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5.6 out of 10

Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3

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Bought a used major computer component and it works.

jjpatterson64, Ebay
4 June 2014
  • Summary: It was really great to be able to find a part that exactly matches the one I had to replace. You can not buy back-dated components, this one being 7 years old, from the manufacturer and you sure can't beat the price. It is pretty technical but this allowed me to fix my computer without starting over. Thanks so much for the OPTION!
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Working since 2007

av g e "av g e", Amazon
26 April 2013
  • Summary: This motherboard has been working since 2007 and has given me no problems whatsoever. runs 1st gen and 2nd gen core 2 duo cpu 800/1033/1333 mhz
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Good socket 775 board, lots of SATA ports, 1333 mhz bus support. Its good.

tr.ray, Ebay
4 May 2011
  • Summary: Good board, this is the second one I have owned. The first one was actually a 965p-s3 v1, which doesn't have solid capacitors on it. It eventually failed after many years, so I picked this one up to replace it. D (as in DS3) stands for "durable", I assume, as the BIOS splash screen has it in big letters at boot. Northbridge heat sink gets really hot, just like my old one, but it really isn't a problem until one tries to overclock the system...
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Issues, Returned - Seller very Helpful

Ebay
7 September 2009
  • Summary: The product was originally bought to upgrade existing computer. Unfortunately, the motherboard wouldn't post. After contacting the seller and returning part, seller found issue and was able to repair. However, seller refunded cost. I'm rating the seller as excellent as opposed to the product. I would not hesitate to buy from seller again!
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Easy Installation And Flawless Performance.

Brandon Hoffman "Brandon Hoffman", Amazon
25 September 2007
  • Summary: When you build your own computer you know that the motherboard is the backbone of any system. Knowing that, reliability and ease of use is of primary concern. The Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3 has both of those features. This motherboard easily fit into my mid sized ATX case, each port and connection was clearly labeled and the layout is excellent and ergonomic. I set this up with 4GB of Kingston Ram, a 2.4 ghz core 2 duo processor and SATA drives.
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Great for first time builders and people who want a stable motherboard

Mike "Movie Buff", Amazon
26 September 2006
  • Summary: Last August I stepped into the world of build your own system. Im totally brain dead when it comes to computer parts and putting things together. I have a habit of taking things apart and having no clue how to put it back together. Armed with a few books on BYO and help from a few forums, this changed. The DS3 motherboard posted on all of my parts the first time and is very simple. Please be careful with the RAM. The manual specifically says DDR2-ram of 1.8v.
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Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3

Estuansis, AfterDawn.com
31 July 2008
  • Summary: This board is a bit older now, but still an excellent overclocker for even quads. Got it for $99 at newegg probably a year and a half ago. It is nearly identical to the GA-P35-DS3L. Same onboard audio, board layout, colors, BIOS, everything. If you have one of these, you have a very nice motherboard, even at its budget price. I went straight from one of these to an EVGA 680i board and I was unimpressed in both quality and features for the $160 I paid.
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Selbst beim Übertakten stabil (Überarbeitet)

Linthorul, Ciao
12 December 2007
  • Summary: Als ich mir vor knapp einem Jahr mein System zusammenbaute, habe ich mir dieses Mainboard gekauft. Ich habe mir es gekauft, da ich fast nur positive Stimmen über das Mainboard gehört habe und die Ausstattung genau meinen Ansprüchen entsprach. Zu der Ausstattung gehört ein Handbuch (auf Englisch), 4 SATA-Kabel, 1 IDE-Kabel, 1 Diskettenlaufwerks-Kabel und eine Treiber-CD für Windows XP und Windows Vista.
  • Pros: Stabil, nur die benötigte Ausstattung, Übertaktungsmöglichkeiten
  • Cons: BIOS & Handbuch auf englisch
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Gigabyte GA965P-DS3

core2duo, Ciao
19 November 2007
  • Summary: Hallo, Ich besitze dieses mainbord seit januar in verbindung mit mdt ddr2 800 speicher und einen core 2duo e6300. Zum Oc verhalten fällt mir eigentlich nur gutes ein ich habe den fsb von 266 auf 400 gesetzt mein core2duo macht das mit, und das board auch. Das ist schon eine gute leistung und zeigt die solide verarbeitung spannungen, brauchte ich nicht zu erhöhen.
  • Pros: Gutes OC verhalten, Preis, viel sata 2
  • Cons: 1 IDE anschluss
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Endlich das Richtige

NecroRS, Ciao
9 June 2007
  • Summary: Nachdem bei mir in kürzester Zeit zwei Mainboards von Abit ausgefallen waren, war für mich klar, in nächster Zeit kommt mir kein Abit Board mehr ins Haus. Ich machte mich also erneut auf die Suche nach einem vernünftigen Untersatz für meinen Core2 Duo E6400, nach kurzer Suche fand ich ihn in Form des 965P-DS3 Rev. 3.3 von Gigabyte Technology.
  • Pros: Spitzen Design // Schnell // FSB 1066 unterstützung // Lautlose Kühlung // Optimal zum Übertakten // Ausstattung // Kompatibilität // Support // Mitgelieferte Software // Solid Caps // Günstig
  • Cons: Nichts !
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