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Best BD board to occupying 2x video cards + PCI audio card.

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I want an 990 series motherboard with that can support 2 gpus and a PCI sound card. I want one with the most PCI lanes available while not taking away the use of the PCI slot.

I'm looking at Gigabyte's UD5 but I would like to know what other board I should look at.
UD7 would be the perfect board, but it seems so overpriced.
Edited by Dhalmel - 7/31/11 at 8:49am
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Asus Sabertooth, Asus crosshair 5 and AsRock 970 Extreme.
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i would not recommend a GB board, it looks like they changed nothing when it comes to support for boards. so these early BD boards will probably end up with a poor beta bios like the AM3 did.
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Here's one more option

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i have the ud5 with 2x 6870's a sound card and a wifi card just fine
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