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Hey guys,

Been out of the game as far as the 1155 stuff goes. I'm building a system and am looking for a good 1155 board that will have good/easy bios features to clock a 2500k well along with it's respective ram. Must be good for 2 video cards as he will be going crossfire/SLI.


Thanks!

edit: budget is 150-200
Edited by Evtron - 1/27/12 at 8:30pm
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p8p67 pro
or p8z68-v pro
Ocing sandy bridge..eh..it's easy..that's for sure ph34r-smiley.gif
 
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Whats your price limit? That way a few motherboards can be narrowed down for you!

Also p67 or Z68?

EDIT:

ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z/GEN3
ASUS MAXIMUS IV EXTREME
ASUS P8P67 DELUXE
ASUS P8P67 PRO
ASUS P8Z68-V
ASUS P8P67 WS REVOLUTION
ASUS P8Z68-V PRO

ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3
ASRock Z68 EXTREME4 GEN3
ASRock Z68 EXTREME3 GEN3

GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD4-B3

All good boards just depends on what your price range is!
Edited by dmasteR - 1/27/12 at 8:30pm
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woops!

$150-$200 is my price budget
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Originally Posted by Evtron View Post

woops!
$150-$200 is my price budget


If you're looking for a M-ATX Board look no further...
- ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z/GEN3

ATX Boards in that price range.

ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3
ASUS P8P67 PRO
ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3
ASUS P8Z68-V PRO ($205)

ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3
ASRock Z68 EXTREME4 GEN3

GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD4-B3

All have good PCI-E spacing for SLI/CrossFire. thumb.gif
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ATX mobos

ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131792
ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131790

ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157265
ASRock Z68 EXTREME4 GEN3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157264

mATX
ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z/GEN3 z68
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131806

RAM, these are great sticks, got 4 myself
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL8D-8GBXM
8-8-8-24
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231445

all the mobos are solid great for OCing and xfire/sli thumb.gif
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I like the gene mATX - anything I should be aware of moving using mATX? He'll definitely never run more than 2 video cards IF that
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Originally Posted by Evtron View Post

Hey guys,
Been out of the game as far as the 1155 stuff goes. I'm building a system and am looking for a good 1155 board that will have good/easy bios features to clock a 2500k well along with it's respective ram. Must be good for 2 video cards as he will be going crossfire/SLI.
Thanks!
edit: budget is 150-200

GENE-Z ALL THE WAY........
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I like the gene mATX - anything I should be aware of moving using mATX? He'll definitely never run more than 2 video cards IF that

on the MIVE Gene-z, see the 2 red PCIe slots, you can run to cards at x8 in them.. tho i beleive it doesnt leave room to use the PCIe x4 slot but i dont think thats a major concern thumb.gif
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