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    GIGABYTE GA-X58A-OC
  • 50% (7)
    EVGA X58 Classified3
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post #11 of 14
Definitely the X58A-OC, but I hope you know where you're going...
Unless you do extreme cooling/overclocking, this board is more than just overkill...

Otherwise you have the X58A-UD9 and X58A-UD7...
Edited by adridu59 - 8/11/11 at 1:52pm
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post #12 of 14
Gigabyte FTW, easiest board I have ever touched in my life even if it is a completely unstable overclock it will still boot it up, just so forgiving that I can't see myself using another brand now.
    
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post #13 of 14
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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post
what are you talking about? LOL the RAMs lots of of the same size and their ram slot hold downs are too.

FYI the OC board and the Classified 3 both have the same amount of USB 3.0 and SATA6G ports! that is hilarious.

on both boards the RAM slots are extra distance from the CPU, and they are just at the right height so that they don't interfere with GPUs, long GPUs, you don;'t need to take them out to replace the RAM. It is the same on both boards.
with the radiator/fan's at the top of my case, ill take a picture to show what i am talking about.

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Originally Posted by adridu59 View Post
Definitely the X58A-OC, but I hope you know where you're going...
Unless you do extreme cooling/overclocking, this board is more than just overkill...

Otherwise you have the X58A-UD9 and X58A-UD7...

uploaded pic

it is way overkill, but i recently came into a bunch or mulah and my pc has been messed up for 2 weeks now, i have spending one paycheck at a time for weeks trying to find the problem. now i just want to have a working PC and i might as well have fun while i am at it.

Edited by bumsoil - 8/11/11 at 2:13pm
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post #14 of 14
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i will just move the fans to the top until i get a case-labs M8
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