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Cheap i5 3570k motherboards? 1155 socket type

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November 19, 2012 5:28:40 PM

I'm building an i5 3570k computer soon, and i would like to know the best cheapish motherboards.
roughly around £60-£80 no, more then £80. I'm on a slim budget.

I live in the uk, roughly about 1 hour away from london.

sites i can use:amazon.co.uk, novatech, overclockers.co.uk. any uk site.
November 19, 2012 6:02:20 PM

Depends on the specifications of the MOBO you basically require

for that price I found you

Gigabyte H77-D3H ~ £80
ASRock H77 Pro4-M ~ £67

Keep in mind that these two use the H77 chipset.

ASRock Z77 Pro4-M ~ £79
MSI Z77A-G43 ~ £71
November 19, 2012 6:09:15 PM

thanks, I'll search around the reviews and choose one. thanks :) 
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November 19, 2012 6:27:57 PM

You'll want a Z77-based motherboard for a Core i5-3570k, or at least Z75 (they're rare though).

The lowest I'd want to go is something like the Asrock Z75 Pro3. Ideally you'd get a proper overclocking board like the Asrock Z77 Extreme3, but that's going to be tough with your budget.

Edit: Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H for £77 at Scan is a good option in the same league as the Asrock Z75/Z77 Pro3:
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/gigabyte-ga-z77-d3h-usb-...
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