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what is the best sandy bridge motherboard nowadays? i have the gigabyte ep45-ud3p but i'm planning on upgrading to an i5 or i7, what do you guys think?
post #2 of 62
P67A-UD7 or Maximus 4 Extreme.
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post #3 of 62
My vote goes to Maximus 4 Extreme, no doubt. But what ever you take, you cant go wrong with either, P67A-UD7 is also rock solid.
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Originally Posted by kevindd992002 View Post
what is the best sandy bridge motherboard nowadays? i have the gigabyte ep45-ud3p but i'm planning on upgrading to an i5 or i7, what do you guys think?
The best p67 mobo are:
1st> asus maximusIV extreme ($369)
2nd> gigabyte p67a ud7 ($317)
3rd> asus p8p67 revolution ($259)
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lol i love how you do things like that, but if you look for scores the P67A-UD7 has the WR for cpu clock for instance. OC comes down to the chip, the rest are just features you like on both boards, and then looks, and of course product loyalty.
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What about Sabertooth? Forgot about that one.
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What about Sabertooth? Forgot about that one.
The only sabertooth ive seen is X58
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post #8 of 62
go for the ud7..i have the m4e and its a great board, but save some money and go with black and gold..has more power phases if thats important to you
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The only sabertooth ive seen is X58
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131702
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post #10 of 62
It honestly really makes very little difference as to what board you pick for Sandy Bridge. Your luck in overclocking will boil down to your luck of the draw with your CPU.

Just make sure its a P67 board, and it has the features you need.
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