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I am looking for a high end board from micro center store that is no more the $150. I will probably crossfire and stuff if that would help. Also if you need info on my build please check out sig rig to complete it.


Also does the Gigabyte motherboards have the bootloop like the p67 z68 models?
   
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What CPU are you going to be using? You've posted in AMD but you are talking about P67/Z68 and thats for Intel CPUs
post #3 of 7
doh.gif

This AMD forum is not going to be much help in addressing your problem... I would suggest posting it in the Intel Motherboards forum ONLY.
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Heisenberg
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Redemption
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CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core 2 Extreme @ 2.8GHz (upgrade) Intel GMA 950 2 x 2 DDR2 667MHz (upgrade) 120GB Mushkin ECO2 
Optical DriveOSMonitorPower
Replaced with 42 W/hr aux battery Mint 17.3 1280x800 Dell 65w Dell Adapter 
CaseOther
Latitude D630 Chassis Intel 7260-802.11ac 2x2 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Not telling AsRock something Pixel Pusher 2 x 8 GB AMD Radeon RAM @ 1600mhz (All the VM's) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Crucial M4 128GB (8 second boot) Western Digital RE4 1TB Western Digital RE4 2TB Pioneer Blu-Ray Reader/Writer 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Dell U2713HM IBM Model M (CLICKY!!) 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Antec HCG-900 NZXT Source 210 (it was cheap) Logitech G502 Schiit Modi 
AudioAudio
Sennheiser HD 598 M-Audio AV40's 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-4200U Microsoft BGA1168 Intel HD 4400 8 GB LPDDR3 Dual Channel @ 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
SK Hynix 256GB SSD Windows 8.1 Professional 1920 x 1080p IPS Display Microsoft Touch Cover 2 
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post #4 of 7
You can get the asrock extreme4 gen3 for 165. I got the p67 version for christmas (150 at newegg), and have absolutely no complaints. I would also highly recommend the asus P8P67. You can't go wrong with asus really. The main reason that I picked the asrock, was for the slot layout and the looks, but there is no real reason to not get either board.
post #5 of 7
doh.gif You only need to post once in the appropriate forum.
post #6 of 7
Thread Starter 
i did lol i posted for opinion about top board for amd and a good board for i5


OHOOOHOHO snap

i didnt realize this is my post in amd section if i went amd i would get 970 be
   
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Samsung SH LightScribe Samsung SH  Cooler Master Hyper 212+ Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG IPS226V-PN Logitech K350 PC Power & Cooling Silencer MKIII Corsair 400R 
MouseAudio
Logitech M570  Logitech Z323 
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Intel i5 2500K Asus P8Z68-V/Gen3 Corsair Vengeance DDR3-1600 Samsung Spinpoint  
Optical DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung SH LightScribe Samsung SH  Cooler Master Hyper 212+ Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG IPS226V-PN Logitech K350 PC Power & Cooling Silencer MKIII Corsair 400R 
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Logitech M570  Logitech Z323 
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post #7 of 7
If you decide to go amd, and you have the same motherboard budget, just go with the gigabyte ga-990fxa-ud3.
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