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 SolvedNew build (MSI Z77 MPower) Motherboard short circuit? Second opinion please! Forum SolvedMSI Z77A-G45 Gaming vs. ASRock Z77 Extreme4 vs. Gigabyte Z77x-D3H UPGRADING MOBO Forum New build- Z77 gigabyte motherboard. Which drivers? Forum SolvedMSI Z77 MPOWER or GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD4H Forum MSI Z77A-G43 or ASRock Z77 Pro4 or Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H Forum MSI Z77 MPOWER or GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD4H Forum Z77 Motherboards: ASRock Extreme4, Gigabyte Z77X-D3H or MSI Forum GTX 660 - MSI TF - Won't boot with Z77 Gigabyte mobo? Forum Gigabyte z77x-ud5h or Msi Z77 Mpower Forum Z77 Biostar, MSI, or Z68 Gigabyte Forum SolvedAsrock z77 extreme 4 build quality vs gigabyte z77x-ud3h Forum SolvedMSI z87-g45 or Gigabyte GA-z87-UD3H for Budget Build Forum SolvedNew Build: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 and i5 3570k, where do I go from here? Forum Solvedmini-ITX build: Please help me choose between MSI, Gigabyte and ASRock Z87 motherboards Forum SolvedNew build Asrock Z77 boots to code 4f - and possibly 6d, then reboots Forum Solvednew gigabyte gtx770,fans at full speed,msi afterburner won't control them. Forum SolvedNew PC Build - Z77 No Power, No Post Forum MSI, Gigabyte Clevo or PC Specialist? Need a New Laptop! Forum SolvedNew build - Asus P8 Z77 - no boot Forum SolvedHelp... new build not working 3770k ASUS Z77 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !