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ok i'll be upgrading to sandy hopefully soon (hopefully in the next month) lookin to spend around $250 or so on a mobo just wondering what are decent boards and what not it must be sli compat
(here is a list of board i can pick from)
http://www.centrecom.com.au/catalog/...page=1&sort=3d
Edited by IXcrispyXI - 6/10/11 at 6:52pm
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was thinking the sabertooth but are there any cheaper board that have near the same specs?
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Great sandy mobo? Easy! Buy a great motherboard, throw sand on it!

Serious: The Sabertooth is the best you will get for your money. Many will tell you ASRock is a good cheap option but I do not care for their boards and wouldn't personally recommend them.
 
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Great sandy mobo? Easy! Buy a great motherboard, throw sand on it!

Serious: The Sabertooth is the best you will get for your money. Many will tell you ASRock is a good cheap option but I do not care for their boards and wouldn't personally recommend them.
yea i didnt want to go with asrock havnt heard about them for to long and kinda dont trust em enough yet just wished the sabertooth had some better colors though
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yea i didnt want to go with asrock havnt heard about them for to long and kinda dont trust em enough yet just wished the sabertooth had some better colors though
Well you don't have to stare at it when it's in a case I've never doubted the performance of the TUF boards but damn they are ugly IMO.
 
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Well you don't have to stare at it when it's in a case I've never doubted the performance of the TUF boards but damn they are ugly IMO.
well i guess abit of paint wont hurt the outer plate on the sabertooth wont hurt it
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Based on site reviews, you will do much better buying the PRO over the Sabretooth. Overall, the PRO is a much better mobo & cost less
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Based on site reviews, you will do much better buying the PRO over the Sabretooth. Overall, the PRO is a much better mobo & cost less
this 1? http://www.centrecom.com.au/catalog/...ducts_id=50698
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And if you want to go a step higher to have a clear cmos button (if that matters) and a few more rear usb ports, & onboard reset button, you'll do even better with the EVO...http://www.centrecom.com.au/catalog/...ducts_id=50699 and it still cost less than the Sabretooth
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I'm LOVING my Maximus IV Extreme, but it's a bit more expensive than some and a bit over your budget. If I were you I'd look at an Asus P8P67.
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