A trio of affordable Core i7 motherboards

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When Intel launched the Core i7 back in November of last year, it was a decidedly exotic high-end platform. Sure, you could get a Core i7-920 for around $280, but it required a motherboard with Intel’s new X58 Express chipset. At the time, those were running $300 and up. What’s more, the Core i7 only works with DDR3 memory and is at its best with a triple-channel configuration, which was another expensive proposition just a few months ago. Link