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Newegg had a evga 1155 socket mb http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813188073 for $99 w/mir + $50 promo code = $49 after mir. What Im concerned with is because I havnt been keeping up with intel that much, is socket 1155 kinda old tech? Ive seen 1155,1156, 1366, and 2011. But for $50 thats not a bad start into a intel rig, right?
Edited by TechCrazy - 10/31/12 at 8:04pm
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it is rather old but you could run a 2500k or 2600k on it which are still stronjg processors
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The components you've chosen should serve you well mate. thumb.gif
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Socket wise, it is the current socket that intel is using but it doesn't support current gen processors.
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The Newegg reviews for this board are absolutely horrible. The entire first page of feedback is made up of complete failures. I'd stay far, far away from this one.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157293

I wouldn't be so eager to try a motherboard like the one you choose. If you had the time and energy to dink around with it and prey that you won't have to RMA it, then maybe it be worth the money.

But I would go with the very current tried and true motherboard I linked above. thumb.gif
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I recently purchased a EVGA X79 FTW because Newegg had a huge discount on it and it had a plethora of features. But it has a lot of issues - there's even a dedicated thread on the EVGA forums about it. So far i've encountered issues with XMP not working and Gen3 PCI making my system unstable. I've also encountered issues with my CMOS needing reset everytime I restart my PC. Just a warning...

On top of it all my reset button is no longer functioning correctly -.-
Edited by M3T4LM4N222 - 10/31/12 at 10:43pm
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Originally Posted by M3T4LM4N222 View Post

I recently purchased a EVGA X79 FTW because Newegg had a huge discount on it and it had a plethora of features. But it has a lot of issues - there's even a dedicated thread on the EVGA forums about it. So far i've encountered issues with XMP not working and Gen3 PCI making my system unstable. I've also encountered issues with my CMOS needing reset everytime I restart my PC. Just a warning...

Yeah EVGA is kind of like mercedes or BMW. You either buy their highest end model possible, or don't.
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post #9 of 17
The last great EVGA motherboard was the X58 Classified. The P67, Z68 and now Z77 models are just garbage.
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Yea thanks for all the feedback. After reading replies and reviews on newegg I decided to cancel order and save up a little bit longer
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