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LGA 1155 board recomendations

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by aameghoo, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. aameghoo

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    I plan on getting a 2500k and I need some help choosing the right MB. Im currently coming from an AMD 955BE and this will be my first intel build. I plan on doing major OCing to the 2500k since I got a WC setup so a board thats good with OCing would be ideal, I also have two flashed 6950s that will be running in crossfire. Another thing is I currently have 8gb of this RAM and I was wondering if i could continue using that or would it be best for a RAM upgrade as well and if so what would you recommend. And finally I was thinking about getting a SSD but I dont have much knowledge about them so any help with that would be appreciated. My budget for the MB is around $200-$250 and around $100-$150 for the SSD. Also i'd like to note that i dont really like red and black boards =/
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    i have seen even in my country some picks AsRock board like the Z68 Extreme3 Gen3, Extreme4 Gen3 and Z68 PROFESSIONAL GEN3 bcs of the PCI-Express 3.0 feature and bcs they r good price for all their features more than like Asus, Gigabyte and MSI they r kinda more expensive and u get less.

    i personally like the price of the Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 even it only got 2x PCI-E x16 3.0 slots
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    I'm going with the GD65 z68 as well except w/ 2600k.
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    I was actually thinking about the 2600k but I feel like the extra $100 isn't worth it for me.

    Haha ok correction I don't like red, well not that I don't like it, it just doesn't go with my color scheme lol and what does the 10 power phases do exactly?

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