Motherboard Recommendations?

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So far I've got everything for my new computer besides the motherboard and RAM. I'm having trouble deciding on a motherboard, and I'm hoping you guys can recommend something. I'm hoping to stay at or below $150. I don't plan on going SLI anytime in the near future, so that's not really a necessity. I'd prefer AM3+ though.

AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB)
SeaSonic M12II 620W

I'm guessing that's all I need to list, but if you need anymore information just ask.

The motherboard I was looking at: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128514
I doubt it's necessary for my build though.

If I sound like I don't know what I'm talking about, I probably don't. This is my first build, so I'm new to all of this.

Thank you. :)
 
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Always keep you options 'open', here's a few AM3+ MOBO to consider - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007625%20600138080&IsNodeId=1&bop=And&CompareItemList=22%7C13-128-509%5E13-128-509-TS%2C13-157-266%5E13-157-266-TS%2C13-128-514%5E13-128-514-TS%2C13-131-736%5E13-131-736-TS ; I added the Sabertooth 990FX just for comparison purposes.

Based on what you've said IMO the $159.99 (yeah it's worth breaking the top limit by $10) Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5 - http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3891#sp
Always keep you options 'open', here's a few AM3+ MOBO to consider - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007625%20600138080&IsNodeId=1&bop=And&CompareItemList=22%7C13-128-509%5E13-128-509-TS%2C13-157-266%5E13-157-266-TS%2C13-128-514%5E13-128-514-TS%2C13-131-736%5E13-131-736-TS ; I added the Sabertooth 990FX just for comparison purposes.

Based on what you've said IMO the $159.99 (yeah it's worth breaking the top limit by $10) Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5 - http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3891#sp
 
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Thanks, I'll look into that board. I don't really mind going above the budget a little as long as it's worth it. I just figured I'd be getting recommendations on cheaper boards with less features, or something like that.
 

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Honestly, I hadn't planned on overclocking, but I never really looked much into it. I barely know anything about it.
 

This mobo in question, is great deal for the price. Works with linux + u will get free Norton Internet Security with it.

Its AM3 and AM3+ compatible + its OK for decent OC.
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Its on sale from was: [strike]$159.99[/strike]to $144.99 + Free Shipping

Not bad deal at all for decent mobo loaded with advanced features : )

Can't go wrong here or with jaquith selection above.
 

If u buy AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition, it is asking u to be OC'd. : )

U don't have to go crazy...

But u should all those mobos are designed to OC and so is the CPU.
 

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Well, thanks again guys. I guess I'll go with the board jaquith suggested since it's not too much out of my price range. I'll definitely look into overclocking too.
 

OC these days its kind of easy, in compare to the 10 years ago : )

Its like getting a CPU that is $50 more expensive on big sale!
 
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