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Old March 1, 2010, 11:06 AM
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Default Best ~$300 i7920 mobo?

I've been looking around for a motherboard to pair with an i7 920 or maybe a 930. I'll also be running Win7 64bit. SLI/XFire is a possibility, and RAM will be 1333 or 1600. Does anyone have any recommendations?

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Old March 1, 2010, 11:33 AM
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I've been looking around for a motherboard to pair with an i7 920 or maybe a 930. I'll also be running Win7 64bit. SLI/XFire is a possibility, and RAM will be 1333 or 1600. Does anyone have any recommendations?

Thanks for the help
I will vote for the Gigabyte UD5. Its my board and I love it, I don't have experience with other motherboards other than the DX58SO but it blows. I would definetly recommend the UD5 based on my experiences. Great overclocker, stable, quick, good features, great build quality, and good price.
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Old March 1, 2010, 11:39 AM
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UD5 or ASUS P6X58D Premium
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Old March 1, 2010, 11:57 AM
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I have experience with the P6T Deluxe and the UD5. Both are solid, well built, great overclocker and SLI/Xfire supoprt.
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Old March 1, 2010, 12:28 PM
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Excellent. Thanks for the input guys.
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Old March 1, 2010, 12:31 PM
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Old March 1, 2010, 12:37 PM
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Not trying to bash this board by any means since I have never used it. But it seems like quite a few show up DOA

Customer Reviews Of EVGA E758-TR 3-Way SLI (x16/x16/x8) LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
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I root for the UD5 as well. Mine's been running great and cool with a D0 920. It's got lots of fan headers and SATA ports.
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ud5a or this is a fav of mine http://ncix.com/products/index.php?s...nufacture=ASUS
and you can price match it to newegg
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ud5a or this is a fav of mine http://ncix.com/products/index.php?s...nufacture=ASUS
and you can price match it to newegg
I price matched it to this and it's already shipped: Agile Electronics - Buy Mfgs Part-#:P6X58D PREMIUM online in Canada
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