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My motherboard is a piece of crap, i don't like it. I am in the market for an am3 board that will support an 1100T for a good overclock. Preferably one that is stable enough that would be able to support an overclock at 4ghz 24/7.

My current board needs 1.53vcore to stay stable at 4.01ghz with prime95. Might have to do with it having only a 4 pin cpu connector... Looking for something alot better.... SATA 6 and usb3 would be pluses.
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The Biostar TA890FXE is a wonderful overclocker for the price. Doesn't have USB 3.0 but with the all the available expansion slots, you can always get a USB 3.0 card.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-193-_-Product
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the asus 89gtdpro in my sig is a nice board for $150 free shipping from the egg. has 8pin power connector and 8+2 phase,which would be a plus for an x6.
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The Biostar TA890FXE is a wonderful overclocker for the price. Doesn't have USB 3.0 but with the all the available expansion slots, you can always get a USB 3.0 card.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-193-_-Product
+1..biostar rocks for its price..
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Originally Posted by toyz72 View Post
the asus 89gtdpro in my sig is a nice board for $150 free shipping from the egg. has 8pin power connector and 8+2 phase,which would be a plus for an x6.
They just became out of stock, i browsed newegg for about 5 min after i checked out, returned and bam... removed from the shopping cart
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they did the same thing on the p180 mini to me,lol. wanted another on for my dad. but anyhow,,,,check out the msi 890-gd65.i think its around that price to. it has an 8+2 power phase to.
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I would suggest one of the ASRock 890GX Boards, a / b. Just heard good stuff about them. Very good equipment. There Extreme-series boards are really great for the money.
Edited by banjodido - 2/28/11 at 2:05am
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Asus m4a89gtd pro or asrock 890gx extreme 3/4 or the 890fx deluxe 3/4
the 890fx is just within your budget as well
     
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by Kvjavs View Post
The Biostar TA890FXE is a wonderful overclocker for the price. Doesn't have USB 3.0 but with the all the available expansion slots, you can always get a USB 3.0 card.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-193-_-Product
I was gonna say this. Looked into getting it but just pulled the trigger on a CH IV. Either way, you'll get great OC results.
    
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