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ok im looking for a new motherboard and was looking at these 3 and want to know which one is better for the money, the msi and asrock is at around 200 and i can get the evga for around 100 so which one should i go let me know thanks
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mpower for sure..i owned the sabertooth . extreme 6 and now the mpower..its the best oc board you can buy..exp for the money..and beats every z77 in benchmarks...not that that matters but it strands for something
    
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Mpower;

But may want to wait since z77 and 1155 is a dead end now and haswell is dropping soon.
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Mpower, great board with great features. Asrock, go watch sin0822 test an extreme 6 with a multimeter. And Evga hasn't turned out anything nice since X58, go check their forums for all the mono issues they have.
 
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we still have a few months at least for haswell..only major difference is the igpu...and possibly better ocing...possibly..performance is minimal 10% at best. just buy now or you will allways be waithing for the next best thing
    
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between those three id get the mpower.
    
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alright im gonna go ahead and get the mpower thanks for the info guys
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