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Best motherboard for my new gaming build(Core i5 4570/Sapphire HD7870 GHz )

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November 23, 2013 11:09:10 PM

Hi guys , I would like to hear your advice about which motherboard is best for my build
Here it is :

GPU: Sapphire HD7870 GHz 2.0GB D5 256

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

CPU: Core i5 4570 3.20 6MB

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

RAM: Kingston DDR3 1600Mhz CL11

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA3KX...

HDD: Western Digital 1.0TB Sata3(Green) 6Gb

http://www.i-tech.com.au/products/119003_Western_Digita...

CASING: Gigabyte ZA-2

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

POWER:C.Master GX 550W
http://www.coolermaster.com/product/Detail/powersupply/...


My budget for motherboard is around 200$.If can I am trying to get it in a lower price.
One more question.Does the PSU suit my graphics card and every other hardware?
Thanks in advance.

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November 24, 2013 12:09:38 AM

get the ASRock Z87 Extreme4: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
it is a great board, you can OC with it (if you get a K CPU) and has three PCI-e3 slots for future more cards. it is probably more than what you need right now, if you like i can recommend a cheaper board.

about the PSU, do you already have it? or planning on getting it?
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November 24, 2013 4:55:32 AM

Anas Bashar said:
get the ASRock Z87 Extreme4: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
it is a great board, you can OC with it (if you get a K CPU) and has three PCI-e3 slots for future more cards. it is probably more than what you need right now, if you like i can recommend a cheaper board.

about the PSU, do you already have it? or planning on getting it?


I am planning on getting it.
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November 24, 2013 4:59:48 AM

jimthenagual said:
I'd suggest an H87 chipset motherboard since you don't appear to be looking at overclocking (non K cpu)
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-h87pro4



Can you please tell me what is overclocking? I have been hearing it but I dont know what is that.
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November 24, 2013 5:16:29 AM

aingamer said:


I am planning on getting it.


then i highly suggest against it, its quality is medium at best. get a PSU from a well known PSU manufacturer. like Seasonic, Antec or Corsair HX series.

this 550W is enough for you IF you are not planing on getting a second card later on, else-wise get a 750W PSU.

regarding the Mobo, Z87 chpsets are made for overclocking & multi-gpu cards configurations. if these things doesn't interest you then go with a H87 Mobo. no need to pay for features that you will never use.

UPDATE:
520W: SeaSonic M12II 520 Bronze http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
750W: CORSAIR TX750 V2 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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November 25, 2013 8:33:07 AM

Anas Bashar said:
aingamer said:


I am planning on getting it.


then i highly suggest against it, its quality is medium at best. get a PSU from a well known PSU manufacturer. like Seasonic, Antec or Corsair HX series.

this 550W is enough for you IF you are not planing on getting a second card later on, else-wise get a 750W PSU.

regarding the Mobo, Z87 chpsets are made for overclocking & multi-gpu cards configurations. if these things doesn't interest you then go with a H87 Mobo. no need to pay for features that you will never use.

UPDATE:
520W: SeaSonic M12II 520 Bronze http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
750W: CORSAIR TX750 V2 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Thanks.I really appreciate it.

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November 25, 2013 2:15:55 PM

aingamer said:
jimthenagual said:
I'd suggest an H87 chipset motherboard since you don't appear to be looking at overclocking (non K cpu)
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-h87pro4



Can you please tell me what is overclocking? I have been hearing it but I dont know what is that.


Overclocking is changing the default settings of your CPU to make it work faster. If you buy a 'k' type cpu, it is 'unlocked' meaning Intel allows you to have access to it's settings so you can manually increase them.

The advantage is obvious, faster speed system. The disadvantage is it requires aftermarket cooling, and can cause your system to become unstable if you don't know what you are doing.
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November 25, 2013 9:18:05 PM

jimthenagual said:
aingamer said:
jimthenagual said:
I'd suggest an H87 chipset motherboard since you don't appear to be looking at overclocking (non K cpu)
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-h87pro4



Can you please tell me what is overclocking? I have been hearing it but I dont know what is that.


Overclocking is changing the default settings of your CPU to make it work faster. If you buy a 'k' type cpu, it is 'unlocked' meaning Intel allows you to have access to it's settings so you can manually increase them.

The advantage is obvious, faster speed system. The disadvantage is it requires aftermarket cooling, and can cause your system to become unstable if you don't know what you are doing.


Thanks for the info.I really appreciate it.
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