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Recommend me a LGA 1156 Mobo that can take i5 760 to 4ghz+ and supports CF.

post #1 of 52
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I don't need a super high-end mobo

Just something mid-high. At least a board that is guaranteed to take i5 750/760 to at least 4ghz.


I sold my current rig (except GPU) and I'm in need of a good mobo.
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why are u upgrading to 1156 right now? sandy bridge is coming so soon
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wait for sandy bridge..

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post #4 of 52
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jp27 View Post
why are u upgrading to 1156 right now? sandy bridge is coming so soon
I sold my rig, and this upgrade will cost me nothing

So why, not? And why are you asking that instead of helping me?
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post #5 of 52
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Hey, if it's a practically free upgrade, why is it your business anyway what I upgrade too?

I just asked for mobos... :/
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PanicProne View Post
I sold my rig, and this upgrade will cost me nothing

So why, not? And why are you asking that instead of helping me?
Because sandy bridge is coming out in a few weeks and the prices will be very close to current 1156 prices.

So an "upgrade" to a soon to be dying platform is pointless.
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post #7 of 52
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Ok, seeing as no one is willing to help, I'll ask somewhere else.
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post #8 of 52
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131482

this is good. tho might be out of your price range?
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post #9 of 52
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xMEATWADx95x View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131482

this is good. tho might be out of your price range?
Thank you very much
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post #10 of 52
I'm sure PanicProne knows about Sandy Bridge, but the focus really is the 1156 platform.

On topic, I would recommend an ASUS or Gigabyte motherboard. A lot of their "entry level" boards do really good in overclocking.
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