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Im thinking about building my next build. Which i never would think will be an AMD, im really interested in the either 1055t or 1075t but i want a good board that will Overclock good and also make the most of my 6870s in Crossfire, would also be nice to be black board to match with the Gpus.....

Whats a good Motherboard with what i need mentioned above and also be in the range of $150

Also will this be even worth an upgrade from my current sig rig Q9550 oced to 4.1ghz with ddr2 i mostly just game with my desktops....

Thanks guys.
 
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1. I would suggest waiting for Sandy Bridge to launch, at which point, AMD prices should drop.

2. As for your question, I suggest at that price, Either a BIOSTAR TA890FXE ($110 on tigerdirect), or Gigabyte 890FXA UD5
Edited by reflex99 - 12/28/10 at 9:17pm
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1. I would suggest waiting for Sandy Bridge to launch, at which point, AMD prices should drop.

2. As for your question, I suggest at that price, Either a BIOSTAR TA890FXE ($110 on tigerdirect), or Gigabyte 890FXA UD5
Wont sandy bridge be expensive?
 
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I'd wait for April and AM3+..
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Quote:
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1. I would suggest waiting for Sandy Bridge to launch, at which point, AMD prices should drop.

2. As for your question, I suggest at that price, Either a BIOSTAR TA890FXE ($110 on tigerdirect), or Gigabyte 890FXA UD5
lol how would sandy bridge drop amd prices

if anything bulldozer will drop amd prices, not sandy bridge
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The Biostar TA890FXE is the only board I can think of that is in your price range and has the color scheme you're looking for. The downside to this board is that the PCIe slots aren't spaced very far apart, so your 6870's will be sitting right next to each other. Not good for airflow.
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lol how would sandy bridge drop amd prices

if anything bulldozer will drop amd prices, not sandy bridge
1090T=$240

i5 2500K=$220

2500K kills a 1090T.

AMD will have to drop prices to remain competitive AT ALL.


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The Biostar TA890FXE is the only board I can think of that is in your price range and has the color scheme you're looking for. The downside to this board is that the PCIe slots aren't spaced very far apart, so your 6870's will be sitting right next to each other. Not good for airflow.
Cards are designed to run on top of each other, it isn't really a problem.

Although it is ideal to have a slot in between cards, it is not necessary
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I hear the MSI Fuzion Power Edition board is a beast for OC and one of the best priced boards. I WOuld go with that...
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Is coming from a oced Q9550 to 4.1ghz to a x6 1055t even going to be a big difference in performance?????mostly gaming?
 
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post #10 of 14
Crosshair IV and ASUS 890gx are both nice options.
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