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Need FAST HELP! << Motherboard which one!?

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June 15, 2012 12:31:48 PM

Ok, I'm in need in rapid help, I have 2 options:


ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3, LGA 1155, Intel

OR

Gigabyte Z77X-D3H Intel Z77 (Socket 1155) DDR3

OR

GIGABYTE GA-Z77-DS3H Intel Z77 (Socket 1155)


Which one should I go for??

I have:

Intel i5 2500k
Radeon 6870 (I wish to crossfire soon)
2x4 gb of Ram
I'm looking to add Minimum 3 fans on my system

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June 15, 2012 12:50:30 PM

Have you taken a look at ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ??

From the ones you suggest I recommend Z77 chipset simply beacuse is newer

And the only difference I can find between them is that D3H support Crossfire and SLI and the DS3H only crossfire, so if you are not planning on switching to Nvidia go for DS3H
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June 15, 2012 1:11:47 PM

The bottom one can't do x8/x8. If you want to use 2x video cards, I would avoid that one.

However, I would highly suggest you not crossfire. Just ebay the current card and buy 1x a bigger one.
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June 15, 2012 1:52:47 PM

Which one is the best??
a b V Motherboard
June 15, 2012 2:41:32 PM

The Asus is probably the best, but I don't know if you will gain much from spending the extra $.
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June 15, 2012 2:46:15 PM

It is matter of personal preference just pick the one you like best. The first two listed are decent but i am partial to Asus and Asrock.So i would suggest that Asus board. doesn't mean it is better though just what i would pick ;) 
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