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I've decided to get the 2500k, and now just need a mobo to put it in. Now I'm completely lost when it comes to motherboards, so I need your guy's help.

I've been leaning towards the ASUS Sabertooth, but people keep nagging me its too pricey, so give me some insight!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ame=LGA%201155
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ASUS P8P67 PRO has more features and are cheaper. Check my Club for Reviews and info

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Or, if you want to save even a few more bucks and just need a basic board, the P8P67 Vanilla is a solid board as well.
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What about the EVGA?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188073

Even though its new, a lot of people have recommended it to me saying they have great warranties.
post #5 of 11
If I was going to spend around $200, I would look at a Z68 board. The Gigabyte Z68X-UD4 is less than $200 and has great reviews.
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Originally Posted by 4x4n View Post
If I was going to spend around $200, I would look at a Z68 board. The Gigabyte Z68X-UD4 is less than $200 and has great reviews.
but for what it's worth it's a semi "fake" z68.. no on board vga out and no virtu support.
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virtu is crap FYI, but if you want it + GB you can get teh UD3H
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love my asrock fatal1ty pro
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I wouldn't get the Sabertooth, i've read a few reviews about how the "motherboard heatsink" is more of a heat trapper. If you're looking at sub-$200, ASRock P67 Extreme6 is nice. That was the board I would've gotten if my budget had not grown a bit (and i got the Z68A-GD80 from MSI). The Asus WS Revolution is good if you're looking to go 3x SLI or Tri-Fire
post #10 of 11
Asus p8p67 Deluxe has more power pulse and stable for OC
I move to Gigabit and MSI and ASus
Edited by yoyo711 - 5/30/11 at 4:59pm
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