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Need recommendations for a LGA 2011 board

Hi - I have an i7-3930K (scored a GREAT price) and need some recommendations for a good MB. I am NOT into extreme OC'ing or gaming. Would like to keep under $300. Thanks.
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  1. All of the Asus P9X79 boards are amazing
  2. Great mobo and decent performer.

    ASRock X79 Extreme6/GB LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard


    ASRock X79 Extreme6

    "Throughout this review we pointed out several minor issues we uncovered with the ASRock X79 Extreme6/GB mainboard. However, in conclusion I would like to once again stress its indisputable advantages. This mainboard comes with sufficient accessories bundle including a universal panel that provides two additional USB 3.0 ports. The PCB layout is overall good; it offers eight memory DIMM slots, two processor fan connectors supporting rotation speed adjustment, additional SATA and USB 3.0 controllers, buttons and POST-code indicator. The digital processor voltage regulator circuitry is built with high-quality components including tantalum capacitors. It works as 12+2 and supports dynamic adjustment of the number of active phases depending on the processor load even during overclocking. Three graphics card slots allow building AMD Quad CrossFireX, 3-Way CrossFireX and CrossFireX, as well as NVIDIA Quad SLI, 3-Way SLI and SLI configurations. The mainboard has pretty convenient BIOS that offers everything necessary for system configuring and fine-tuning. Everything we have just said can also be applied to a similar ASRock X79 Extreme6 mainboard, but the “SB” model comes with additional expansion card featuring a second Broadcom network controller and Creative Sound Core3D Audio processor. This is a unique distinguishing feature of the ASRock X79 Extreme6/GB mainboard, because there are not that many other products that come bundled with a Creative sound solution."
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    On LGA 2011 only get an ASUS. MSI, Gigabyte and to a degree ASRock long term have had some issues with reliability and CPU temps.

    Sacrifice (1) one Pizza and get the ASUS Sabertooth X79:
    5 Year Warranty
    Active cooling for both VRM and Chipset
    * When not if you decide to OC it offers some of the lowest vCores = good

    $320 Tiger Direct -
    $329 NewEgg -
    $330 Micro Center -
    $340 Amazon -

    I love mine :)
    CPU-z -
    RAM Drive -
    SSD + HDD -
    Cinebench -
    Finished build -
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