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Asus z87 pro or MSI z87 gd65?

I have a gtx 770, 16gb ddr3 @ 665mhz and will be getting a new processor for either board. (open to suggestions on processor)
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    Both of them are excellent beasts. Totally depends on:
    1. your budget
    2. your rig theme
    3. Excessive OCing(Asus in that case)
  2. Both boards got good reviews but I am a fan of Asus. If it is for gaming then I5 4670K but if editing/rendering I7 4770K.
  3. welshxking said:
    I have a gtx 770, 16gb ddr3 @ 665mhz and will be getting a new processor for either board. (open to suggestions on processor)

    I'd definitely go for the ASUS. Great mobo quality and customer support.
    For the processor it depends on your budget and uses.
  4. rolli59 said:
    Both boards got good reviews but I am a fan of Asus. If it is for gaming then I5 4670K but if editing/rendering I7 4770K.


    i currently have an i5 2500k but these boards dont support it, I will be using it for gaming not editing.
    Dont want to spend mega bucks but want value for money. Would the i7 4770k not be worth it for the £60 more?

    Thanks for all the help
  5. Really if you have I5 2500K going to LGA 1050 upgrade is hardly worth it. Sandy to Ivy was 1about 10% and Ivy to Haswell 7% so not a noticeable upgrade. For gaming apart from very few games the I5 and I7 do about the same but if you go I7 you get a bigger upgrade.
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