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Best Mobo for i7-2600K Sandy Bridge

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What would be the best mobo for this CPU? There are few out there but I am not too confident on myself choosing the right one.
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P67a-ud7
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The most expensive one? Haha. You really only need to find one that will do what you need it to do. If you get the best one and don't use it to it's full potential then it'll just be a waste. So in that sense, the "best" is probably an opinion depending on what you want to use it for. But I'm just gonna throw out the Asus Maxmius IV Extreme?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ryahn;13420062 
What would be the best mobo for this CPU? There are few out there but I am not too confident on myself choosing the right one.

Go here and take some time and research... http://www.overclock.net/intel-motherboards/916189-official-intel-p67-sandy-bridge-motherboard.html I also recommend you Google some site reviews about whatever catches your attention. Afterwards would be a good time to ask about that particular mobo you would consider buying. Hearing the thoughts about those particular mobos owners will provide you more insight and it will help you make the right decision for yourself biggrin.gif
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The best is Gigabyte p67a-ud7
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post #7 of 12
Gigabyte p67a-ud7 or the one in my sig.
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As for everyday usage with the 4.8GHz & higher OCs on air, there are many capable P67 mobos that can be considered the best by opinion (unless you want a TRI-SLI mobo). Go to that link in post #5 and do some research instead of taking somebody's word for it. You're going to end buying a P67 mobo and realize you could of bought something just as good for less money wink.gif
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Originally Posted by csm725;13420261 
The best is Gigabyte p67a-ud7

What makes it the best besides being a TRI-SLI/Crossfire mobo?
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Originally Posted by c0nnection;13420297 
Gigabyte p67a-ud7 or the one in my sig.

You should be ashamed of yourself for not tapping into the raw power of that mobo. What are you waiting for?
Edited by drBlahMan - 5/7/11 at 2:34pm
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Thanks, I will do my research.
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Single or Dual GPU:
P67A-UD5 or P8p67-deluxe

Tri GPU or 2 GPUs at 16x:
P67A-UD7 or Maximus 4 Extreme
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