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just wondering what's the best mobo choice for i5 2500k build with 2 gtx 580? what i have in mind is the GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD4-B3 LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard. any suggestions? thank you
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post #2 of 10
I'm using the z68 ud4, and I love it.. Not to mention it's super sexy -_-
post #3 of 10
Asus P8P67 Pro is the best bang for the buck and also the most common board in use here at OCN (for plenty of good reasons).

Z68 is somewhat pointless and offers little benefit over a P67 chipset board (unless you need onboard video).
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post #4 of 10
Ud4 isn't bad. The ASUS p8p67 series is very popular though also. Especially on this forum.
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post #5 of 10
My Maximus IV Extreme-Z is coming Tuesday. It has a lot of features I won't need but it's an awesome board.
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post #6 of 10
The best mobo to get is the one with the right features for you. If your looking for a great oc'ing board, take your pick. Sandy bridge processors require very little from the board to overclock, i've seen 5ghz on as little as 6 phases.
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Asus P8P67 Pro/Deluxe/Sabertooth
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P67 ud4
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post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by Robilar View Post
Asus P8P67 Pro is the best bang for the buck and also the most common board in use here at OCN (for plenty of good reasons).

Z68 is somewhat pointless and offers little benefit over a P67 chipset board (unless you need onboard video).
This.
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If u want the best then get the maximus extreme 4 or ud7 or g2 sniper
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