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New Gaming Motherboard

Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by WaXT, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. WaXT

    WaXT New Member

    Aug 8, 2010
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    I need a new Gaming motherboard for my upcoming new build w/c is:

    i5 2500k
    6GB 1600 Mhz (any recommendations for this? budget for the RAM: $64)
    Seasonic 620w
    1TB HDD
    60GB SSD

    Budget on Motherboard: $630
  2. radrok


    Oct 26, 2011
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    Well... do you have any favourite brand choice? If not I'd recommend you ASUS in a heartbeat, they are crammed of features and strong overclockers check this:


    If you want to spend a bit more there is the Maximus Extreme IV Z that is the top ASUS tier for socket 1155
    It all depends on which features you want, the Maximus does NOT have legacy PCI slots so if you have a soundcard that requires one you may want to think about it

    I'd recommend you the Maximus if you are going to use more than 2 GPUs in the future, if not go for the P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3, either way you can't be wrong :toast:

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