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Hey everyone,
A friend recently asked me to put together a rig for him. For his uses, overclocking is out of the question. THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS STABILITY!!!

Basically this machine has to be able to run 24/7 for up to a year at a time without a hiccup.

What boards are the best for this purpose?

Thanks in advance.
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Whats he doing on it?
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1155=p8p67 pro IME..only had a few..tried asrock ..eh..won't anymore.
Can't say for 2011 ...maybe later this year.
 
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And budget for cpu and board?
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I would suggest for 2011 something like the ASUS Sabertooth
http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_2011/SABERTOOTH_X79/
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p8p67 deluxe. I've owned two and do not regret them at all. Stable as a rock.
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I've had my Asus p8p67 pro (1155) with a 2500k running for almost five months now 24/7 with zero problems and I do some folding. It has been the best board i have ever owned because my gigabyte boards always had issues especially when overclocking and overvoltage.
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with no OC LGA1155
Asus P8Z86-V gen3 or the pro version
Asrock z68 extreme4 gen3
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 rev 1.3


LGA2011
Asus x79 sabertooths i have read good things about
same with GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD3 or UD5
ASUS Rampage IV Formula LGA 2011 or the extreme model but probably overkill for him
ASUS P9X79 PRO
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ChickenInferno View Post

p8p67 deluxe. I've owned two and do not regret them at all. Stable as a rock.

Have one in my sig rig and I can only agree.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

1155=p8p67 pro IME..only had a few..tried asrock ..eh..won't anymore.
Can't say for 2011 ...maybe later this year.
I'll be testing out an Extreme 4 Gen 3 fairly shortly here. Read good things about their z68 boards, just wanted to check them out.
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Originally Posted by jrl1357 View Post

And budget for cpu and board?
This is for audio creation, so there's no need to for overclocking as the CPU barely gets used anyway. I was thinking that a 2500k would be WAY more than sufficient.
Budget = money is no object.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Captain318 View Post

I would suggest for 2011 something like the ASUS Sabertooth
http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_2011/SABERTOOTH_X79/
Seems like a good board, however, since this is going to be for audio, I'd prefer if it had more PCI slots.
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Originally Posted by ChickenInferno View Post

p8p67 deluxe. I've owned two and do not regret them at all. Stable as a rock.
Thanks.
Quote:
Originally Posted by sandy cheeks View Post

I've had my Asus p8p67 pro (1155) with a 2500k running for almost five months now 24/7 with zero problems and I do some folding. It has been the best board i have ever owned because my gigabyte boards always had issues especially when overclocking and overvoltage.
Perfect, this is exactly what I was looking for.
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Originally Posted by stubass View Post

with no OC LGA1155
Asus P8Z86-V gen3 or the pro version
Asrock z68 extreme4 gen3
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 rev 1.3


LGA2011
Asus x79 sabertooths i have read good things about
same with GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD3 or UD5
ASUS Rampage IV Formula LGA 2011 or the extreme model but probably overkill for him
ASUS P9X79 PRO
Do you have personal experience with these boards?

Thanks for the suggestions.
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