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I need a good Z77 Mobo

Hello, I need to get a good $150 mobo for my new gaming rig. I'll be using intel i5 3570k overclocked @ 4.2 Ghz, and my GPU is gonna be either Nvidia GTX 760 or 770.
I have the Asus P8Z77-V and the Gigabyte Z77x-ud3h in mind.

I've heard some really bad things about the AsRock Extreme4 when it comes to overclocking... and I don't know about MSI. I would appreciate some opinions/suggestions.

Thanks.
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  1. InfernalSurge said:
    Hello, I need to get a good $150 mobo for my new gaming rig. I'll be using intel i5 3570k overclocked @ 4.2 Ghz, and my GPU is gonna be either Nvidia GTX 760 or 770.
    I have the Asus P8Z77-V and the Gigabyte Z77x-ud3h in mind.

    I've heard some really bad things about the AsRock Extreme4 when it comes to overclocking... and I don't know about MSI. I would appreciate some opinions/suggestions.

    Thanks.


    Why not Haswell ? the prices are close almost the same
  2. SNA3 said:
    InfernalSurge said:
    Hello, I need to get a good $150 mobo for my new gaming rig. I'll be using intel i5 3570k overclocked @ 4.2 Ghz, and my GPU is gonna be either Nvidia GTX 760 or 770.
    I have the Asus P8Z77-V and the Gigabyte Z77x-ud3h in mind.

    I've heard some really bad things about the AsRock Extreme4 when it comes to overclocking... and I don't know about MSI. I would appreciate some opinions/suggestions.

    Thanks.


    Why not Haswell ? the prices are close almost the same


    Well Haswell 4670k was my original choice, but everyone told me that it gets too hot when over clocked, where as the 3570k would reach 4.2 ghz easily.
  3. Best answer
    InfernalSurge said:
    SNA3 said:
    InfernalSurge said:
    Hello, I need to get a good $150 mobo for my new gaming rig. I'll be using intel i5 3570k overclocked @ 4.2 Ghz, and my GPU is gonna be either Nvidia GTX 760 or 770.
    I have the Asus P8Z77-V and the Gigabyte Z77x-ud3h in mind.

    I've heard some really bad things about the AsRock Extreme4 when it comes to overclocking... and I don't know about MSI. I would appreciate some opinions/suggestions.

    Thanks.


    Why not Haswell ? the prices are close almost the same


    Well Haswell 4670k was my original choice, but everyone told me that it gets too hot when over clocked, where as the 3570k would reach 4.2 ghz easily.


    get a better cooler . thats all what you need .. Z87 motherboards are way better than z77 ..

    check this mother board out :

    http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4482#ov

    read the specs

    and see the review here :

    I skip to page 18

    http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cpu_mainboard/gigabyte_g1_sniper_m5_review_z87_1150_haswell/18

    this motherboard has combo deal with i5 4670K ... it is only 170$ with the combo ...
  4. a z77 asus wud b better for u
  5. SNA3 said:
    InfernalSurge said:
    SNA3 said:
    InfernalSurge said:
    Hello, I need to get a good $150 mobo for my new gaming rig. I'll be using intel i5 3570k overclocked @ 4.2 Ghz, and my GPU is gonna be either Nvidia GTX 760 or 770.
    I have the Asus P8Z77-V and the Gigabyte Z77x-ud3h in mind.

    I've heard some really bad things about the AsRock Extreme4 when it comes to overclocking... and I don't know about MSI. I would appreciate some opinions/suggestions.

    Thanks.


    Why not Haswell ? the prices are close almost the same


    Well Haswell 4670k was my original choice, but everyone told me that it gets too hot when over clocked, where as the 3570k would reach 4.2 ghz easily.


    get a better cooler . thats all what you need .. Z87 motherboards are way better than z77 ..

    check this mother board out :

    http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4482#ov

    read the specs

    and see the review here :

    I skip to page 18

    http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cpu_mainboard/gigabyte_g1_sniper_m5_review_z87_1150_haswell/18

    this motherboard has combo deal with i5 4670K ... it is only 170$ with the combo ...


    Then how much is the total price of the combo? Also, what kind of cooler would I need to overlock a 4670k to, say 3.8-4.2Ghz? My budget is $50 max for the cooler. Since this is my first build, I'll just stick with air cooler.
  6. Sn1992-1361850 said:
    a z77 asus wud b better for u


    Why? I need some reason... Oh yea also I'll be using Windows 8 64-bit.
  7. InfernalSurge said:
    SNA3 said:
    InfernalSurge said:
    SNA3 said:
    InfernalSurge said:
    Hello, I need to get a good $150 mobo for my new gaming rig. I'll be using intel i5 3570k overclocked @ 4.2 Ghz, and my GPU is gonna be either Nvidia GTX 760 or 770.
    I have the Asus P8Z77-V and the Gigabyte Z77x-ud3h in mind.

    I've heard some really bad things about the AsRock Extreme4 when it comes to overclocking... and I don't know about MSI. I would appreciate some opinions/suggestions.

    Thanks.


    Why not Haswell ? the prices are close almost the same


    Well Haswell 4670k was my original choice, but everyone told me that it gets too hot when over clocked, where as the 3570k would reach 4.2 ghz easily.


    get a better cooler . thats all what you need .. Z87 motherboards are way better than z77 ..

    check this mother board out :

    http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4482#ov

    read the specs

    and see the review here :

    I skip to page 18

    http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cpu_mainboard/gigabyte_g1_sniper_m5_review_z87_1150_haswell/18

    this motherboard has combo deal with i5 4670K ... it is only 170$ with the combo ...


