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December 19, 2012 12:48:16 PM

ASUSTek Intel Socket ATX Motherboard P8Z77-V LX 1155 DDR3 memory support

---Support Intel CPU "Ivy Bridge", with Z77 chipset, ATX motherboard appearance of low-cost model. 1 x PCIe 3.0: expansion slot 32GB, DDR3 2400 (OC) * / 2200 (OC) * / 2133 (OC) / 1866 (OC) / 1600/1333/1066 MHz 4 x DIMM, Max: Chipset: Intel Z77 Memory / 2.0 x16, 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16, 2 x PCIe x1 storage, 3 x PCI: SATA 6 Gb / s port × 2, SATA 3 Gb / s ports × 4


,pls help
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December 19, 2012 1:04:08 PM

Sure is.
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December 19, 2012 1:09:34 PM

oh thanks
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December 19, 2012 1:15:33 PM

for straight forward usage i think it's ok, not bad actually.
but i do have some comment, those coils could use some cooling
the sata ports' location is not that good, but of course i am just nitpicking, but for overclocking, those heatsink should help.

of course it depends on your budget, but i think this board is ok. but i would suggest you read some reviews if you havent done so yet
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December 19, 2012 1:22:16 PM

Please stop typing before you embarrass yourself more ^.

That is one of the best brands, highest end LGA 1155 chipset and only thing the motherboard is lacking for gaming would be CF/SLI support for future upgrades.
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December 19, 2012 1:24:56 PM

Cons29 said:
for straight forward usage i think it's ok, not bad actually.
but i do have some comment, those coils could use some cooling
the sata ports' location is not that good, but of course i am just nitpicking, but for overclocking, those heatsink should help.

of course it depends on your budget, but i think this board is ok. but i would suggest you read some reviews if you havent done so yet




ok then, what motherboard could you recommend?
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December 19, 2012 1:25:54 PM

Don't listen to him that's a great motherboard.
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December 19, 2012 1:26:57 PM

The one you mentioned or an asrock z77 extreme4 which is more budget oriented. Almost any Z77 motherboard will be good for you....
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December 19, 2012 1:30:58 PM

thanks guys, i appreciate it all. i just want to play bf3. :D 
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December 19, 2012 2:15:28 PM

Well to be honest unless you have a k series processor you really don't even need a Z77 chipset. Although nothing bad will come of it if you do get one. You need a good GPU, PSU and CPU combo to be able to run games. The motherboard just has to have support for that CPU, and have a PCI-E 2.0 or 3.0 x16 port for the GPU. The PSU just have to be of a good reliable brand capable of making enough power for the system.
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December 19, 2012 2:15:29 PM

Look at this review for bf3 performance http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/battlefield-3-graph...

For MB, as long as the MB has the pcie 3.0 x16/2.0X16 (if you want cf/sli, you need have two of pcie3.0/2.0X16 =X8/X8), oc, etc.).

You need the good GPU check the link , intel cup, and 8gbRAM then you are good for that game.


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