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Originally Posted by AddictedGamer93 View Post

Asrock boards are hard to beat these days. Awesome boards for awesome prices. My board has 16+2 phase power, and every feature one could ever need. Though it seems with 2011 socket boards, a lot of them have problems. I dont know what it is. Almost every 2011 board on Newegg has 3 star or lower reviews.

+1 to this, i linked that board but i dont think the OP was interested..
@OP it is really worth looking at the Asrock thumb.gif
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gigabytes 1155 mobos suck, not sure if the 2011 ones are any better. tbh i'd give asus another shot.
 
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MSI GD65-8D?
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gigabytes 1155 mobos suck, not sure if the 2011 ones are any better. tbh i'd give asus another shot.

they do in sandy bridge platforms but i hear they have picked up there game for thier z77 line up and never heard any problems about thier 2011 line up smile.gif
Edited by stubass - 3/6/12 at 6:29pm
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post #15 of 47
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Asrock boards are hard to beat these days. Awesome boards for awesome prices. My board has 16+2 phase power, and every feature one could ever need. Though it seems with 2011 socket boards, a lot of them have problems. I dont know what it is. Almost every 2011 board on Newegg has 3 star or lower reviews.

their price is hard to beat and that is about it.
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gigabytes 1155 mobos suck, not sure if the 2011 ones are any better. tbh i'd give asus another shot.

X79 gigabyte boards are totally different, the LGA1155 PRE Z77 have issues because they aren't using the UEFI codes intel puts out. So don't worry GB will surprise everyone in LGA1155 smile.gif

Only issue with Z77 gigabyte boards might be the heatsink style, that depends on the person.
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ASRock Extreme9 baby if i had x79 chipset id be using it. if i couldnt get it then id use a Big-Bang X-Power II
    
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Just so you realize OP, ASrock is ASUS' budget brand. If you have something against ASUS, you have something against ASrock as well.
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Just so you realize OP, ASrock is ASUS' budget brand. If you have something against ASUS, you have something against ASrock as well.

I knew there was a reason I didn't feel good about them. I think I knew that and forgot.

Unless EVGA can get their act together in the next few weeks, I think I'm gonna go with the BigBang. Thanks for the input everyone!
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in no particular order
ASRock X79 Extreme4 LGA 2011
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157282 Nicley priced
ASRock X79 Extreme6 LGA 2011
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157289 Good Phase design
GIGABYTE G1.ASSASSIN2 LGA 2011
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128533 thought i would throw in a EATX mobo
GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD5 LGA 2011 Intel X79
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128531 a cheaper EATX
these are just a selection of quality boards in the x79 line up.. smile.gif

Add in the Asrock extreme 9, Asus Rampage IV, Asus WS x79, and Giga x79OC, and now you have the best of the best. Oh and the evga classy board.
     
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