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Can't Decide on a 1156 Motherboard :/

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choosing between these two, help me out

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128421

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131623

please and thank you!
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post #2 of 6
I would say go with the Asus, unless you need twin video card support. If so, then go with the Gigabyte.
     
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post #3 of 6
I vote Gigabyte
 
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post #4 of 6
gigabyte
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Thread Starter 
well i ended up finding the asus open box so i got that, thanks guys! lol

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WD Velociraptor 300Gb + WD Green 2Tb Samsung Bluray Windows 7 Pro x64 Dell 2312HM x 3 
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post #6 of 6
I have good experience with Gigabyte on the 1156 but it lacks any VRM heatsinks which looks terrible. It gets hot easily and the pics of burnt VRM under light OC on Tom's is just another thing to keep in mind.

Good to know you get the Asus.
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