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CPU - Core i7 2600k (to be overclocked)
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What kind of motherboard should I get? Gonna be mainly gaming and a lot of video editing.

Price is no object, as long as it's in stock, because my former computer broke down, so I'm on a cruddy laptop right now and I need to get another computer ASAP to finish some projects.

If it matters, I'm planning on getting a Cooler Master HAF X or the NZXT Phantom.
    
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I would definitely recommend a Maximus IV Extreme from Asus..or the Gigabyte p67 ud7 if price is no object..they are great boards and will oc sli/crossfire just nicely
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Is this legit: http://www.8anet.com/ShowProduct.aspx?pid=8744
It appears to be in stock, I don't see anything on the site that indicates otherwise.
    
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Maximus IV extremes or Gigabyte UD7's are the only boards you want to look for if you want full speed x16/x16 SLI. You can do fine with x8/x8 on a UD5 or P8P67 Deluxe (I don't think the Deluxe has the NF200 chipset..i Forgot already), and you won't have much of a loss in framerates, as the NF200 adds latency. But still the x16/x16 is ideal, and if you have enough money for two 580's, you definitely have enough to pay the extra $100-$150 for a full featured board.
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Probably..not too sure..consider waiting for newegg and amazon to restock both of the boards...you won't regret it!
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Originally Posted by Falkentyne View Post
Maximus IV extremes or Gigabyte UD7's are the only boards you want to look for if you want full speed x16/x16 SLI. You can do fine with x8/x8 on a UD5 or P8P67 Deluxe (I don't think the Deluxe has the NF200 chipset..i Forgot already), and you won't have much of a loss in framerates, as the NF200 adds latency. But still the x16/x16 is ideal, and if you have enough money for two 580's, you definitely have enough to pay the extra $100-$150 for a full featured board.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131700

Newegg lists the Maximus IV as out of stock, but the ETA for more is today, 3/22/2011, so I'll probably just pull an all nighter and buy myself one of those.

I'd prefer the Gigabyte UD7, but that's not even listed in the Newegg catalog (at least, not as far as I can tell.)
    
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post #7 of 8
yeah..naturally id recommend that board...but newegg doesnt have any unfortunately...the maximus is just as good I assure you...i've used it for a few days not and am pretty happy with it..although..i may downgrade it to get a better video card
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MrCynical View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131700

Newegg lists the Maximus IV as out of stock, but the ETA for more is today, 3/22/2011, so I'll probably just pull an all nighter and buy myself one of those.

I'd prefer the Gigabyte UD7, but that's not even listed in the Newegg catalog (at least, not as far as I can tell.)
Asus is bigger than Gigabyte (although GB is pretty huge), thus Asus have more of an ability to get supply in faster. Sort of like Intel vs AMD. Neither the UD5 or UD7 have been relisted on the egg yet. I got my UD5 B3 RMA's from a B2 from newegg almost two weeks ago. Newegg is probably still allocating boards for B2 replacements before they can offer them for sale again.

Notice that the P8P67 Pro is also not shown on the egg yet, either, since that board is probably the best selling board in Asus' lineup.
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