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I5 2500k motherboard options

Im thinking about goin with intel for my next build. I was looking at the 2500k or the 3570k and i would like to see which motherboard would be a best fit. I would like the option for cf and sli, overclocking also.
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  1. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813188081
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813188097

    These boards are being closed out by newegg. They do not support ivy bridge cpus, such as the 3570. If you have no plans to upgrade to ivy bridge, they should work well with your 2500k. If you want the option of upgrading to ivy bridge later, here's one:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157293

    http://www.fatwallet.com/. what a deal. They sold out before I could order one.
  2. mobo:ASUS P8Z77-V PRO LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131819#top


    mobo:GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UP4 TH LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with Dual Thunderbolt
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128558#top

    mobo:GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128545#top
  3. I like Gigabyte boards in general, but im not a real big fan of their bios. Out of the asus and the asrock, which one would have a more "user friendly" bios layout?
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    Both have user friendly bios i tend to find Asus more solid though here some professional reviews.


    http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cpu_mainboard/asus_p8-z77v_pro_sandy_bridge_review/1 <--- review w/benchmarks http://www.techreaction.net/2012/06/28/review-asus-p8z77-v-pro/ <--- review w/benchmarks
  5. Best answer selected by zpwslayer.
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