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January 19, 2014 5:29:28 AM

Hello. First build and baffled by the choices. I have decided on the i7 3770 (not the k, although I know a lot will disagree, as not going to over clock). And the gtx 670 direct cu 2 top. But need a ATX board that will support both.

Mainly for 3d animation and HD video editing. One screen gaming.

Any help would be much appreciated

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a b V Motherboard
January 19, 2014 5:38:25 AM

please mention your budget for the board...
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a c 82 V Motherboard
January 19, 2014 5:41:44 AM

Budget and what other system components you plan to include or have decided on please.
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January 19, 2014 7:09:53 AM

£100 - £200
Corsair CMZ16GX3M2A1600C9 Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600 Mhz CL9 XMP Performance Desktop Memory Kit Black
Everything else still researching but maybe smaller ssd with partitioned 1tb HD. Was going to work around motherboard.

Cheers
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a c 82 V Motherboard
January 19, 2014 7:15:30 AM

NEVER decide on your memory prior to choosing your motherboard. Too much chance of incompatibility.
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a b V Motherboard
January 19, 2014 7:43:37 AM

stel_art said:
£100 - £200
Corsair CMZ16GX3M2A1600C9 Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600 Mhz CL9 XMP Performance Desktop Memory Kit Black
Everything else still researching but maybe smaller ssd with partitioned 1tb HD. Was going to work around motherboard.

Cheers

As you have decided that you won't overclock in the future so there's no use of getting a Z77 based motherboard. Better to buy a H77 based motherboard which has all the features of Z77 chipset expect the overclocking ability.
And the best I could find is:
http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-motherboard-p8h77v
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January 19, 2014 9:37:00 AM

Thanks for that muku. Looks great

Animal thanks also. I will look more into ssd drives before committing.
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