New build Ivy Bridge, help me with my motherboard please!

Can somebody suggest me a good motherboard please?

The rest of my build is as follows:
i7-3770k
8gb Corsair Vengeance
ATI HD7850
Corsair force 120gb SSD
Antec 902 case + Corsair H80 cooler
XFX 550w PSU

I don't think I want to SLI/Crossfire unless anybody can give me a good reason to do so. (It's double cost/heat/power for less than double the performance + a load of bugs/hassle!)

I will be overclocking a little, but not a lot.
I can order by UK sites like dabs, ebuyer, scan etc.


And while you're here... does that build look sensible? Cost is £850 + the Motherboard.
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  1. That price was including Win7.


    Forgot to mention - I don't even know what special features the Z77 motherboards have. No idea what difference there is between the £90 asus motherboard and the £170 sabertooth besides the extra PCI3 slots.
  2. Anyone?
  3. Would have thought Z77 and Ivy were all the rage right now!
    Nobody have any input?
  4. www.scan.co.uk/products/asrock-z77-extreme-4-intel-z77-s-1155-ddr3-sata-iii-6gb-s-sata-raid-pcie-30-(x16)-d-sub-dvi-d-hdmi-a
  5. www.dabs.com/products/asrock-z77-extreme-4-s1155-intel-z77-ddr3-atx-80XR.html
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