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Last response: in Systems
May 6, 2012 6:28:54 PM

Hi guys, I'm building a new computer, and I need help choosing a motherboard.


Approximate Purchase Date: this week or next week

Budget Range: 1100, already have some parts ready to go

System Usage from Most to Least Important: photoshop, converting dvd's, gaming

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers,cd drive

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: any place that sells in canada

Country: Canada

No Parts Preference

Overclocking: yes

SLI or Crossfire: sli or xfire in the future if the same card can be had for less

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080


I have
corsair carbide 500r
500 gb wd black
lg cd drive

I'm planning to buy
Radeon HD 7850 http://www.memoryexpress.com/Products/MX38641 or Nvidia equivalent when it comes out but at the same price point
Hyper 212 evo
motherboard (need help choosing one as I don't understand it that well. Should I go with Z68 or Z77?)
not familiar with memory either, but 8GB should be enough http://www.memoryexpress.com/Products/MX31392
power supply corsair tx 750x http://ncix.com/products/?sku=5838 [...] omoid=1018


Thanks

More about : choosing parts

May 6, 2012 9:31:37 PM

On my repost thread, someone recommended the GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD3H LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard.

The is the i7 able to use the onboard usb 3.0 for the case?

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