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post #11 of 24
the P67 can clock the i7 to 5.2 on air with GTX580 in Tri SLi eek.gif here have a lookall this but no PCIe 3.0 frown.gif
Hope that helped thumb.gif
post #12 of 24
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the P67 can clock the i7 to 5.2 on air with GTX580 in Tri SLi eek.gif here have a look
all this but no PCIe 3.0 frown.gif
Hope that helped thumb.gif

nice video, but there is no garrantee his chip will beable to hit 5.2GHz on air or water and be stable.. it comes down to his chip as he might get a mediacore chip.. smile.gif still tho theres a chance and a nice video.. have a rep for linking it thumb.gif
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post #13 of 24
I have the Extreme 4 Gen 3. Works fairly well!
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post #14 of 24
There are some with bugs out there, but other than that any mid range board and up will all clock similarly. OCing is in the CPU not the mobo anymore, look for the features you need or want and make sure the board has no issues.
    
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post #15 of 24
Extreme 4 Gen 3 is a good board, and works well in my rig, as well as looking the business. The Asus Sabertooth and Maximus boards are a little better built, and come out ahead on a few benchmarks, but they do cost a LOT more.
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post #16 of 24
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leaning towards this one ASUS P8Z68 DELUXE/GEN3 because i want the 3.0 for when keplar gpus come out and i have always used asus graphics cards and their are certain features to them that only work with their mobo's
post #17 of 24
Just an FYI, the P67 Maximus IV Extreme that Tarun linked is also 10% off with promo code, so its more like $260.
post #18 of 24
Maximus Gene Z / Gen3 is the best bet then i highly recommend it redface.gif
post #19 of 24
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My vote goes for the Asrock Extreme 4 Gen 3 or Extreme 7 thumb.gif

I own both and would buy either one again. I've owned EVGA, Asus and perfer the Asrocks.
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post #20 of 24
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Extreme 4 Gen 3 is a good board, and works well in my rig, as well as looking the business. The Asus Sabertooth and Maximus boards are a little better built, and come out ahead on a few benchmarks, but they do cost a LOT more.

I second this.

My Asrock Extreme4 Gen3 has been rock solid. Was rather skeptical in fact about ASRock as I've owned Asus, Gigabyte, and EVGA boards previously. First ASRock board and had no issues at all, in fact I definitely recommend these boards to others. Plus aesthetically it's gorgeous, black and gold caps! thumb.gif
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