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Old April 27, 2012, 01:25 PM
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Good day everyone,

I am looking to upgrade my motherboard to accomodate the i7 3820 which would mainly be used for gaming. What motherboard would you guys suggest ?? I am looking for something with high performance without all the frills. No overclocking will be done, i just want to run everything on stock (i know nothing of overclocking). I also plan on running 2x GTX 680 in SLI so i dont need 3 or four slots either. My price range would be between 200$ and 300$.

Thanks in advance for your suggestions.
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Old April 27, 2012, 02:21 PM
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I would go with an ASUS P9X79, Gigabyte X79-UD3, or MSI X79A-GD45.
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Old April 27, 2012, 02:28 PM
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^^ great minds think alike..

Check out the: Gigabyte x79-ud3, asus p9x79, MSIx79GD-45, would be my choices for a no gimmick x79 board in that price range. I won't suggest a 3570k cpu/Z77 board, since you have the cash for 2 680's ya might as well go for the highend platform.

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Old April 28, 2012, 11:26 PM
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Thanks for the responses guys :-) ... I think i will go for the ASUS as i am a big fan :-)
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