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New motherboard, which should i get?

hey guys, i goofed when i bought bought my current mobo, i went cheap and its not a good board :(

so, i plan on picking up a second 7850 some time soon to crossfire, and my current board cant crossfire, however, my current 7850 is 3 slots in size (Twin turbo 2 cooler), i may opt for an asus DirectCU II or this sapphire:
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=193_1373&products_id=21182

my CPU is an i5-3570 but i also plan on grabbing an i7-3770k down the track, so a Z77 would be preferable

also, a third PCi-e x1 slot would be great to put my wifi adapter into, if a reasonably priced board doesnt exist with this then thats fine too

Prefered shop: pccasegear.com
Budget: up to $150


Thanks, LordTumnas

EDIT: after having a look, the extreme6 seems like a good option even if it is a little over budget or perhaps the extreme4
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    The ASRock Z77 Extreme4 should meet your needs:
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=138_711_1183&products_id=19867
    It's under $150, it supports sli and crossfire, with room to do that with triple-slot cards, and an x1 slot above them that you can use for your wi-fi adapter.
  2. MauveCloud said:
    The ASRock Z77 Extreme4 should meet your needs:
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=138_711_1183&products_id=19867
    It's under $150, it supports sli and crossfire, with room to do that with triple-slot cards, and an x1 slot above them that you can use for your wi-fi adapter.


    thats for the reply, i do like that board, what advantages would an extreme6 have over it?
  3. Lord Tumnas said:
    thats for the reply, i do like that board, what advantages would an extreme6 have over it?


    The extreme6 has some extra connectors - a displayport and an IEEE 1394 port on the back, a floppy drive connector, and a PCIe 2.0 x16 slot in addition to the two PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (and in place of one of the x1 slots of the Extreme4). I think that's about it for differences.
  4. thanks guys, much appreciated, i think the extreme4 will be the new board then
  5. Its probably the most purchased Z77 board period
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  7. Glad we were able to help you today. If you have any more questions please feel free to ask.
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