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post #1 of 9
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So...

My build is becoming a reality and Im stuck between the Sabertooth P67-R3 and the P8P67 PRO R3.1 for my 2600k GTX 580 SLI Build. Price range 100-200, I prefer under 150 though (Microcenter, NCIX USA, or Newegg)

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post #2 of 9
Sabertooth P67-R3
They are sexy, And From what I've heard. they are an amazing Mobo. Just like the x58 Sabertooth.
Asus quality is brilliant.
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post #3 of 9
Well... what else are you going to be using this comp for? Either of those will house the 2600k and sli 580. You gotta define the other features you want if you want specific reasons for choosing a board over another.

The Sabertooth has a two year longer warranty... and looks a little "cooler" imo. Other than that I think they're pretty similar except a couple features here and there.

And yes the quality of the Sabertooth boards are quite nice. I really enjoy mine.
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post #4 of 9
Thread Starter 
Im going to be gaming and Folding@home
and yes the Sabertooth is very "cool" looking!
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post #5 of 9
Then get the Sabertooth
I'm pretty sure you can even mount a fan in it as well
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post #6 of 9
That's not really what I meant... I meant multiple HDDs and all that. But that was before I noticed they have the same amount of sata ports anyway.

Maybe check out the pci-e slot lanes and see how the lineup of them works? I dunno dood. You're paying that extra money for the brand name and extra 2 years of warranty, which may be handy. Hell if you ran the same motherboard for 5 years though... *shudders*
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post #7 of 9
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Cool Where can I get a better Price for it than those stores listed above?
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post #8 of 9
...

I dunno. Check Micro center, they usually have deals on P67 motherboards. Watch the sales on Newegg. o.O Or you could buy from here on OCN in the marketplace. You'll be able to get a deal on one of those I guarantee you.
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sabertooth>p8p67 pro all day..
 
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