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Mobo Upgrade for under $250 US

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by Duekay, Jun 27, 2008.

  1. Duekay New Member

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    I am looking for a new Asus motherboard for my system for under $250 US, i want good O.C. options in the bios, ATX Form Factor might as well be used this time to take advantage of the case.

    Some things im looking for are:
    -1600Mhz Front Side Bus would be nice.
    -X38 or Intel X48 chipset or any of the new ones.
    -capability of having 1066Mhz DDR2 Ram or faster.
    -2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (both @ x16 mode) or more.
    -2 x PCIe x1 or more.
    -2 x PCI or more.
    -6 xSATA with RAID 0,1 or more.
    -Audio i dont really give a sh*t about cause i have external ones.

    Any Ideas
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    Well if you want Nvidia, then you could look at the ASUS 780a SLI mobo.
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    intel igent New Member

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    ASUS p5q-e or p5q-e DLX :confused:
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    I second one of those two! They are some pretty nice boards!
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    I have just come across P5E Deluxe what do you guys think about this one:confused:
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    It's a little over your budget, but i vote the formula Rampage x48 board. nothing but good words from me, and a few around TPU will make the same claims. Great OCer too. I believe it is $289.99USD. So not much more then $250.

    The P5Q is also good.

    NVM...aussie land. my bad.
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    I can get the P5E Deluxe board for $240 AU, but the formula Rampage costs round $360 AU and it seems to have all the same I/O, FSB, Ram and chipset features, or are there some other unlocked options within it?

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