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February 23, 2011, 10:47 AM
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Truro, NS
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Except for the fact that the built in windows backup in home premium can not save to a network location while pro can.
You can save it locally and robocopy / batch file it over in the middle of the night to a server / network share. Everything Pro can do, Home can do with a little tweaking. :)
As for motherboards, I have the Sabertooth and UD3R. Both good motherboards, both overclock well. I don't have any personal experience with the ASUS P6X58D-E, however I would imagine it would be a great board also. Other than color, I don't much difference between the sabertooth and P6X58D-E.
Other than the Sabertooth runs the 3x PCie slots at 16x/16x/4x, and the P6X58D-E does 16x/8x/8x or 16x/16x/1x modes.
Edit: of the three, go with whatevers cheaper / on sale or used at a good price.
Edit2: I bought my Gigabyte UD3R from ncix's ebay.. for about $160. They sell their factory new, returns on their ebay site, and so far i've never had an issue with any of their ebay products.
I'll learn to manage my anger, when people learn to manage their stupid.
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My System Specs
Intel i7 2600K
Corsair Vengeance 16GB 4X4GB DDR3-1600 CL9
2x MSI GTX 580
OCZ Vertex2 Extended 60 Gig SSD, WD Black 1TB x2 (RAID 0)
Silverstone Strider 750W 80+ Silver
Fractal Designs R3 Black
3x Dell U2311H
Windows 7 Home x64
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