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So I want to switch over to Intel and move the proc in my SG over to my desktop.

Right now, my SG has a ASUS M488T-I Deluxe, I am looking to go to Intel, and need recommendations on a board.

I want to beable to do LIGHT overclocking.


What I am looking at
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131727

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813500064
although the reviews are iffy on it... I really like the built in wireless

Anyone have any other ideas?
post #2 of 14
The built-in wireless is definitely a plus. However, if you decide to go ethernet, I'd opt for this: ASRock H67M-ITX. I'm a big fan of ASRock's products.
 
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if you are considering all H67 mobos, let me throw in a vote for my ecs

http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=MB-H67-I

this has a built in mini-PCI E connector that you can put a wireless nic card in... just like a laptop
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post #4 of 14
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I dont know if I am blind... but i didnt see a mini PCI-E?

I will for sure be using a GTX460 or a 6870 on the board as well
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If you want to OC on a SB platform, you need a P67 or Z68 mobo. Here is the only one I can recommend.
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I dont know if I am blind... but i didnt see a mini PCI-E?

I will for sure be using a GTX460 or a 6870 on the board as well
right edge of the board, below the sata connectors, but above the ram slots.
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if you want to oc on a sb platform, you need a p67 or z68 mobo. here is the only one i can recommend.
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post #8 of 14
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The Zotacs seem to be the one to go with... but the risk of getting a dead one (which a lot seem to happen) scare me.
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The built-in wireless is definitely a plus. However, if you decide to go ethernet, I'd opt for this: ASRock H67M-ITX. I'm a big fan of ASRock's products.
The ASRock Z68M-ITX/HT Seem like it's doing well.

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The Zotacs seem to be the one to go with... but the risk of getting a dead one (which a lot seem to happen) scare me.
I've heard way too many horror stories about dead boards from Zotac. I ordered some nVidia Ions from them for work, had a couple of dead ones and their support was terrible. I will not deal with them again.
     
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Us this any good?
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0361415

I think Micro Center is doing an $80 off any mobo if you buy a Proc too...
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