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Belial, not to be rude but are you trying to educate yourself or us?

As for me, I like ATX Gigabyte boards with the features I require, latest chipset, their latest marketing gimmicks (Ultra Durable, Phases, all that crap) with a good selection of rear-panel ports (Ethernet, PS/2 and lots of USB).

It usually plops me in the $200+ range and I make the drastic assumption that ill be getting above crap-quality components. Obviously my strategy wouldn't work for everybody, but its how I do it, and until I have a terrible experience ill stick by it.
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post #42 of 45
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Originally Posted by JTHMfreak View Post

Right now I'm using a 1090t, would spend upwards of $200, brand does'nt matter so much as the other prefs are met. Must do SLI

Sorry dude, im not to update on AMD based mobos.

Look at latest Asus or Gigabyte mobos that will work with your CPU.
post #43 of 45
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Originally Posted by KGB7 View Post

Sorry dude, im not to update on AMD based mobos.
Look at latest Asus or Gigabyte mobos that will work with your CPU.

This just confuses me
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post #44 of 45
Glad I saw this thread... I'm leaving 1155 (currently at 4.9ghz) for socket 2011. Want to try and run 5ghz on a 3930k and have sli/crossfire. I was thinking I would immediately have to go for the rampage IV extreme board but now it seems that would just be dumb. biggrin.gif Anyone got advice for x79 maximum daily OC and sli support? WOOOOOO!
    
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post #45 of 45
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Originally Posted by KGB7 View Post

My analogy is terrible based on what? Your tunnel visions and thinking process? Show me 4 cheapest mobos with worlds best VRM that you can buy. Go on, show me. You might as well say that i can buy a Civic with a Ferrari Engine, or a JDM Type-R engine at same price as i can buy a Civic with a Honda economy engine from a dealer.

You have done zero research and zero comparisons between 20 motherboards at $50 or $100.

Go ahead and show me at least 4 cheapest mobos out of 20 that have best VRM.

Put your money where your mouth is and post links of 20 mobos and 4 mobos with best or better VRM at same price or closest price as possible..

You might as well start a debate on Organic milk.

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Nowhere did I say best VRM. You have a reading comprehension problem. I said of the multiple choices you'll have at a budget, you pick the board with the best VRM. Not all of them are going to be 4+1, with the exact same power plug, mosfets, drivers, features, etc. Your car analogies are wrong and terrible, for example aesthetics is a big part of buying a car. You also dont really supercharge cars. I understand i wont find a ferrari engine on a budget motherboard, but a civic engine is better than a pontiac engine, get it?
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