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I am starting to think about the new HD 4870x2 and if it really is better than the GTX280. I will need a new motherboard. Mind telling me which is probably best for overclocking? Please tell me AM2+ only because I will be getting a Phenom X4 9850 BE soon. Please don't have it way too expensive.
    
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I really like my Asus M3A32-MVP MB. Has a lot of features and is very forgiving with my noob OCing. I'm using the one with built in wifi, but I don't use wifi.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131291

Built in WiFi
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131224
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I'm using the M3A32-MVP Deluxe/Wifi, $219 on newegg, treats me pretty good, haven't tried crossfire yet but this MB can do quad crossfire along with ati 790fx chipset.
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I've heard the M3A32-MVP isn't that good. But I have personal experiance with the DFI 790FX reaching 2.9Ghz on a 9850.
Its much cheaper too.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136044
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If you are waiting on other parts you may want to wait on the new motherboards coming out and the new SB750 chipset.
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Definitely the DFI LANPARTY DK 790FX-M2RS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136044
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Originally Posted by Penicilyn View Post
Definitely the DFI LANPARTY DK 790FX-M2RS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136044
/drool.
    
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You could also go with the K9A2 Platinum from MSI
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