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Looking for affordable LGA1150 board w/ SLI

I'm looking to build a pc PURELY for gaming and so I'm looking for a board that can support an i5-4670k and SLI ( 2-way gtx 770). The only problem I've been having is all the LGA1150 boards I've found either don't support SLI or are horrendously expensive. The price range I was hoping for was $90 to $140, but if I have to pay more than I guess I have no choice. Any help would be appreciated.
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    I recommend the msi z87 g45. It is a great mobo for the price. You can get it for $149 after remates from newegg:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130693&clickid=1c3RrJ1ofS4izw7QwoTKzwg3UkTUeV1ZA0GEXo0&iradid=97618&ircid=2106&irpid=79301&nm_mc=AFC-IR&cm_mmc=AFC-IR-_-na-_-na-_-na
    It can support 2x nvidia graphics in sli or 3x amd in crossfire. It has GREAT onboard audio, front usb 3.0, killer e2200 audio etc
    Review here: http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/mainboard/59697-msi-z87-g45-gaming/
    I seriously recommend this, especially with your i5 4670k.
  2. Alternatively to save a bit you can go with g43 gaming: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130726&clickid=1c3RrJ1ofS4izw7QwoTKzwg3UkTUeXXhA0GEXo0&iradid=97618&ircid=2106&irpid=79301&nm_mc=AFC-IR&cm_mmc=AFC-IR-_-na-_-na-_-na
    But you're sacrificing 2 sata slots, 2 USB 3.0 at rear and a pci-e slot (but 3x cf isn't worth it anyway imo)
  3. skyscraper7 said:
    Alternatively to save a bit you can go with g43 gaming: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130726&clickid=1c3RrJ1ofS4izw7QwoTKzwg3UkTUeXXhA0GEXo0&iradid=97618&ircid=2106&irpid=79301&nm_mc=AFC-IR&cm_mmc=AFC-IR-_-na-_-na-_-na
    But you're sacrificing 2 sata slots, 2 USB 3.0 at rear and a pci-e slot (but 3x cf isn't worth it anyway imo)


    It has not good SLI option! second PCI-E X4 will bottleneck second card!
  4. Oops appears it doesn't support SLI my mistake sorry
  5. Asrock Z87 Extreme 3, very well priced
  6. I would get Extreme 4 for extra $10 if you plan to overclock - more power phases (and usb 3.0 but thats less important)
  7. skyscraper7 said:
    Why would it? It would be be x8 for first card and x8 for second


    It's even not SLI certified. First port everytime runs at PCI-E 3.0 X16 and second runs PCI-E 2.0 X4
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