Best deal on a 1151 right now?

Discussion in 'Intel MoBos' started by IIvIIozzie, May 19, 2017.

  1. IIvIIozzie

    IIvIIozzie n00bie

    May 19, 2017
    Updating my rig for general/gaming use. Considering moving up to the i5 6600k, I have a friend who is giving me a great deal on one. I'm not sure what would be the best way to go for motherboards right now. I'm not seeing a lot of solid deals out there so I was hoping someone could share some advice where to shop and some recommendations. I'll be using the same tower from mylast rig, Antec Lanboy, and I'm upgrading from a i7920. Also My old DDR3 Ram was DDR3 1600 Ripjaws and Corsair XMS3. I believe they are triple channel but not home to check. Would it really be worth moving up to something like the G.skill Rpjaws V series 16gb 2 x 8gb?

    I'm trying to keep the price down so I'm looking for a nice middle of the road. My other issue for motherboard consideration is I have 2x 290's in crossfire and will have 6 hard drives ( 3 SSD's) so I certainly need some space on the board to connect everything.

    Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

    RIght now i'm thinking the
    ASUS B150-PRO D3


    Last edited: May 19, 2017
  2. rennyf77

    rennyf77 2[H]4U

    Feb 12, 2007
    would be best to know what your absolute budget is. are you choosing that board because newegg is offering a $30 rebate? you'll also have to deal with cf that operates at 16/4 pci-e lane split.
  3. VRT

    VRT Limp Gawd

    Jul 15, 2016
    I just found a GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming on craigslist that I gave $80 for.
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  4. robertdane101

    robertdane101 n00bie

    Mar 29, 2017