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Best 775 MB That I Can Still Actually Buy New?

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I need a NEW motherboard for my Q9550. I know i should just upgrade the whole system but i really cant afford to do that. I am an avid overclocker and i am really looking for an OUTSTANDING, ROCK SOLID 775 motherboard that overclocks well and supports 1150mhz ram that can actually still be bought NEW. Any suggestions?
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i dont think you can really get a "NEW" 775 board anymore. I would try to get a GA-EP45-UD3P
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Tigerdirect and Newegg still sell a bunch of them, but i dont know if any of them are actually worth getting from an overclocking standpoint. The board you mentioned was my 1st choice but i cant find one anywhere.
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post #4 of 34
ebay my friend... there are multiple that are almost in brand new condition.
post #5 of 34
get a used board.

Any of the boards that are left new aren't worth buying at all.
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ebay my friend... there are multiple that are almost in brand new condition.
Ebay sellers might SAY they work perfectly, but if i get a bad one, i cant RMA it and im out the $$$.
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post #7 of 34
This may be about the best thing you could get new.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128496

Still it seems pretty weak but at least it's a P45. It's DDR3 though and you would need new ram, perhaps making it a poorer choice (costing you more).
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Ebay sellers might SAY they work perfectly, but if i get a bad one, i cant RMA it and im out the $$$.
No, not if it stays NEW...
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post #9 of 34
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Ebay sellers might SAY they work perfectly, but if i get a bad one, i cant RMA it and im out the $$$.
well thats what you get when you still try to use old tech. Companies see that majority of people stop using that technology and they drop the product. It happens to everything. Time to upgrade or get a used one.
post #10 of 34
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No, not if it stays NEW...
Correct, but there arent any new ones for sale, none that ive found at least.
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