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didn't microcenter just advertise a i7-960 with a Gigabyte UD3 for $360? That's a pretty good deal I'd say.
I wish i had a mc near me.

also, what about the rampage 3 formula?
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didn't microcenter just advertise a i7-960 with a Gigabyte UD3 for $360? That's a pretty good deal I'd say.
You'll be hard pressed to get over 200 BCLK on a UD3.

960 will have the ability to get 25 multi I believe.
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I wish i had a mc near me.

also, what about the rampage 3 formula?
Formula is good as well for being a regular ATX board but it won't hit as high BCLKs as the Extreme.
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If you're okay with open box deals, newegg has a R3E going for about $280 (compared to $379.99 normally)
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If you're okay with open box deals, newegg has a R3E going for about $280 (compared to $379.99 normally)
yea, i been looking through that. Thats why i asked about the formula, its a bit cheaper then the extreme.

I think $280 is a bit out of my price range. Im really not looking to spend alot.

What would be the best board for maybe $200 + or -

Im thinking about getting this r3f. It looks like a sweet board.
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I love my R3F
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