GHz, hopefully. I know the IP35 Pro can probably take the FSB higher, but the 650i based Asus board allows me to set the FSB independently from the memory so I dont have to buy performance RAM. Which should I choose, and why?



Im on the overclocking upgrade warpath! :sol:

TY,
Scoots
 

Gravemind123

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I would say either would be great choices. I haven't heard very much positive things about both of them. P35 is supposed to overclock quad-cores a bit better then nForce 600 chipsets, so you might want to take that into account. The Asus board should support Penryn, but I would be sure double check that, as some 600 series boards don't.