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Hi Folks,

Starting a new thread. I'm looking for a good 1155 socket motherboard. The only real requirement is that it have 6 SATA slots. What I have found is that this is typically:
  • 2x SATA 3.0 (6GB/s) slots
  • 4x SATA 3.0 (3GB/s) slots

That's perfectly fine.

Over the years, I have come to prefer working Gigabyte motherboards over all other mothebroards, but I'll keep an open mind this time around.

I'm looking to build a media server, and want an 1155 socket mobo, and I'm trying to keep the motherboard price around $100 or lower. I'll go as high as I need to but I'd prefer to pay less if possible. Any recommendations given my requirements?

Thanks!
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Do you plan on using a discrete video card?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by R. Smith View Post
Do you plan on using a discrete video card?
No, just the integrated graphics of the proc...
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OCZ Verts Series 60GB SSD, WD 640GB Black Plextor DVD, LG Blu-Ray Windows 7 (RTM Build) 64-bit Dell 24" 2407WFP-HC 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Verts Series 60GB SSD, WD 640GB Black Plextor DVD, LG Blu-Ray Windows 7 (RTM Build) 64-bit Dell 24" 2407WFP-HC 
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OCZ Verts Series 60GB SSD, WD 640GB Black Plextor DVD, LG Blu-Ray Windows 7 (RTM Build) 64-bit Dell 24" 2407WFP-HC 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Verts Series 60GB SSD, WD 640GB Black Plextor DVD, LG Blu-Ray Windows 7 (RTM Build) 64-bit Dell 24" 2407WFP-HC 
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