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by pinopino / March 25, 2009 2:19 PM PDT

I need a new motherboard, I'm falling down on ATX Intel 775 and I need 8 gb ram support, 2x PCIxpress (For future crossfire use)
What's a nice cheap one?
I've tried looking for myself, but it's imposible to find anything in the jungle of close to similar names. I liked the P5KPL, but there are about 20.000 of them and I alwasy end up with a micro atx or 4 gig max or no cf option. All in all I hope to take advantage of all the ppl in here that know these boards and hopefully you can help.

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Here is one, but...
by ahtoi / March 25, 2009 4:59 PM PDT
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crossfire needs intel p45 or x48/x58 chipset
by ramarc / March 26, 2009 1:42 AM PDT
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for crossfire, you'll have to get a mobo based on intel p45 or x48/x58 chipsets. p45 is the least expensive option.

asrock p45xe, $95:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157143
msi p45-neo2-fr, $120 ** recommended:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130184
asus p5q-pro, $120 ** recommended:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131299
gigabyte ga-ep45-ud3p, $135:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128358
gigabyte ga-ep45t-ds3r (ddr3), $130:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128348

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