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Which x79 MB for 3-way SLI Titans

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Ive had issues with my R4F and I need another Motherboard.

please help me decide.

Open to suggestions. I have 3 gtx titans and a 3930k ready to go on to the mb.

Im liking the assassin2 and the p9x79- deluxe.

I also need quality reliable awesome ram to suit and populate all or most slots.

Im not a huge overclocker im very basic in my technique.

Im going to go down to the local shop soon they have quite a few x79 mb's in stock - event the extreme11!

Thanks
Edited by hatlesschimp - 7/19/13 at 7:00pm
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I have one vote for the Assassin2. The power delivery on Gigabyte's high end boards is top notch.
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Just picked up my new extreme11 motherboard. It will be interesting to see how the 3-way goes now!
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Just picked up my new extreme11 motherboard. It will be interesting to see how the 3-way goes now!
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Now that is one killer motherboard. It almost cost more than your 3930k!
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It cost 6 dollars less from memory lol.
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How's the new board treating you?
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post #8 of 8
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I dont know. Im having power issues. No power is going to the board. It just keeps tripping with the 24 pin atx power cable. Im taking the whole system to the shop tomorrow. I dont have the tools and knowledge to test for current etc
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