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My i7 920 LGA1366 Board died recently and looking into a replacement. Not sure what to get, Since most of it will be refurb or secondhand. What I'd like is some good OC features (IIRC, My old one had like a feature to select what speed you'd want and it'll calculate the rest) atleast 6 slots for DDR3 RAM and 2 PCI-E 16x 2.0 slots. PRevious board was an Asus P6T.

Any suggestions? Or should I go with the AMD Phenom ii X4 Black Edition I was given?
post #2 of 12
http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=132-GT-E768-KR.

That is the the only new one that is decently priced I could find.

Otherwise most of that socket are refurbs or used.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B005FNDMD4/ref=dp_olp_used?ie=UTF8&condition=used That one is supposedly in like new condition.
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Foxconn Bloodrage (Non GTI) was a great board. It had a huge following and fan base because of all of its overclocking features. I had an ASrock X58 Extreme3 and it was a great board. I also had a ASUS P6X58D Premium and it worked without issue. I don't think there where really many "bad" X58 boards except I do remember an MSI board that had constant problems with the VRM's exploding. I'd look for whatever board you can get for the cheapest.
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I second the EVGA board recommendation thumb.gif

Going from a i7 920 to a Phenom 2 is a major downgrade. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

You'd be better of putting the Phenom 2 in a htpc or just trying to sell it, if possible....
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I'd get the MSI X58A-GD65
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Thanks for all the input guys and gals. What's everyones opinion on the Asus Sabertooth X58?
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Thanks for all the input guys and gals. What's everyones opinion on the Asus Sabertooth X58?

Great board - higher end X58 board.
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Contact this guy, I bet he could get you nice deal on X58A-OC! You won't regret it! wink.gif

PCI(e) spacing is the best! thumb.gif
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Sadly no luck finding a board yet that isn't over priced, or just some crappy OEM board. If anyone know someone who is selling one with like my old Asus board, Please let me know.... Since I can't post a WTB.
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Someone in Buy/Sell marketplace is selling a Foxconn Bloodrage for $80
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