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I'm happy with my X58A-UD5 (rev 1.0).
Even an X58A-UD3R 2.0 like I have will do the job even with high overclock... I just can't understand why people need "Classified", "Assassin" or some other killer-motherboard... besides for Quad-SLi or specific things...
Edited by adridu59 - 7/26/11 at 9:01am
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OSMonitorPowerCase
Ti-89 OS 3.10 LCD Dot-Matrix 160x100 4x 1.5V AAA Ti-89 HW4 Black 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core™ i7 930 Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R 2.0 Gigabyte GTX 470 SOC G.Skill RX 2x4GB 1600C8 
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PNY Prevail Elite 120GB Hitachi 7K1000.C 1TB LG GH24LS50 Noctua NH-C12P SE14 
OSOSMonitorKeyboard
Windows 8 Pro x64 Lubuntu 13.10 x64 Samsung BX2250 Logitech Illuminated 
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It really depends what you intend to use the rig for. If you can make decent use of 6 cores/12 threads then the 980 may well be the best bet - that is of course assuming losing SATA 6 GB/s isn't a deal breaker for you. Again whether it is or not is entirely dependent on what you are doing with it.

Personally I frequently make use of all 12 threads and don't really care about large scale data-drive access speeds so the 980X wins out vs a 2600K for me. I think for regular home use and gaming a 1155 rig is probably better value and comes with quality SATA 6 GB/s ports. Perhaps even consdier a 2500K for that type of use.
the rig is for music producing. the hard drives need fast connection for large files write do disk and fast copy etc. This is about large files of several GB up to terabytes.
    
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