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Ok, thanks for the help. Its very very confusing for me to decide man!
I've got about somwhere around $200 for the mobo. you tell me the best one from ASUS and GIGABYTE.
Best for the price....

Asus P8P67 Pro
Asus P8Z68 Pro
Gigabyte P67 UD4
Gigabyte Z68 UD4

The Asus for some odd reason tends to be more popular. I bought mine before it was such a craze.
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Ok, thanks for the help. Its very very confusing for me to decide man!
I've got about somwhere around $200 for the mobo. you tell me the best one from ASUS and GIGABYTE.

and is this the UD4?
http://www.gigabyte.com/products/pro....aspx?pid=3759
Yes, that's the UD4.
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Best for the price....

Asus P8P67 Pro
Asus P8Z68 Pro
Gigabyte P67 UD4
Gigabyte Z68 UD4

The Asus for some odd reason tends to be more popular. I bought mine before it was such a craze.
I'm going with the ASUS then, the B3 version right? Both the ASUS p67 and GIGA p67 are for about $250 here, but I think ill take the ASUS.

Both are b3?

And does this ASUS board also give some boot looping error?
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Nice to see you on OCN!
Same here .
You budget in INR?whats you vendor asking for p8p67 pro?
I was also going for that with my sandybridge build but postponed the build for exams .
go for it otherwise biostar if u wanna save money.
look here nearly same OC for both.
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I'm going with the ASUS then, the B3 version right? Both the ASUS p67 and GIGA p67 are for about $250 here, but I think ill take the ASUS.

Both are b3?

And does this ASUS board also give some boot looping error?
B3 version boards have been out since March. You won't find a B2 unless its a REALLY shady place to buy from.

The Asus DOES have a cold boot bug. It turns on, turns off for a second, then turns back on and all is well. This is ONLY going to happen when you have PLL Overvolt turned on though, which is usually only needed for 48x and higher multipliers (your miles may vary). You don't want PLL overvolt turned on unless you need it anyway.
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Same here .
You budget in INR?whats you vendor asking for p8p67 pro?
I was also going for that with my sandybridge build but postponed the build for exams .
go for it otherwise biostar if u wanna save money.
look here nearly same OC for both.
Dude, I checked up and my vendor is giving the same price if not cheaper for the ASUS pro. 11,900. You're a student?
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B3 version boards have been out since March. You won't find a B2 unless its a REALLY shady place to buy from.

The Asus DOES have a cold boot bug. It turns on, turns off for a second, then turns back on and all is well. This is ONLY going to happen when you have PLL Overvolt turned on though, which is usually only needed for 48x and higher multipliers (your miles may vary). You don't want PLL overvolt turned on unless you need it anyway.
Ok the B3 version is all cool then? How much do you think I can hit with this board and an h50? Is the ASUS p8p67 pro very different from the ASUS p8p67?

I experience that cold boot bug with my present mobo also, so i can bear that i think. THe difference between the normal and pro is $50 here, so is the PRO
worth the $50?
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Ok the B3 version is all cool then? How much do you think I can hit with this board and an h50? Is the ASUS p8p67 pro very different from the ASUS p8p67?
The P8P67 Pro has 12 phase. The vanilla P8P67 has 8 phase.

The Pro will be much easier to get the higher overclocks out of it.

With the H50, it all depends on your luck with your CPU. Could be 4.8-5.0GHz or so. It all depends. I'm stuck at 4.7GHz because my cooler sucks horribly. The H50 is probably a good 20*C cooler running than my Xigmatek is.

For the $50, I'd personally rather have the better board. More room for overclocking, means less chances of needing to upgrade later. The vanilla P8P67 also doesn't support SLI / Crossfire. So that leaves THAT upgrade path completely out the window in the future.
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The P8P67 Pro has 12 phase. The vanilla P8P67 has 8 phase.

The Pro will be much easier to get the higher overclocks out of it.

With the H50, it all depends on your luck with your CPU. Could be 4.8-5.0GHz or so. It all depends. I'm stuck at 4.7GHz because my cooler sucks horribly. The H50 is probably a good 20*C cooler running than my Xigmatek is.

For the $50, I'd personally rather have the better board. More room for overclocking, means less chances of needing to upgrade later. The vanilla P8P67 also doesn't support SLI / Crossfire. So that leaves THAT upgrade path completely out the window in the future.
Okay, then i'm going with the ASUS. Anything I should watch out before buying it?

It has two PCI-E slots? If I plug in only one card,it'll still run at 16X right?
Sorry for these stupid questions!

I may have to use a temporary Corsair 400W with this setup, is that okay for a while?
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