Z77 MSI or Gigabyte NEW BUILD Tags: Motherboards New Build Last response: June 1, 2012 9:58 PM in Motherboards Share robertfeakin June 1, 2012 5:32:52 PM Hi there, im currently half way through a new build, I have an i5 3570k which will be overclocked, a zotac gtx 285, samsung sh-222ab optical drive, 1tb seagate hard drive, 8gb Corsair vengence 1600, im looking at a z77 motherboard and my current options are as follows : http://www.scan.co.uk/products/msi-z77a-g43-intel-z77-s... or http://www.scan.co.uk/products/gigabyte-ga-z77-d3h-inte... both are of a similar price and im pretty new to pc building, im also looking to spend £80 or less as i have limited money left for the build which one of these motherboards would be best for a beginner build ? and which is the easiest to use ? thanks =] More about : z77 msi gigabyte build o1die a c 435 V Motherboard June 1, 2012 8:26:50 PM I would go to each board's webpage and check out the features. Of the two, I'd say the MSI would be a little easier to work with. daship a b V Motherboard June 1, 2012 8:33:12 PM I have both brands, and I like both. I prefer Gigabyte because they are easier to run on OSX and Gigabyte has faster boot times. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer robertfeakin June 1, 2012 9:58:43 PM ok cheers, i have read feautures and both are very similar, the gigabyte comes with more usb 3.0's but the MSI supports higher mhz of ram which doesnt matter as i have 8gb of 1600mhz corsair vengence anyway. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Z77 Biostar, MSI , or Z68 Gigabyte Forum Gigabyte z77x-ud5h or Msi Z77 Mpower Forum ASRock Z77 Professional Vs. Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H Forum ASRock Z77 Professional Vs. Gigabyte GA-Z77-UD5H Forum Z77 Motherboards: ASRock Extreme4, Gigabyte Z77X-D3H or MSI Forum Brand new Z77 build for just over $1,600--Your opinions Forum Gigabyte Z77-D3H Intel Z77 (Doesn't boot if GFX card is installed) Forum MSI Z77A-G45 vs ASRock Z77 Extreme6 Forum Sandy vs. Ivy & Z77 , New Build Forum New build - Z77 gigabyte motherboard. Which drivers? Forum Plz Critique my Z77 Build for Gaming (Starcraft II). Red Theme. Forum MSI vs Gigabyte Forum GTX 660 - MSI TF - Won't boot with Z77 Gigabyte mobo? Forum Accepting Suggestions For My First Gaming PC Build (Intel Z77 ATX) Forum Best Z77 mobo? Last part needed for my build . Forum ASRock Z68 Extreme 7 vs Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 + BUILD Forum MSI Z77A-GD65 or GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H? Forum More build questions! (Z68 vs Z77 , ASROCK vs ASUS, SB vs IB) Forum MSI Z77 MPower or AsRock Fatal1ty? Forum PC hangs at BIOS screen after updating graphics driver. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !