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what is a good sandy bridge micro ATX board that is highly overclockable and not fussy about memory parameters and yet have SATA slot with at least 6 of them... I had built a mini ITX it worked great but lack of SATA slots makes me now think of moving to micro ATX instead or mini ITX
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Well.. The only thing I could think of is the P8P67-M PRO
    
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Well.. The only thing I could think of is the P8P67-M PRO
What about the MSI or Gigabyte ones? I had the Gigabyte H55n. it worked wonderfully! with a i7 860 and h50 water cool. It is virtually quiet.. my old one here q9550 is like a jumbo jet plane. I hate the sound of it and the heat generated is crazy much...
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Oh wait.... What kind of socket are we talking about here? 1156?
    
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Oh wait.... What kind of socket are we talking about here? 1156?
Sandy Bridge = 1155. He was posting an 1156 board. I think you're more in line with what the OP was looking for.
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Oh wait.... What kind of socket are we talking about here? 1156?
The OP already stated Sandy Bridge, so it's safe to assume 1155. I would also agree that the P8P67-M Pro is the best mATX board you can get right now for Sandy Bridge.

But good luck finding them in stock, they sell out really quickly. Other than that there aren't any other P67 mATX boards except the watered down version of the P8P67-M Pro.

All the H series boards don't overclock.
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what about this?
1. GIGABYTE GA-H67MA-UD2H-B3 LGA 1155 Intel H67 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
2. MSI H67MA-E45 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel H67 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel
3. MSI H67MS-E43 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel H67 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
4. MSI H61MU-E35 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel H61 HDMI USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

What other micro ATX mobo are not that fussy on memory...as I really hate tinkering all weeks long with those Tras settings and voltage parameters..
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H61/H67 = no CPU overclocking

You already stated in your first post that you want an overclockable board.
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