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hey no idea which board to get...

i wanna get something Decent but not tooo expensive as proably end up killing it sometime soon


boards have to be from
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...h=138_1207_803

and cpus ill be using?
mostly dual cores.. eg. x2 260, x2 555 (maby BE ).. and some quad cores.. like the x4 640 and x4 840ish... maby later on something like the 1055t.

but for now just gonna be slowly buying cpus every now and then..

but yeah need a board. :/ which should i go for? something around the $100 - $200.. peferably around $150ISH?
    
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You will need a ASUS Crosshair board if your going to do the benching stuff
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EDIT
I did not read your entire post and did not realize that you needed a board available at that site so after I re-read your post; I went and checked the boards up and there really isn't much to pick from in your price range.

I suggest going the "used" way.

I have Gigabyte GA-MA790FXT-UD5P for benching and it's a beast of a board. Chances are you won't find it new anywhere, but you may luck out and find a used one for sale like I did. I paid $90 for mine a few months ago.

You could also go with a used Asus Crosshair IV Formula if you find one... Most people that stick with AMD are moving to AM3+ boards anyway so there should be plenty of those floating around for sale in all the different sites.
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Yeah it would be nice but don't have 400 to drop onto a board just yet lol

Looking for something more mid range then ultra high end. Just be board on that site around 150 give or take
    
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