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Need a new mobo, please help me decide

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I have 3 that im interested, please help me decide BETWEEN these 3, and please no fanboys saying "get diz coz it pwns nubs" if you make a statement, please back it up with a site or something.

Asus (SABERTOOTH X58) Intel X58 ICH10R ATX Socket 1366 Triple Channel DDR3-2000 RAID USB3.0 SATA3 CrossFireX SLI 1394

VS

Asus (RAMPAGE III Formula) Intel X58 ICH10R ATX Socket 1366 Triple Channel DDR3-2000 RAID USB3 SATA3 CrossFireX 3-Way SLI 1

VS

EVGA X58 SLI FTW3 Socket 1366 ATX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 6x DDR3 1600MHz


My needs, are... 1600mhz Overclocked ram, 6gb in trip chan (yet to buy)

i7 950 @ 4.2ghz +
Gtx480 o/c'd to 875mhz.

need 6 sata ports.

Rest doesnt really mater.

I want the fastest, most reliable, sturdiest.

And best customer support etc.

I have heard bad news about EVGA and over heating, but would like your opinions,

THANK YOU GUYS (and girls)

(:
Chickn 'n Beer
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 - OC to 4gz asrock extreme 3 GTX 480 OC to 800mhz core 1900mhz memory hynix 6gb ddr3 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
2 x 1Tb western Digital Win 7 64 32" 100hz / Full Hd monitor 650w 
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NZXT Phantom 
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Chickn 'n Beer
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i7 950 - OC to 4gz asrock extreme 3 GTX 480 OC to 800mhz core 1900mhz memory hynix 6gb ddr3 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
2 x 1Tb western Digital Win 7 64 32" 100hz / Full Hd monitor 650w 
Case
NZXT Phantom 
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I think Asus makes better motherboards but EVGA has better support.
The Sabertooth meets your requirements but it's not as pretty as the Rampage iii.

If it were me, I'd get the Sabertooth. Five year warranty, good performance, reasonably priced.
Defiant
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i7 860 @ 4ghz 1.3v Asus Maximus iii Formula EVGA GTX 470 4gb Mushkin Redline DDR3 @1600mhz 6-8-6-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
1TB WD Caviar Black Lite-On DVD Burner Asus 24" 1080p Corsair HX850 
Case
Cooler Master 690 ii Advanced 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 860 @ 4ghz 1.3v Asus Maximus iii Formula EVGA GTX 470 4gb Mushkin Redline DDR3 @1600mhz 6-8-6-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
1TB WD Caviar Black Lite-On DVD Burner Asus 24" 1080p Corsair HX850 
Case
Cooler Master 690 ii Advanced 
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