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P67 Motherboard suggestions!

post #1 of 8
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Heya Guys,

I'm looking at upgrading my PC at the moment, I'm seriously contemplating a sandybridge setup because I can't wait untill mid year for Bulldozer.

I need suggestions on the best bang for buck motherboards, i'm planning on running a i5 2500, watercooled, crossfire 69xx cards etc.

I'm a fan of Gigabyte boards but they seem to be much more expensive then other offerings for teh UD5 and UD7.

Any help would be fantastic guys!

Cheers!
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post #2 of 8
If you havent looked at it yet. The Biostar TP67XE is possibly the best bang for your buck board, The Asrock P67 offerings are nice as well tho ...

And if your going to watercool it, You had better be getting the 2500k, not a 2500 like you listed
post #3 of 8
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Yea i'm just weighing up prices at the moment 2500k should be fine, the Asus P8P67 Evo looks pretty decent for the money, $50 AUD cheaper then gigabyte's UD5..
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2500K @ 5Ghz ASUS P67 Sabertooth Gigabyte 4890 @ 1000mhz/4000mhz 2x2GB G.Skill PI 1600 
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WD 320gb 32mb cache Windows 7 64Bit BenQ 22" Widescreen Logitech G15 V2 
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post #4 of 8
The UD4 is still a great board if you are stuck on Gigabyte.. Fully capable w/o all the bells and whistles.
Best of luck to you if you EVER have to RMA it..
post #5 of 8
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Ok so since i'm going to be running crossfire or sli, will i get a bottleneck from running two x8 pci-e lanes? Or should I look at a higher end mobo?
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WD 320gb 32mb cache Windows 7 64Bit BenQ 22" Widescreen Logitech G15 V2 
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Superflower 650watt HAF 932 Logitech G5 
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2500K @ 5Ghz ASUS P67 Sabertooth Gigabyte 4890 @ 1000mhz/4000mhz 2x2GB G.Skill PI 1600 
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WD 320gb 32mb cache Windows 7 64Bit BenQ 22" Widescreen Logitech G15 V2 
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post #6 of 8
you know that there is a recall in effect right now for P67 board, and they will sell again in april. You might as well wait unless you wanna buy off a second hand site like ebay.
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post #7 of 8
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I have a fair few pci raid controllers lying around home i'd rather use then the onboard chip anyway.

However i'm looking at two WD caviar blacks in raid 0 on teh sata6 prots at the moment so it wont be an issue.
Renegard - H20
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2500K @ 5Ghz ASUS P67 Sabertooth Gigabyte 4890 @ 1000mhz/4000mhz 2x2GB G.Skill PI 1600 
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WD 320gb 32mb cache Windows 7 64Bit BenQ 22" Widescreen Logitech G15 V2 
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Superflower 650watt HAF 932 Logitech G5 
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2500K @ 5Ghz ASUS P67 Sabertooth Gigabyte 4890 @ 1000mhz/4000mhz 2x2GB G.Skill PI 1600 
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WD 320gb 32mb cache Windows 7 64Bit BenQ 22" Widescreen Logitech G15 V2 
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post #8 of 8
well depending on your cash flow but ether the top biostar, asus p8p67 m-pro or the top ud3 are great board and over clock very well.You wont need to water cool the cpu but cards are always a heat factor .

p.s the ud3 top end is not sli but only xcrossfire
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