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Cheap but good motherboard for i5 3570K + HD7850?

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July 14, 2013 2:09:39 PM

Hello,

I would like to buy a motherboard for this configuration:

INTEL Core i5-3570K 3.40GHz 1155 BOX
KINGMAX 4GB DDR3 1333MHz x 2
XFX HD7850 1GB GDDR5 PCIE
CHIEFTEC 500W BOX

Don't need OC or anything fancy.

For maximum around 75 pounds.

Thanks in advance!

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a b V Motherboard
July 14, 2013 2:36:34 PM

If you are dead set against OCing you should save some money and get the clock-blocked non-k version and any asus/giga/asrock/msi h87 mobo in your price range.

If u ever plan to OC get any z87 board from the same four board makers (love mine). Throw in a Evo or Gaia cooler.

Edit: 75 pounds is really heavy. Most mobos weigh less than 2 pounds...
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a b V Motherboard
July 14, 2013 2:54:33 PM

J_E_D_70 said:
If you are dead set against OCing you should save some money and get the clock-blocked non-k version and any asus/giga/asrock/msi h87 mobo in your price range.

If u ever plan to OC get any z87 board from the same four board makers (love mine). Throw in a Evo or Gaia cooler.

Edit: 75 pounds is really heavy. Most mobos weigh less than 2 pounds...

Exacty why would he want to get a Z87 or H87(1150) motherboard for a 1155 CPU? That does not make any sense at all. Unless you made a typo?

At any rate you would want a H77 or Z77 motherboard since the H87 and Z87 based boards are for Haswell(1150) CPU's.
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a b V Motherboard
July 14, 2013 3:55:54 PM

Bah - missed that - ya z77 or better yet stay z87 and get a 4670k or the locked equivalent.
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a c 1530 V Motherboard
July 14, 2013 4:24:26 PM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASRock Z77 Pro3 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Note: Please change out the PSU also.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SeaSonic S12II 620 Bronze 620W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
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