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Which MOBO should i get for a i5 2500k

post #1 of 13
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i want to buy a new MOBO but dont no what to get?

i dont want a micro board
i need 4x240 dimm slots for ram
and i would like to have the new EFI Bios software

which brand do i go with ASUS, GIGABYTE, OR MSI

cpu is a i5 2500k and i would like to get 5GHz on air cooled. but i do have a huge case with x2 200mm fans and 4 120mm fans

and a coolermaster V6GT heatsink

price range is $120 to $160

all replys will be appriciated
    
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Gigabyte UD3
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Asus P8P67 Pro.
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post #4 of 13
The Asus P8P67 is perfect for your price range. Gigabyte currently doesn't have UEFI, so you'll have to go with an Asus board. I hate MSI with a burning passion so this is kind of biased, but whatever.
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post #5 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by tconroy135 View Post
Gigabyte UD3
UD3 does not have UEFI available right now.
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post #6 of 13
Thread Starter 
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...asus+p8p67+pro


over my budget and the micro is 149$ but i dont want micro
    
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post #7 of 13
Thread Starter 
    
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by bobby2hotty View Post
Havent heard anything bad on it yet.
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post #9 of 13
Here, same price but you get firewire...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130552
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32 GB Samsung Arch Nix 
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i7 2600k @ 5.2 Ghz Asus Maximus IV Gene-Z Gskill 2133 4GB Caviar Black 
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Corsair H100 Arch x64 OCZ 650 Watt 
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post #10 of 13
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post
Here, same price but you get firewire...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130552
that board dont have UEFI the one i showed has it
    
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