Motherboard recommendation for i7 930

Hey Guys,

Subject says it all. Looking for a solid mb that I can invest in to go along with a i7 930 purchase.

I will be putting this into my existing antec nine hundred case.

I have a gtx 480 and can see myself adding a second 480 later on, so I would need a mb to scale properly. I will never go triple SLI or Quad SLI.

I saw an article on here recommending the GA-X58A-UD3R

Concerns are that I have a Auzentech prelude for sound and would want to keep that (or had mb audio gotten that good that I don't need a dedicated sound card), so I'm trying to figure out if I can use the only pci slot and get away with 2x dual slot graphics cards.

I like the usb 3 and sata 3-6gbs features (can I currently buy 6gb SATA drives?). If it wasn't for that I'd go for an older mb...

thoughts? recommendations?

I just wanna make sure that everything fits in the case and works. Feel free to recommend RAM as well.

Thanks in advance.
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  1. why would you recommend the asus over the gigabyte?
  2. Personal preference. Asus is, in my opinion, the best mobo manufacturer. Their mobos give you a bit more performance and stability. I'm pretty sure that you can reach more MHz (after OC) with the P6x58d-e.

    Anyway, Gigabyte is a great choice too.
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