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post #11 of 18
Asrock p67 extreme4, it's the best deal for the money at your price range has pretty much all the features as the Asus p8p67 pro yet costs a lot less
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post #12 of 18
Asus P8P67-M Pro
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^good mATX but not as expandable as a full ATX
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post #14 of 18
I'm also gonna second the Asrock Extreme4 board. I really like the direction that Asrock has been heading in regarding their recent motherboards.
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post #15 of 18
Seriously, there are a few things you don't cheap out on in a PC. My list includes the mobo and PSU.

Some people here spend more money on their soundcard than their motherboard.

I think motherboard should be changed to MAINboard or IMPORTANTboard since it is the foundation of your PC.
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post #16 of 18
Biostar TP67XE...
post #17 of 18
So I guess my question would be this. If I am never going to SLI or XFire, only have one optical sata drive, three sata hard drives, not use any esata devices, and only shoot for a 4.5ghz OC, why should I go for a gigabyte ud7 over a ud3?
    
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post #18 of 18
I just ordered a TP67B+ because I got tired of waiting for the Extreme4. I'll ride this board at least until Z68 boards show up. I'll know in about 5 days how good it is
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