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Help between Asus Sabertooth and V-Pro Z77 chipsets

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October 19, 2012 5:24:52 PM

So I am soon upgrading to an i5-3570k and I need a new mobo as well. Right now I am only running one monitor, but may consider running multiple in the future.

I am considering the purchase of an openbox motherboard as they seem like the best bang for my buck….plus most reviews I have read are positive experiences.Doing this allows me to purchase a much more powerful board than I otherwise would/could.

So the question is….which do you think would be the better board?
I like the aesthetics of the sabertooth so that won’t be an issue for me. I know it depends greatly on what options I want, but in your opinion….which is the better board and why?

Here is my set-up (currently running a stock HP mobo and an Athlon II X4 630)
PSU: corsair enthusiast series tx650
GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD6870 1G DDR5 PCIE
RAM: 8GB CORSAIR Vengeance (2 x 4GB) LP DDR3 (1600)
HDD: 1.5TB HDD Seagate Barracuda
SSD: 128g OCZ vertex4
Case: Corsair Carbide 400R
Cooler: Hyper 212+
Optical: generic lightscribe CD/DVD read/write
PCI: Roswell wireless card

Thanks for the help! :) 

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October 20, 2012 3:34:00 PM

I will probably get an openbox deal from newegg for the price point. I dont think I could justify dropping fullprice on these mobo's as I will spend a pretty penny on the i5-3570k
a b Ĉ ASUS
a b V Motherboard
October 20, 2012 8:46:14 PM

V-Pro is to go.