Need a mobo for new system

By Nick_M · 5 replies
Dec 19, 2003
  1. Im looking for one that can support my p4 2.4 HT, its to go in a new system Im building.
    Also it needs to support SATA and dual DDR.

    I have a budget of around 85 pounds.

  2. farmer

    farmer TS Rookie Posts: 48

    Here's one option that you might consider, the Abit AI7 Springdale board. It seems to be fast and stable, and another big plus, user friendly. It also has a higher vCore if OC'ing is your thing...

    Here's a review,

    TweakTown and it should fit your price range...

    Good luck....
  3. TS | Crazyace

    TS | Crazyace TS Rookie Posts: 275

    Abit boards are some of the most reliable boards I have ever used.
  4. BrownPaper

    BrownPaper TS Rookie Posts: 407

    you get the new uGuru stuff with that board too. i have heard good things about that board.
  5. Nick_M

    Nick_M TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 20


    I can get the Abit A17 for £83 , but I can also get the Abit IC7 'canterwood' board for £91.

    Would the IC7 be worth the £8 extra?
  6. somekid007

    somekid007 TS Rookie Posts: 271

    the ai7 is a revised is7. it comes with GAT, which is a abit reincarnation of the i875's PAT. in tests, the is7 out performs even the asus p4c800 in some tests. so i think the ai7 is your best buy. unless you need gigabit ethernet then the extra $8 is money well spent
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