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I'm pulling the trigger on a new X58 system and I want the UD7 rev2 board but no one seems to have them. I'm thinking of going with a UD5 as it looks the same just different motherboard heat sinks. So for around $350 what would you guys recommend?

Requirements:
MUST HAVE extremely good VRM's and support a 990x OCed with next to no Vcore fluctuation.
2 PCIe running 16x16
SATA 6gb
USB 3.0

Not trying to get you guys to do my homework for me. I'm just stupid busy at work and have maybe an hour to get online and mess around. But I plan to order everything in the next couple weeks. Already ordered my water cooling supplies.
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 840 256pro 3 WD RE4's in Raid 0 for storage ASUS & HP Custom water loop for all components  
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Win 7 Pro 47" LG LED tv Razer Black Widow Ultimate Corsair AX1200 
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Almost all X58 boards that are more than 180 retail fit your criteria. For example the Asus P6X58D-E that i have is amazing, does 16x16x8 on the lanes, and has been rock solid for me.
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2xWD 1Tb 64Mb RAID 1 Samsung 840 Evo 250Gb Samsung DVD Under water 
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Linux Mint / Win7 Pro Dell U3011 and 2007WFP  Filco Ninja Tenkeyless, red switches Crosair TX950W 
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