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Which motherboard should I choose?

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July 21, 2012 4:32:47 AM

I recently asked somebody which CPU I should get and into the thread somebody said that "The Asus Z77 motherboard you linked to is a good match for the Core i5-3570k ($230) because the Z77 chipset has overclocking features" I reconsidered getting the Asus Z77 MoBo and wanted to get a different one due to the price.
I was looking at other Motherboards but I'm still deciding which CPU to get. Can anyone help me link these motherboards with a good processor or help me understand why a certain motherboard goes with a certain processor, or vice versa.

Motherboards I was looking at:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

The Link to the thread I said earlier is Here:

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/341789-28-decide#bas

I am on a price range. I am currently building a computer and my hardest decision at the moment is picking a processor and a motherboard, but the purpose of the computer is for gaming and various school work.

Didn't really know if I should've had the category at CPU & Components or Motherboards & Memory but I'm sure I can find help anywhere I go.

Thank You.

P.S. I am very new to this computer stuff so I'm if I sound like such a noob. lol

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July 21, 2012 6:29:54 AM

U can definitely use this one -> ASRock Z77 Extreme 4 -> ... Latest Z77...

I just build PC with this mobo and I like the BIOS, its looks like this.

Works as expected @ 4.4GHz



That is a great mobo choice for the CPU. It has good power design for OC.


ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...


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July 21, 2012 6:31:05 AM

Than get this.


If u get an after market CPU cooler, u can OC to 4.4GHz with ease : )
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus120mm CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...




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July 21, 2012 6:32:01 AM

And this : )


Just build a PC with this RAM + that^ CPU cooler and the same mobo. All works fine.
G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900) Desktop Memory Model F3-14900CL9D-8GBSR
$59.99 + FREE SHIPPING
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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July 29, 2012 7:16:55 PM

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July 30, 2012 3:55:22 AM

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July 30, 2012 3:55:33 AM

Good luck!
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