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well long story short.....
I DROPED MY 800D while trying to lift it ontop my new desk.....
tested everything everything is fine but the motherboard is dead.....

so looking for a new motherboard, about time for a upgrade anyway >.>

suggesstions anyone?

looking to spend 0-250 maybe 300 if its really worth the 300.....

was looking at the asus sabertooth,asus formula, gigabyte USB3

welcoming any suggestions thanks
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My personal opinion would be any of these considering that they're all relatively $200 on Newegg.

MSI X58A = http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130500
ASROCk X58 Extreme = http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157163
Sabertooth= http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131665
Gigabyte USB 3.0 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128456
Asus P6X58 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131641

If you're into looking for a new motherboard I say go for any of the ones with USB 3.0/Sata 6Gb/s personally
    
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is the 800d okay?
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post #4 of 10
Gigabyte x58A UD3R Rev. 2 is a great motherboard. Has USB 3.0, On-Off USB power charging (useful for phones or mp3), and Tri-SLI ( 16x/16x/8x).
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post #5 of 10
I really like my Formula. It doesn't give me any trouble. Now you could probably get away with grabbing the open box version and buying the IO panel from Asus if it doesn't come with one. I'd go with an Sabertooth or Formula if you want to go Asus.
post #6 of 10
i got 2 rampage formulas from newegg.

both came with all accessories. first was B stock, came with bent pins in the socket. RMA'd it to new egg

2nd wasnt shown as b stock, looked barely used if not new in box. so far so good.
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Originally Posted by Johnny Guitar View Post
is the 800d okay?
yeah the 800D is fine...i droped it from about 4 feet high too...made a loud bang....i was so shocked! the front panal poped off but it went back in perfectly...and from what i can tell everything eles with the case is fine...no dents or anything that i notice...
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debating about going with the sabertooth or the formula.....anyone know how these 2 overclock? or the real diffence between the two?
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Asus p6x58 Ocs great I'm at 4.3ghz with no issues.
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I have an X58A-UD5 rev 2.0 i am going to get rid of here next week for 200 bucks. Same one as in my review in my sig.
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