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Which I7 2600k Motherboard should i get?

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Hi there, i am currently building a gaming rig which will be used to play the game, record it and then render out the gameplay. What i want to know is, what is a good motherboard?

My budget is around £100 - £150


What do you guys think?

Thanks
post #2 of 9
You need any Motherboard with an 1155 Socket.

We can't answer this for you unless you tell us what you're looking for.
Try answering some of these.

Do you need IDE Connectors?
What Form Factor (Size) are you looking for?
Do you want to use Multiple GPU's (SLI/XFIRE)?
How much RAM do you want to be able to install?
Are you looking to overclock very high?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shadow11377 View Post
You need any Motherboard with an 1155 Socket.

We can't answer this for you unless you tell us what you're looking for.
Try answering some of these.

Do you need IDE Connectors?
What Form Factor (Size) are you looking for?
Do you want to use Multiple GPU's (SLI/XFIRE)?
How much RAM do you want to be able to install?
Are you looking to overclock very high?
Ok, i shall answer the questions
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Do you need IDE Connectors? No, i dont think so

What Form Factor (Size) are you looking for? Standard

Do you want to use Multiple GPU's (SLI/XFIRE)? Not right now but maybe in the future

How much RAM do you want to be able to install? 8GB

Are you looking to overclock very high? No, i may want to OC a little but not a huge ammount.


Thanks
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ASUS p8p67 pro
ASUS p8p67 evo
asrock p67 extreme 4 gen 3
GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD4-B3
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ASUS p8p67 pro
ASUS p8p67 evo
asrock p67 extreme 4 gen 3
GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD4-B3
Are they in order of what you think is better? Or not?
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Asus P8Z68 V Pro would be a good choice, but EVGA's new (came late to the market) Z68's are looking sharp. If it was me, i'd go with this:-

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/evga-z68-sli-motherboard
 
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ur best bet was the evga board mhill2029 came up with second would be the asrock p67 extreme 4 gen 3
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