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Good board for Ivy Bridge core i5?

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I want something in the $200-250 range, if possible.
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Expand more on what you need it for.
How many GPUs, add-on cards, overclocking, # of SATA needed, # of USB, front USB, with out without onboard video, ect...
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There's lots of good boards for ivy bridge cheaper than that.
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One that supports SLI/Crossfire,(ony two cards is fine.) Also, the highest performing chipset (Z77...etc) and one that supports high RAM frequencies like 2400 or 2600MHz

P.S I do plan on overclocking this chip pretty high
Edited by oldsk00l90 - 8/25/12 at 2:46pm
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This is the board I am ordering, have a look at its features and see if it suits you.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128546&Tpk=Z77X-D3H

It's $145
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I'd recommended an ASrock extreme6, that's what I'm going with for my next build.

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@Korruptive That is an awesome looking board.
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Originally Posted by oldsk00l90 View Post

@Korruptive That is an awesome looking board.

For $5 more you can have UD3H, which is a bit better (mainly OC handy features such as onboard power buttons, debug LED, and 8 pin power).
UD3H is currently on sale. D3H goes for about $130 on sale.

UPDATE: There is actually $15 MIR for D3H, so $130. Not bad at all.
Edited by DeXel - 8/25/12 at 3:06pm
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