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Choosing a Mobo

So I am looking for a mobo for my new build that I buying in the next few weeks. I am having a very hard time deciding which one to get because lets be honest there is a million options.

I am looking for z77 because I will be running a 3570k. 4 ram slots ddr3 because I will be running 1600 G skill 16Gb.
I am looking for usb 3.0 and 2 3.0 PCI-E lanes. I want to also run 2 GTX 670 Ftws in sli I am looking for a full atx mobo because I want as much room as possible between the cards for max air flow for low GPU temps. I need no less then 4 sata3 6.0/GBs ports because I will be running a SSD boot drive 2 500GBs in raid 0. I will be Over clocking my CPU to 4.5 GHZ as well so any features the mobo has to help with that would be amazing. Thanks for your input I appreciate everything the Tom's Hardware community does to help me with my computer questions. :)
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  1. 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.

    Read the Toms review Seven Sub-$160 Z77 Express Motherboards, Reviewed
    @ http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/z77-express-ivy-bridge-benchmark,3254.html

    ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/asrock-z77-extreme-4-intel-z77-s-1155-ddr3-sata-iii-6gb-s-sata-raid-pcie-30-(x16)-d-sub-dvi-d-hdmi-a
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157293
    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0387554

  2. I looked at this one I do like it. How much room do you have between the first PCI-E and the second? I'm thinking either this one a asus z77 pro or sabertooth they are all in different price brackets I know lol but they all fit my needs. I guess it really comes down to if the price differences are worth it. Thanks for the reply!
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    OK, than go with sabertooth, that is one with great cooling and overclocking control.

    And don't look back! : )

    U gonna love that one. And it comes with 5 years warranty.
  4. Best answer selected by Gingertechy.
  5. Good luck!
  6. Thanks I am going to go with the sabertooth. The board cooling plus it matches all my needs is def the way to go. Thanks!
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  8. Gingertechy said:
    Thanks I am going to go with the sabertooth. The board cooling plus it matches all my needs is def the way to go. Thanks!

    Its really great mobo, build to be abused : )

    Watch the video @ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131821
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