Need suggestions for a motherboard. budget 180$

So i'm building a computer instead of just buying one and i want to know everyone's opinions, an todouble check the compatibility for all the components.. thanks a lot guys!!

Approximate Purchase Date: This week

Budget Range: (e.g.: $1400 After Rebates)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: (Gaming, torrents, web browsing)

Parts Not Required: (mouse, speakers)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (


Parts Preferences: no preference

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: no

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Im still not sure what motherboard i should get. Please let me know if you guys have any suggestions.

Case: Rosewill BLACKHAWK Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, come with Five Fans, window side panel, top HDD dock

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K

GPU: GIGABYTE GV-N670OC-2GD GeForce GTX 670 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

PSU: OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandybridge Core i3 i5 i7 and AMD Phenom

RAM: Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX

HDD: Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

TP-LINK TL-WN722N Wireless Adapter High Gain IEEE 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Up to 150Mbps Wireless Data Rates Support 64/128 bit WEP, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK, Wireless MAC Filtering

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7
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  1. If you are spending that much you really should consider a bit better PSU. That is the kind of PSU we would recommend for a $800 rig.

    ASRock Z77 Extreme 4 would be a good MB choice.

    Seasonic 620W modular
  2. Alright thanks a lot Proximan! I've been trying to get my parts list together for about a week now 'cause I really don't want to mess up my first build. Are there any other components you would suggest I change or does this seem like an acceptable build with that MB and PSU?
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