Is this a good match? Tags: CPUs Product Last response: January 5, 2013 5:29 PM in CPUs Share Mklangelo January 5, 2013 3:15:08 PM Asus P8Z77-M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard and this CPU: Intel Core i5-3570 Quad-Core Processor 3.4 GHz 6 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80637I53570 Does this mobo utilize the cpu's full capability? Thanks in advance MK More about : good match iceclock a c 135 à CPUs January 5, 2013 3:31:38 PM it wouldnt considering u wouldnt be using a k model, get the k model if u wanna unleash overclocking potentiel of the i5 3570, here: http://www.microcenter.com/product/388577/Core_i5_3570K... 169$ on sale pickup only but u should have one in ur town if u live in the us if not, this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... both good pair up m 0 l Mklangelo January 5, 2013 5:18:21 PM so really it's all about the overclocking ability and the mobo's ability to utilize that when paired with the K model of that processor? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer iceclock a c 135 à CPUs January 5, 2013 5:29:19 PM yes, for the extra 30 or so bucks, def worth getting an unlocked cpu for future free performance boost, m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBuild up PC, can you tell me if the match is good? Forum SolvedGood CPU and GPU match up? Forum SolvedIs an i5-4440 a good match for the EVGA GTX 660 2GB? Forum SolvedGood RAM match for AsRock Z87 Extreme 3, EVGA GTX 660 and i5 4670k??? Forum SolvedIs this proposed system build a good match? Forum Solvedamd fx 6300 and gtx 650 ti boost is a good match for gaming ? Forum SolvedGood match? i3-3220 & GTX 760? Forum SolvedE8400 and HD5670 - good match? Forum SolvedIs a i5 3350P A Good Match for HD5770/650 Ti? Forum SolvedRadeon HD 6670 DDR5 Good match for my system? Forum Good CPU match for GTX 780 sc Forum FX 6300 which Graphics Card is a good match for $160? Forum Is this a good GPU match for my MB? Forum SolvedGigabyte Intel Z77 LGA1155 is it a good match for ? Forum SolvedWhat LCD is a good match for 5970? Forum Would pentium g3220 and a 660 direct cu 2 be a good match? Forum I7-4770S + GTX 770... Good Match? Forum What CPU would be a good match for a pair of Radeon 7870s? Forum Will the Asus 7870hd be a good match? Forum Will the Asus 7870hd be a good match? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !