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I like msi GD70....
Better for crossfire and sli.
for overclock, recommend Crosshair IV Extreme, Formula is good, but don't running Quad crossfire and 4-way sli.

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I would definitely get the Biostar. If you have more money to waste and want more of a name brand, then get the Crosshair IV Formula.
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I like the Biostar board. Far fewer problems so far compared to my last Asus, but I've only had it a week, so take that for what it's worth. It has a very good layout, with the exception of the IDE slot. The BIOS seems quite powerful with features.
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If you want super overkill at a lesser price, check out the open box extreme at newegg http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ED&PageSize=20 .
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Lots of information there. I think this plus the price has convinced me to go with the biostar. Seems to overclock like mad!! I like the formula, but I can't really justify the price since the rest of my money will be going towards a new 5870 to make the CF pair. Thanks for the links though! thumb.gif
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If you want super overkill at a lesser price, check out the open box extreme at newegg http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007625%204809&IsNodeId=1&bop=And&Order=PRICED&PageSize=20 .

Interesting. Has anybody ever purchased anything open from the egg? I'm just worried that it wouldn't include like anything (original box, accessories, might not work!!) Can anyone speak to that?
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Originally Posted by MatheusMoraes;12079532 
I like msi GD70....
Better for crossfire and sli.
for overclock, recommend Crosshair IV Extreme, Formula is good, but don't running Quad crossfire and 4-way sli.

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I did check out the gd70 as well. Just couldn't find it anywhere for a reasonable price frown.gif
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Quote:
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Interesting. Has anybody ever purchased anything open from the egg? I'm just worried that it wouldn't include like anything (original box, accessories, might not work!!) Can anyone speak to that?
It's hit or miss. Sometimes you get full accessories, sometimes you might not even get the I/O shield, it's really a gamble.

Anyway the Biostar 890FX is a great choice

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Originally Posted by Dopamin3;12088001 
It's hit or miss. Sometimes you get full accessories, sometimes you might not even get the I/O shield, it's really a gamble.

Anyway the Biostar 890FX is a great choice smile.gif

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Holy smokes that's a serious OC! Was that on dry ice or LN?!

Guess I will just buy the biostar new. Not worth the risk for the open box since it's so affordable anyways. Thanks for the advice!
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I run the msi 890fx-gd70. It's usually on sale at newegg with rebates. Plenty of options, easy to use bios. Love mine. For the price you can't beat it
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