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What motherboard should i get with the Intel CPU Core i7 3770K !?

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August 8, 2012 8:56:59 AM

Hey guys,just wondering what motherboard i should get with the Intel CPU Core i7 3770K!?

I'm quite the noob when it comes to all this,so any help is appreciated.

Im getting a GTX 670 and 16GB of Ram,so it needs to be fine with that.

I also have a DVR card which is pci-e and a wireless card that will need to go in the motherboard!

Im looking for as cheap as possible and will get the job done!

Thanks
August 8, 2012 11:11:18 AM

From what I've read and seen, ASRock z77 extreme4 is a great motherboard that delivers the best bang-for-buck. It will support your processor and (I'm guessing you have 2x8GB memory modules) you'll have space left for upgrades in the future. If you have more $, you could look into some MOBOs from ASUS as well.
Oh, and I recommend checking wether your ram modules are supported by this motherboard. You can do it here:
http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/Z77%20Extreme4/?cat=Memo...
OR if you have Corsair memory, then I suggest checking this:
http://www.corsair.com/learn_n_explore/
August 8, 2012 11:27:26 AM

mInInOwA said:
From what I've read and seen, ASRock z77 extreme4 is a great motherboard that delivers the best bang-for-buck. It will support your processor and (I'm guessing you have 2x8GB memory modules) you'll have space left for upgrades in the future. If you have more $, you could look into some MOBOs from ASUS as well.
Oh, and I recommend checking wether your ram modules are supported by this motherboard. You can do it here:
http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/Z77%20Extreme4/?cat=Memo...
OR if you have Corsair memory, then I suggest checking this:
http://www.corsair.com/learn_n_explore/


Thanks for the reply,whats the difference between the whole z77,z68 etc.!? Is it just features!?
August 8, 2012 12:04:29 PM

Here, this should explain everything:
Just hit "find" and type in "z77", the first result will be a chipset and their feature comparison table.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_chipsets

Well, I'm pretty new to computers, but from what I get, Z77 and 70-series as a whole was optimized for ivy bridge or something like that and 60-series for Sandy. I'm not saying this is true, it's just my guess, because z77 came out around the same time as IB, a tad bit prior, I might even say. IB is compatible with z68 as well as z77, but as far as I know, a BIOS update is required or something like that. Anyway, my friend went with a B75 chipset for his IB build, because he just wasn't going to overclock anything and by going with that particular chipset, he saved a lot of dough.
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