im concidering a new motherboard with 8 sata ports, and looking for one with spesified things gone it should have no IDE-connection(thing should have been gone a long time ago.) the old mouse and keyboard dead and gone USB only usefull and effective placements of PCIe (my graphic-card blocks two perfectively usefull ones, angers me as hell and rest is used or occupied by other things. and also compatible with all the things below(f.eks heatsink not blocking ram and so on)
this my build at the moment: windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1 Corsair SSD Force Series 3, 120GB 2.5" Western Digital® Desktop Black 1TB x1 Western Digital Caviar® Green? 2TB x3 Nvidia Geforce GTX 480(Zalman VF3000F GTX480 GPU-heatsink) ASUS Xonar D2X/XDT, 7.1 channel Corsair A70 CPU heatsink ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 AMD phenom II X6 1055T processor 2.80GHz Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz 8GB CL8 Fractal design XL
More aboutlooking motherboard
budget is not the problem at the moment
GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD5 or GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD7 both have 8xSata 6gb/s ports. Look it up on Landmark or Newegg.