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Which Motherboard should I buy?

Hello,

I am building a new PC .Specs as follows

Intel i5 760
Nvidia GTX 460 1 GB
4 GB DDR/DDR RAM (depends on MOBO)
500 GB Hard disk
750 watts PSU

I need some suggestions on a motherboard ,on which I can SLI my 460 , which is about $125 in price

MOST IMPORTANT-- should I buy these before release of sandy bridge?
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  1. If you want sandy bridge, then wait to order everything except ram, which is cheap right now. Sandy bridge is socket 1155; it won't work with current socket 1156 motherboards. Newegg has an asrock sandy bridge board now. Intel wants your $$; they usually require a new board chipset/socket with major releases.
  2. 1) You will be hard press to find an SLI board for under $125. Here are options...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138162

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157206

    2) I agree with oldie on waiting for Sandy Bridge and what comes of it and prices of the older Intel platforms.
  3. Best answer
    Don't order ANYTHING if you're waiting for P67 MOBO. You want to make certain that the RAM is compatible per MOBO; the 4GB sticks especially - to a lesser degree the 2GB sticks. I've noticed that DDR3 RAM has been dropping in price; some high quality Corsair has dropped as much as 25% in the past week.

    I've seen some P67 MOBOs listed for sale e.g. P8P67 PRO http://www.buy.com/prod/p8p67-pro-atx-intel-p67-socket-1155-ddr3-sdram/q/sellerid/14369784/loc/111/219183025.html Obviously, the LGA 1155 socket is NOT compatible with the LGA 1156 CPUs.

    I 'wish' Intel would, they could, have better reverse compatibility like the AM3 socket...but it's always something to wish for none the less.
  4. Best answer selected by parimalthecool.
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