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Good MoBo for i7-950 build (preferably with sick black friday deal on it)

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November 24, 2010 5:17:46 AM

I'm getting an i7-950 from microcenter on Friday and was looking for a good mobo to use with it. I'll be using an NVIDIA GTX 470 and whatever RAM is known to work well with the board in question.
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November 24, 2010 9:47:04 PM

MoBo Budget ?

Pick one of these:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E...

RAM Budget ?

CAS 6 - Most builds this year I have done with the Mushkin Enhanced Redlines or "Radioactives" depending on what was cheaper on day of order. $0mm height keeps them from interfering w/ CPU coolers
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E...

CAS 7 - Here I been doing the Corsair's or Mushkin Blacklines, again both of which have low height
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E...

Built 3 machines this month w/ this MoBo , redlines, factory OC's 470's .... two w/ Antec DF-85 and one w/ HAF-932.
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November 27, 2010 1:48:45 PM

I actually ended up buying all on Black Friday:



Asus P6X58D Premium (Newegg Ultra Secret Sale)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...



MSI GTX 470 (Newegg Ultra Secret Sale)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...



i7-950 (Microcenter Doorbuster)

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...



64GB Microcenter SSD (Microcenter doorbuster)

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...



Now I just need to figure out what RAM is best for that MoBo without breaking my budget (which is already broken to the tune of about $200 sigh). I'm not really familiar with triple channel RAM: do I need to buy RAM in triples like you used to have to try and keep it in pairs?
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