Nice mobo for pentium E2160 core 2 duo

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Hi all,

Bought an E2160 cpu and Abit IL9 pro mobo from overclockers the other day, unfortunately i didnt spot that the Abit board doesnt support any overclocking of the cpu in the bios. Abit dont know when / if they will release a bios update that will include O'c facilities. (why didnt i look at the write up first :( lol )

As happy as I am with this lovley budget cpu, im going to have to change the mobo in the near future and get o'c ing this little thing.

Stunned at 18 degrees load temp on a stock cooler too! sweet.

Any recommendations on a nice o'c able board for around £70 - £80.

Ta Neal
 
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well you'll find the 18 degrees load is far from the truth

my 2160 @3.4Ghz idles around 11 degrees and loads about 27

but in >>tat<< it wll give you the correct temperature, idle and load

(if your running vista, you'll have to "run as adminstrator" to make it work)

im using an Asus P5k-e/wifi-ap myself

but most the p5k series will be good, you should get at least 3Ghz
and probably will get an fsb wall around 370-400 (with the 2 i tested)

they start at ~ £70 and go upto £120 with the better models
 
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<maddness> said:
well you'll find the 18 degrees load is far from the truth

my 2160 @3.4Ghz idles around 11 degrees and loads about 27


im using an Asus P5k-e/wifi-ap myself

but most the p5k series will be good, you should get at least 3Ghz
and probably will get an fsb wall around 370-400 (with the 2 i tested)

they start at ~ £70 and go upto £120 with the better models

Thanks for advice maddness, im new to this o'c ing business.

So Everest is lying! although 27 on load is still extremely cool compared to my old Pentium D chip, that was running at 40 on idle and 55 on load!

So im looking for an Asus P5K series mobo... like this one,

Asus P5N-E SLI

or perhaps a little better to spend another £20, and get this Asus P5K intel P35 mobo


Cheers in advance..

Neal
 
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