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Thinking about buying http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188014. I kept looking for other motherboards but I kept coming across this one. I was avoiding it at first due to only 15 reviews. What do you guys think?
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post #2 of 5
IF i am not mistaken alot of people have had problems with that board and find the Asus one better.
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I hear that the 680i LT chipset is really good, and apparently the video card manufacturers (eVGA, XFX, BFG) make above average mobos, too. I would have to recommend an ASUS above all else, just because I've had such a good experience with mine, but I'm fairly certain you won't be disappointed with that board should you choose to purchase it.
    
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That chipset for that price is primarily why I'm considering it.
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post #5 of 5
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Then how about this motherboard then?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131073

It's about $15 more.
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