    Then how much is the total price of the combo? Also, what kind of cooler would I need to overlock a 4670k to, say 3.8-4.2Ghz? My budget is $50 max for the cooler. Since this is my first build, I'll just stick with air cooler.


    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1402411

    I will check the best cooler for you in a second
  8. I have built 2 PC's using the Gigabyte Z77-UD5H mobo. No problems what so ever. I would recommend this board to anyone. Very easy to OC, also. Just for reference, i have the I-5 3570K CPU on these.
  9. sorry i wud recommend asrock extreme 4 for better features

    http://motherboard.findthebest.com/compare/599-608/ASRock-Z77-Extreme4-vs-ASUS-P8Z77-V
  10. SNA3 said:
    InfernalSurge said:
    SNA3 said:
    InfernalSurge said:
    SNA3 said:
    InfernalSurge said:
    Hello, I need to get a good $150 mobo for my new gaming rig. I'll be using intel i5 3570k overclocked @ 4.2 Ghz, and my GPU is gonna be either Nvidia GTX 760 or 770.
    I have the Asus P8Z77-V and the Gigabyte Z77x-ud3h in mind.

    I've heard some really bad things about the AsRock Extreme4 when it comes to overclocking... and I don't know about MSI. I would appreciate some opinions/suggestions.

    Thanks.


    Why not Haswell ? the prices are close almost the same


    Well Haswell 4670k was my original choice, but everyone told me that it gets too hot when over clocked, where as the 3570k would reach 4.2 ghz easily.


    get a better cooler . thats all what you need .. Z87 motherboards are way better than z77 ..

    check this mother board out :

    http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4482#ov

    read the specs

    and see the review here :

    I skip to page 18

    http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cpu_mainboard/gigabyte_g1_sniper_m5_review_z87_1150_haswell/18

    this motherboard has combo deal with i5 4670K ... it is only 170$ with the combo ...


    Then how much is the total price of the combo? Also, what kind of cooler would I need to overlock a 4670k to, say 3.8-4.2Ghz? My budget is $50 max for the cooler. Since this is my first build, I'll just stick with air cooler.


    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1402411

    I will check the best cooler for you in a second


    Ok thanks.
  11. InfernalSurge said:
    SNA3 said:
    InfernalSurge said:
    SNA3 said:
    InfernalSurge said:
    SNA3 said:
    InfernalSurge said:
    Hello, I need to get a good $150 mobo for my new gaming rig. I'll be using intel i5 3570k overclocked @ 4.2 Ghz, and my GPU is gonna be either Nvidia GTX 760 or 770.
    I have the Asus P8Z77-V and the Gigabyte Z77x-ud3h in mind.

    I've heard some really bad things about the AsRock Extreme4 when it comes to overclocking... and I don't know about MSI. I would appreciate some opinions/suggestions.

    Thanks.


    Why not Haswell ? the prices are close almost the same


    Well Haswell 4670k was my original choice, but everyone told me that it gets too hot when over clocked, where as the 3570k would reach 4.2 ghz easily.


    get a better cooler . thats all what you need .. Z87 motherboards are way better than z77 ..

    check this mother board out :

    http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4482#ov

    read the specs

    and see the review here :

    I skip to page 18

    http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cpu_mainboard/gigabyte_g1_sniper_m5_review_z87_1150_haswell/18

    this motherboard has combo deal with i5 4670K ... it is only 170$ with the combo ...


    Then how much is the total price of the combo? Also, what kind of cooler would I need to overlock a 4670k to, say 3.8-4.2Ghz? My budget is $50 max for the cooler. Since this is my first build, I'll just stick with air cooler.


    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1402411

    I will check the best cooler for you in a second


    Ok thanks.


    here is a good coolers for your $50 budget :


    1- Noctua NH-U12S

    http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=productview&products_id=63&lng=en

    sold for 50$

    http://us.ncix.com/products/?usaffiliateid=1000031504&sku=82801&vpn=NH-U12S&manufacture=Noctua&promoid=1062

    a review about it :

    http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Noctua/NH-U12S/1.html

    comes with 6 years warranty and has 5 heat pipes .

    Edit : this cooler overclocked the 6 cores Extreme 130 watts intel .

    HAswell is only 88 watts
  12. I considered the asrock 4 extreme also, but when you actually have them in your hands, the Asrock board physically feels flimsy compard to the gigabyte board. The GB board is physically sturdier. Both board are in the top three for a Z77 board.
  13. gdanl19 said:
    I considered the asrock 4 extreme also, but when you actually have them in your hands, the Asrock board physically feels flimsy compard to the gigabyte board. The GB board is physically sturdier. Both board are in the top three for a Z77 board.


    Between the Gb z77-ud3h and asus p8z77-v which one shoudl I go for? The gb is priced around $20 more.
  14. Asus wud be the choice for better quality and better o.c. Stability
  15. InfernalSurge said:
    gdanl19 said:
    I considered the asrock 4 extreme also, but when you actually have them in your hands, the Asrock board physically feels flimsy compard to the gigabyte board. The GB board is physically sturdier. Both board are in the top three for a Z77 board.


    Between the Gb z77-ud3h and asus p8z77-v which one shoudl I go for? The gb is priced around $20 more.


    ...

    get Z87 ...

    you did not read the Sniper M5 review ?



    Quote:
    Despite the compact size of the M5, the performance implications due to it being part of the G1.Sniper range certainly come to the fore in the overclock. The GD65 hit 5GHz but for heat and stability reasons we lowered to 4.8, whereas on the M5 we still managed that 5GHz screeny but our bench stable clock was 4.9GHz, and that is our overclock speed for today.


    http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cpu_mainboard/gigabyte_g1_sniper_m5_review_z87_1150_haswell/18
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