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My personally experience with Gigaybte 1155 has not been great, so it's upto you. It seems that you wan't to go for a Gigabyte mobo, go for it and see how it works out for you.
care to check the edit of my post above yours to answer those questions. Also, would I now be limited by the 750 watt psu I have?
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care to check the edit of my post above yours to answer those questions. Also, would I now be limited by the 750 watt psu I have?
No you shouldn't be, the 750 is enough.



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Edit: In all honesty- I dont see the point of having gen 3 at the moment.. I just now am upgrading to a 2500k so the upgrade from here would be more like 2 generations from now. And really, any mobo I get will be better than what I have now. Really, I think the gen3 and price for features of the extreme 4 gen 3 was really had me drawn to it and thats it. But drop the gen 3 from my "needs" in a mobo then it makes for an equal playing field. But I dont think 16 power phases are needed...
That's correct but if more features are available for the same price as one that doesn't have it then it kinda makes sense to purchase it. I already mentioned about GEN3 and Power phases in my previous post.



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Additionally, on the extreme 4 gen 3- is that 4pin molex that beneficial if im running a 6990? I mean, how much more power does it need? I dont understand the need of it if theres only so much power from the 2 8pins and the power from the pci-e lane
It's not really needed unless you're going to be running extreme benching and increasing voltages etc then that extra power to the gpu can help.

I think you should just go for the Asrock P67 Extreme4 GEN3 as it's a fantastic price and has all the features needed for your needs.
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Judging by your choices OP, I would suggest the ASUS P8P67 PRO 3.1Rev here -

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131771

Its so easy to use, has great features and is probably the most used SB mobo on OCN.
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That's correct but if more features are available for the same price as one that doesn't have it then it kinda makes sense to purchase it. I already mentioned about GEN3 and Power phases in my previous post.
Very true and valid point. I think that just solidified my choice of the extreme 4 gen 3. At least its future proof of technology for the pcie-3 slots to be used. Will be ordering it this coming week then

I really appreciate your patience and all the helpful information you've given. I hope its also been beneficial to others looking to get into 1155
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Very true and valid point. I think that just solidified my choice of the extreme 4 gen 3. At least its future proof of technology for the pcie-3 slots to be used. Will be ordering it this coming week then

I really appreciate your patience and all the helpful information you've given. I hope its also been beneficial to others looking to get into 1155
You're most welcome, happy to help. I'm sure once you see the mobo you'll love it!! Be sure to check some of my threads, links are in my sig.
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You're most welcome, happy to help. I'm sure once you see the mobo you'll love it!! Be sure to check some of my threads, links are in my sig.
Im sure I will too! and I've already began reading those links. decided I dont need faster ram because its not that much of a benefit- although the low voltage snipers seem like a great value! Just need to read up on OC'ing
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