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Which motherboard is currently the best bang for the buck for a 2500K sandy bridge CPU?. I don't plan to overclock really and I'd like to pay max 150$ or less

I was thinking about the: MSI P67A-GD53 or ASUS P8P67 or the Gigabyte P67A-UD3

thanks
Edited by Koslov - 1/14/11 at 3:24pm
post #2 of 26
I ordered the MSI P67A-C43...
It was on sale at SuperBiiz.

Seems like the best bang for the buck.

P67 Chipset of course!
post #3 of 26
I would do the Asus.
    
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post #4 of 26
Gigabyte P67A-UD3

has all the features you could need.

Crossifre is only 16x 4x though
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Why no overclock? Asus/Biostar.
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post #6 of 26
I would go Gigabyte UD3P or asus, or msi, really in that price category looks and features is what you wanna look for as OCing will be the same across almost all boards. The more expensive boards are better as maintaining a higher OC over time such as 5.2ghz, they have more components to even out load, for the processor.
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post #7 of 26
why get a 2500K if you aren't going to bother to overclock?
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post #8 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by 8-Ball;12012356 
I ordered the MSI P67A-C43...
It was on sale at SuperBiiz.

Seems like the best bang for the buck.

P67 Chipset of course!

Power delivery on that board looks weak. Too late for you to change?
 
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post #9 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by theonedub;12012791 
Power delivery on that board looks weak. Too late for you to change?

SB can run high OC's on 4 ish phases.

Intel tweaked it a lot, so that it isn't as VRM stressful
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Biostar TP67XE.

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