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Hi gang, long time reader first time poster

i'm not a computer nut by any stretch, and upgrade only ever so often

in the past i had a computer friend help me with my components but he's hard to get a hold of right now so i'm turning to the forums.


i need help choosing a motherboard for:

- i5 2500 (non K, i do not wish to OC)
- single graphics card (currently have a zotac 580 and happy with it, no plans to OC or cross/sli whatever)
- dont care about on board video
- do care about on board sound
- to work well with (1)SSD+(1)HDD combo
- need lots of USB slots, some USB 3 for future upgrades as well
- pack as many ram slots as possible and be able to use the most advanced ram possible without fiddling with OC settings, i just want to plug and play. They have 4 gig ram chips now right?
- i'm price sensitive


thank you in advance,
post #2 of 6
Maybe this can be good option.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128488
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post #3 of 6
I am building myself a similar rig and I got like one suggestion from my post on here lol. pretty lame, but I posted a bunch of mobo links on there too so check it out if you want.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157251

I just bought this one so I hope it is okay.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157271

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128502
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post #4 of 6
no need to get a p67 since its not an unlocked chip

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157271 ? cheaper than the p67 ud3
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post #5 of 6
There's no reason to get anything over $100 if you're not overclocking.

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post #6 of 6
well, lol I dont know a lot about non OC boards, but I will say STAY AWAY from low end Gigabyte!!!

I have seen a bunch of crap in that area, I'm not a Gig hater, I love the UD line!

I would say a ASUS. they make good quality budget stuff.
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