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Old 08-13-2009, 09:57 AM   #1
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Default Mobo + Memory Help for i7 920

Hello, I saw the i7 920's for $199 in local microcenter and could not handle the pure DEAL so I bought it right away...
Now, my next decision is on Motherboard and RAM combo.
Prefereably bought from newegg.
Here is the catch, my budget is ~600, so that leaves roughly ~390ish to buy the mobo and memory.
I was browsing newegg and came up with couple finds.
Take a look.

G.SKILL Trident 6GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231254

ASUS P6T SE http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131386

GIGABYTE GA-EX58-UD4P http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128374

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Old 08-13-2009, 10:08 AM   #2
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Default Re: Mobo + Memory Help for i7 920

Here is my build with a 920

x58 sli evga motherboard

6gb ddr3 gskill RAM

nvidia gtx 260
850w PSU
antec 900 case
1 tb 7200 rpm hard drive

the memory and mobo is about $400

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Old 08-13-2009, 01:02 PM   #3
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Default Re: Mobo + Memory Help for i7 920

Anything over 1333mhz on the 1366 platform is useless unless you're overclocking. Even if you are, then 1600 is more than enough.

Memory: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820178240

Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188046
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