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Better budget mobo than Asrock p67 extreme 4

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Hey all lookin for the best board for a new build, itll be used for gaming and every day uses. Im thinking about the Asrock p67 extreme 4 any suggestions?

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That board I think is the best bang for the buck
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You won't find better for the money.
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It's not a budget board.
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post #5 of 12
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What about the z68 version of it?

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Or what about the gen3 model,.not the b3

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Originally Posted by 10halec;14571339 
Or what about the gen3 model,.not the b3

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Yeah, I'd go with the gen3 model over the b3 if available. I want to go pick up an extreme 4 tomorrow, but microcenter only has the b3's. I like the gen3's black pci-e/pci slots, and the pci-e 3.0.

I may just get the b3 if they still have one in stock tomorrow, just because pci-e 3.0 isn't available with a sandy bridge CPU, and by buying that CPU i'm not going to buy a IB, and if I did, I'm sure I would want a new motherboard anyway.
post #8 of 12
Go gen3. I love mine, and for the features you simply cannot do better for the money. Plus, it looks amazing, what more do you want?
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It's not a budget board.

True dat!
post #9 of 12
I ended up getting the last extreme4 b3 MC had yesterday, and for $115, I couldn't be happier with this board.

I could have spent the extra $55 and ordered it from newegg.com and got the gen3, but I wanted it right then, not in two-three days.

If you are ordering from newegg, I'd pay the extra $10 to get the gen3, MC simply didn't have it, and I didn't know if they were going to get it. They are odd with the mobo's they decide to carry, they never seem to have quite the one I want.
post #10 of 12
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Yeah i think the gen three is worth the extra 10, if anything, just for the black pci slots.

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