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P5K or P5B?

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Hi all

well I am going to RMA my striker extreme today after issues with various errors on bootup with the board eventually refusing to even power on.

Not knowing how long the RMA is going to take & as I intend anyway to build a 2nd machine, I was wondering what in your opinion is the best 'budget' board for a temporary board and/or 2nd build? (when I say budget I mean comparatively cheaper not 'cheap').

I wont be running SLi on the 2nd machine & I dont need Wi-Fi. A Raid option however would be nice but not mandatory.
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i may be the only one who says this, just my opinion, P5B. tried and true.
    
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I wouldn't classify the P5K as a "budget board" because it costs $200+
    
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post #4 of 7
P5K overclocks best, but I would guess that P5B is the best budget board.
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by Nechen View Post
I wouldn't classify the P5K as a "budget board" because it costs $200+
What?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131180
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nvm I was thinking of the P5K3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131181
    
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post #7 of 7
P5K is made of WIN! Seriously it OCs like a champ and for the cost it's well worth it!
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