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Motherboard Choice for an i7 4770k

For the Cpu above, i will be overclocking and im a major gamer/video editor, Im looking at the..
Asus Maximus VI Hero 1150- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131989
Or the...
Asus Sabertooth Z87 LGA 1150- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131976

Im really leaning towards the Maximus for the price and being a ROG Board, but i'd love some more expierenced opinions
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  1. ROG or not, it still only supports x8/x8 configuration which is supported on almost every Z87 board. Also, the overclock capacity on cheaper entry level boards is within a few % of a premium board. Is there any specific reason why you picked these two board?
  2. I trust Asus quality, the design fits my setup, i know im paying more for boards, but if im throwing 350 at a cpu, i want a decent home for it to be inside, Its just how my mind works things out, Lol :3
  3. both are great mobos! i'd go with the sabertooth due to the 5 yeas Limited Warranty!
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    HackedVirus said:
    I trust Asus quality, the design fits my setup, i know im paying more for boards, but if im throwing 350 at a cpu, i want a decent home for it to be inside, Its just how my mind works things out, Lol :3



    Since you have a severe brand bias... The ASUS Z87-PLUS also supports SLI, provides ample overclocking capabilities, and also save you $$.


    If you are hell bent on paying more for no real benfit, pickup the ASUS Z87-WS. At least it offers quad-SLI support.
  5. Im not biased at all, ive had asrock, gigabyte and msi boards, i just enjoy asus, and i really love the rog pricepoint for this board, i will check those out, thanks for the advice though!
  6. HackedVirus said:
    Im not biased at all, ive had asrock, gigabyte and msi boards, i just enjoy asus, and i really love the rog pricepoint for this board, i will check those out, thanks for the advice though!


    I currently have the ASRock Z87 Extreme6 (I got it for a great price) with a 4770K and would recommend the board :)
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