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It might be hard finding a quality 1366 board for under $160. I've never used ASrock before so I can't say, but your best bet would be looking at reviews on that board before purchasing.
if this will work http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115211 with it im in!!
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I wouldn't build x58 anymore unless the CPU was free.
 
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I wouldn't build x58 anymore unless the CPU was free.
ok?
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a 2500K i5 will run circles around i7 950 .... I've built two 2500K in past few months. I can OC on both of them to 4.8 GHZ with ease. And I have to work hard to get the 950 i7 above 4.25Ghz... also like the post above you will have really SATA3 rather than the cheap/fake Sata3 on all x58 boards... do more research you will regret building x58.
 
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post #16 of 25
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I wouldn't build x58 anymore unless the CPU was free.
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Honestly you would get much better performance switching over to sandy bridge. They run much cooler than their 1366/1156 counterparts. You also get the newer technology such as SATA 3 and USB 3.0.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115072
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157229
but thats an i5
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a 2500K i5 will run circles around i7 950 .... I've built two 2500K in past few months. I can OC on both of them to 4.8 GHZ with ease. And I have to work hard to get the 950 i7 above 4.25Ghz... also like the post above you will have really SATA3 rather than the cheap/fake Sata3 on all x58 boards... do more research you will regret building x58.
but your system rig is a x58 huh? ass.

thanks why im asking because i dont know.
post #18 of 25
Why not? The thing is still beastly. That is like saying I am not building sandy bridge anymore because ivy brdige came out.

If the OP can get the parts cheaper than SB then why not? Yeah SB is faster, but your point? X58 or P55 is vastly superior to what he has now.... Things are far from dead bro.


And OP, to answer your question, it isn't the best out there, but it isn't the worst either. If you look a little harder you can find something better, but it is a good board.


I know it is more expensive, but this board is much better.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131641
Edited by Lord Xeb - 7/18/11 at 9:43pm
 
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post #19 of 25
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Why not? The thing is still beastly. That is like saying I am not building sandy bridge anymore because ivy brdige came out.

If the OP can get the parts cheaper than SB then why not? Yeah SB is faster, but your point? X58 or P55 is vastly superior to what he has now.... Things are far from dead bro.


And OP, to answer your question, it isn't the best out there, but it isn't the worst either. If you look a little harder you can find something better, but it is a good board.


I know it is more expensive, but this board is much better.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131641
yeah thats to much
post #20 of 25
Keep on topic, dosn't matter if SB is better. Right now hes asking about this board and if there's anything better in that price range.

That asrock is decent but it's a bit dated now, either way it's still a solid board. I'm not sure if your comfortable with open box but this is under your budget and a better board.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813130500R
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