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Best 1156 Micro-ATX motherboard on a budget?

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I picked up an EVGA P55V for my i5 760 micro-ATX build. Turns out the board has zero overclocking features...

Without spending the $150 for the Asus Gene is there a board (Gigabyte or Asus) that is a decent overclocker?

From what I have seen the only chipsets available for MATX boards (again exempting the pricey Gene) are H55, H57 and Q57.

Given that I will be using a discrete video card, which chipset offers the best overclocking on air? (I have an excellent Thermalright Ultima 90i for cooling purposes).

I'd ideally like to stay in the $100 range.

For frame of reference, using an i5 760 and a set of 2x2 GB G.Skill 1600Mhz ripjaws.
Edited by Robilar - 2/28/11 at 6:56pm
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perhaps this one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130301
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