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April 16, 2012 12:18:03 PM

Hello guys..
Im going to build a new one and i decide to post after some thoughts i have..

First of all ill write down the parts that i've all ready decide to have and then my question.

CPU: i5 2500k
GPU: ASUS GTX 560 Ti 448-cores 2x (all ready have one)
RAM: Corsair Vengeance (CMZ8GX3M2A1866C9R) 32GB
SSD: one up to 120GB
HDD: allready have
Cooling: Custom Liquid cooling

Anyways you already notice that the one is missing is the motherboard..
Ill go for Z77 for sure.. Ill go for ASUS for sure..
I look at sabertooth Z77, P8Z77, P8Z77 PRO...
On specs the STZ77 i lacking of the other 2. It has TUF. Ok. The others have WIFI(i dont care). Other from them, can someone tell the big difference ?

Ill use it for gaming, for OC, heavy use..

Take a look guys..


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a c 717 V Motherboard
April 16, 2012 2:48:20 PM

Welcome to Tom's Forum! :) 

Problem, the only way to get 32GB of RAM on any LGA 1155 MOBO is to get a 4x8GB kit. You listed the Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1866C9R which is a 2x4GB single kit i.e. 8GB and if you purchased (2) kits: 1. they might not work at a fully-matched 4x__GB Rated Frequency/CAS, 2. 4x4GB is 16GB i.e. two kit(s).

Next, yeah sure if you meant the ASUS P8Z77-V PRO it's a nice MOBO.

32GB of RAM I'd consider the G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3 1600 Model F3-1600C9Q-32GXM -

For 'Gaming' 8GB is perfectly fine.
April 17, 2012 4:43:09 PM

thanks fr the welcome..

Actually im going for 16 GBs of ram so my mistake the number..
Anw so you say that the p8z77v pro is on top of sabertoothz77 uh? go for that one?
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a c 717 V Motherboard
April 17, 2012 6:27:55 PM

Either the ASUS P8Z77-V PRO or Sabertooth Z77 are fine on the SB, I just am not sure how any MOBO will perform with the IB since there's no (very little) data.

For 16GB @ DDR3-1866 then I would get one of these kits ->
a c 717 V Motherboard
April 17, 2012 7:55:00 PM

DDR3 1600MHz is all that needed...

^Not arguing on that.

If the OP wants DDR3-1866 then go for it...