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Why are there so many mobo???? wow, help me.

post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
ok
so i decided that im getting the Tuniq Tower 120

and i already have the 600watt ocz psu, and my sweet zotac 8800GTS.. just got my q9450.


now i need a mobo.

there are sooo freaking many of them.

my price range is around $150.

WILLING to go up to $200.

i just really do not want to pass $220 with shipping. (and before rebates).

so i looked at this

ASUS P5K-E/WIFI-AP LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131196

someone said to get the p45 cause its better.

other said to get this:
DFI LANPARTY DK X48-T2RS LGA 775 Intel X48 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136047


Im not planning on doing SLI anymore, as i would have to go into the 780i's which are waay past $200. and i dont hear good things about it.


Please do not say things such as
x48!!! ITS THE BEST...
or
P45 GET GET GET.

cause theres like freaking 20 of them with $100+ price differnces inbetween.

so please help me out lol.

i dont plan on water cooling, just overclocking with the tuniq tower.

i plan on hitting 3.0, and if i still got room 3.2, 3.4.
i do not plan on taking it to the limits of the limit.
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post #2 of 6
That DFI is an absolutely incredible board. It will overclock your processor until the chip gives out



So I recommend you go with that DFI
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DFI all the way
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post #4 of 6
DFI is the better choice here.
post #5 of 6
I'd choose the asus. I have had the 2 DFI boards and ewwk.
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post #6 of 6
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do u guys know anywhere thats cheaper?
$214 + $10 = 224.

its fine, im just wondering if anyone knows anywhere thats cheaper.
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