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March 15, 2013 1:09:11 AM

Hey guys! I am from Australia and I am planning on building a new comp from scratch deciding to get the i5 3570k and oc it to about 4.2 GHZ and using it primarily for gaming so I hoped onto MSY since they usually sell at cheapest Prices and im wondering if any of these are any savings that I can use?

ASRock 870-Extreme3 USB3 DDR3 Motherboard $29
AsRock 880GM-LE-FX All-In-One Motherboard $39
AsRock Fatal1ty-990FX-Professional AMD 990FX DDR3 Motherboard $179
ASUS F1A55-M-LE A55 Glan FM1 Socket DDR3 mATX Motherboard $25
ASUS F1A55-M-LX-PLUS A55 DVI Glan FM1 Socket DDR3 mATX Motherboard $35
ASUS F1A75-M-LE A75 DVI VGA USB3 GLan FM1 Socket DDR3 mATX Motherboard
$39
ASUS M5A78L-M-LX-PLUS All-In-One AM3 DDR3 mATX Motherboard $49
AsRock X79-Extreme7 Intel X79 2011/6xDDR3/SATA3/USB3/Glan/RAID ATX Motherboard
$199
ASUS P8H61-M-LX DDR3 Intel 1155pin Motherboard $39
Asus P9X79 X79 Chipset LGA 2011pin 8 X DDR3, 3 X PCI-E Motherboard $199
Gigabyte GA-Z77MX-D3H Intel Z77/1155/4xDDR3/SATA3/USB3/GLan/HDMI/DVI mATX Motherboard
$99
Gigabyte GA-H61M-S2PV H61 DDR3 Intel 1155pin Motherboard $55
Gigabyte GA-H61M-USB3 H61 DDR3 Intel 1155pin Motherboard $29

Help on this would be great thanks!

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March 15, 2013 1:27:51 AM

most of those boards are incompatible with the 3570K, and the only that allows you to OC the cpu is the Z77 from gigabyte.

look for Z77 boards. Z75 is also an option for those on a tight budget
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March 15, 2013 1:40:14 AM

Hazle said:
most of those boards are incompatible with the 3570K, and the only that allows you to OC the cpu is the Z77 from gigabyte.

look for Z77 boards. Z75 is also an option for those on a tight budget


Thanks for replying! But do u think there are better motherboards that I can use out there? or should i just pruchase the $99 one?
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March 15, 2013 2:53:35 AM

http://au.pcpartpicker.com/parts/motherboard/#c=51,52&s...

if you want something better; Asrock's Z77 Extreme4 is something of a favourite among users; the right features for the right price,and more than plenty for a decent OC like you're planning. Personally, this is the most you should strive for when on a tight budget.

but if you want cheap, there nothing lower than Asrock's Z77M.
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