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November 15, 2012 9:15:57 PM

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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November 16, 2012 7:14:27 PM

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

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=N82E168...

http://www.fatwallet.com/. what a deal. They sold out before I could order one.
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November 16, 2012 7:57:05 PM

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=N82E168...


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=N82E168...

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=N82E168...

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November 16, 2012 11:39:47 PM

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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November 17, 2012 1:09:30 AM

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_p... <--- review w/benchmarks http://www.techreaction.net/2012/06/28/review-asus-p8z7... <--- review w/benchmarks
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November 19, 2012 3:55:20 AM

Best answer selected by zpwslayer.
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