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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157230
would be better than the MSI
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post #52 of 79
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Thanks balla, what do you think of this board for overclocking it? like I said budget.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130582
How about a ASRock?
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ohh nice i go to tafe in breakwater i live near the uni in melton south
Awesome , not to far out from the CBD....
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post #54 of 79
Welcome bud

I've not yet used a MSI 1155 board, I have used the Gigabyte UD4 and the ASUS Pro, of those two I'd recommend the ASUS board.


The UD3 doesn't support x8x8 though and neither does the ASUS P8P67 LE... so stay away from those. The Asrock board doesn't support x8x8 either!

I'm kinda wondering why MSI has the only board in that price range that supports x8 x8.


It would be wise to look farther into that, they can be deceptive.
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The P8P67 LE is bad - 4+1 VRM (I'm pretty sure). The ASRock and MSI are better.
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Ya i need one that supports crossfire though for my 6950s. board looks great though
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post #57 of 79
For budget i'd suggest the Asrock Extreme 4, rock solid board with all premium features. Also look at the X16 layout, ur CF will have some room to breath . The only thing is that u might need to wait for it to be in-stock again.
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He has 6950s CF so no go with that board.
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post #59 of 79
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Ya i need one that supports crossfire though for my 6950s. board looks great though
Oh right, I forgot. That ASRock Extreme4 is also a great board. Too bad the ASUS P8P67-M PRO is sold out :\\
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post #60 of 79
I like my Asus Pro, the UD4 only had 2 slots, the Pro has two x8 slots, and another x4... I run my 470's in SLI with my horribly out matched 9800gt trying to do phsyx... I've started to just fold on it as the 470's don't play very nice with it being so slow. But I think tri fire would work on this board as a "what if in the future" thought, would be x8x8x4 though
    
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