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I need help with this question because it seems that MSI is a much hated and feared manufacturer around here and I need something that is effective for me within $150. I will be running one video card and 1600mhz ram.
Edited by 0CALEFACTION0 - 6/28/11 at 7:50pm
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Depends on if you plan to use two video card configureation or not. Or if you plan to achieve a high overclock.

Good brands most people like are gigabyte and asus.
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imo if you could swing it i would get this, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131705 , it has a 12+2 phase and overclocks a 2500k to 4.9ghz proven here, http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/mot...p8p67-review/3 . a motherboard is one of the those tings you don't really want to cheap out on.
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Depends on if you plan to use two video card configureation or not. Or if you plan to achieve a high overclock.

Good brands most people like are gigabyte and asus.
I have seen a lot of praise for the p8p67... but which one do I choose...
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P8P67 or UD3?
    
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How about the Asus P8P67 LE?
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I found the ASROCK P67 Extreme 4 to be the best rated 1155 mobo on newegg. Anyone have it? Want to comment on it's performance and stability? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157229
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How about the Asus P8P67 LE?
Check out the Biostar TP67XE... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138317

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I found the ASROCK P67 Extreme 4 to be the best rated 1155 mobo on newegg. Anyone have it? Want to comment on it's performance and stability? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157229
That's a good mobo but just do not go by NewEgg personal reviews. You should also Google some site reviews and check this thread out... http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...therboard.html
Edited by drBlahMan - 5/11/11 at 12:45pm
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Check out the Biostar TP67XE... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138317



That's a good mobo but just do not go by NewEgg personal reviews. You should also Google some site reviews and check this thread out... http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...therboard.html
Thanks for that thread bro.
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Gigabyte GA-P67-UD4 or Asus P8P67 Pro?
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sabertooth how many power phases does it has? how can i check it's power phases (how does it look like)
    
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