I need choosing a mATX motherboard

gigasmack

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So I'm replacing my 6400+ with an E8400 and I need a good mATX motherboard to compliment it. I did some research and I found two decent boards but I'm unsure of which one to get.

GIGABYTE GA-G33M-S2L
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ASUS P5E-VM HDMI LGA
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I'm not sure if I'm going to overclock the processor, but I would atleast like the option to do it later on. I know that my current Gigabyte board is lacking in the overclocking options, but I'm not familiar with the Intel counterparts. I don't have a lot of experience with ASUS motherboards, but I hear that the ASUS P5E-VM is an overclockers dream, but would it be overkill if I forego overclocking? Anyone have any first hand experience on either of these motherboards? Any advice you can share would be greatly appreciated!!

The following components will be transplanted from my current box:
150GB Raptor
Visiontek 3870X2
4GB OCZ DDR2 800
bgears b-Enspirer 7.1
 
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