Choosing a motherboard

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P4rtay
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Hey so I'm currently looking for a motherboard to match my PC build.
I want to OC a i7 860 to 3.5 maybe higher so I'm looking for a board that's stable and affordable. It has to have a least one SATA the I/O and if possible within a reasonable price. I'm your average user. I game, photo edit, watch HD videos,etc nothing extreme.

Sepcs.
Case:LIAN LI Lancool PC-K62 Tower
CPU: Intel i7 860
Cooler:CORSAIR Cooling Hydro Series
GPU:Sapphire Radeaon HD 5850
RAM:CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
HDD:Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB
PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-750HX
Optical: Sony Optiarc 24X

Thanks.

Razear
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Check out ASUS, Gigabyte and EVGA's P55 boards.

Warmacblu
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I agree with Razear. Go to Newegg and filter the motherboard search for Intel / Socket 1156 / Your price range and take a look at the highest rated or most reviewed boards. I am a huge eVGA fan so I would highly recommend a board from them, but ASUS and Gigabyte boards are also a solid choice.

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P4rtay
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Thanks for the help!